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The biggest student turn-off....... Intelligent Thermostats

The biggest student turn-off....... Intelligent Thermostats
Nick Proctor
Nick Proctor

The intelligent thermostats work by reducing the heat output as soon as someone leaves their room; gradually reducing the heating load by 'stepping down' from the starting point (set by the user of the room) to an ambient heating setting and then to frost protection mode. The thermostats, used by buildings such as Centre Parks in Europe, are a way of controlling energy use in the build environment without human control.

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Winners of Energy Efficient Partnership of The Year 2014!

Winners of Energy Efficient Partnership of The Year 2014!
Nick Proctor
Nick Proctor

Our award reflects the amount of work we do in the student sector (working with more private student housing companies than any other energy consultancy in the UK). We've even developed a business for giving students designer crate's of craft beer, Nando's chicken and Tesco food vouchers for being energy efficient; [You can check out our student behaviour change project here]

The 2014 Winning Entry is

Officially We are Investors In People

Officially We are Investors In People
Nick Proctor
Nick Proctor

This year we have been focussing on processes and clarity. There is still a long way to go before we are the employer we aspire to be but this is a huge milestone.

This one's a 'tap on the back' to our staff and leadership team. Well done!

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