The Low Carbon Workspaces team offer expert advice and grants of up to £5,000 to help businesses reduce their carbon emissions.
Build Back Better and Greener
There is widespread agreement that tackling climate change should now be at the heart of our economic recovery from COVID-19, and investing in energy, resource and other efficiency measures such as solar energy, heat pumps, LED lighting, insulation or even an electric vehicle, is proven to make a positive impact on your bottom line.
Low Carbon Workspaces has helped businesses in Buckinghamshire and further afield realise multiple benefits of reducing their carbon emissions.
We offer Low Carbon Grants of up to £5,000 to reduce the upfront cost of projects, greatly improving your ROI rates.
If you’re not sure where to start, our expert Project Officers can offer you free advice and support on how best to tackle energy consumption and help you identify suitable energy-efficient or waste reduction projects that are eligible for funding.
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Are you a supplier of energy efficient products and services?
Low Carbon Workspaces grants are a great way for suppliers to promote their products and services at a reduced cost to businesses.
Green measures introduced in government mini budget
On Wednesday 8th July, the government outlined support for businesses to help them protect and create jobs. This included:
- Green Homes Grant – the government will introduce a £2 billion Green Homes Grant, providing at least £2 for every £1 homeowners and landlords spend to make their homes more energy efficient, up to £5,000 per household. For those on the lowest incomes, the scheme will fully fund energy efficiency measures of up to £10,000 per household. The scheme is set launch in September. Applications will be made online, with details on how to do so still to be released.
- Green Jobs Challenge Fund – the government will invest up to £40 million in a Green Jobs Challenge Fund for environmental charities and public authorities to create and protect 5,000 jobs in England. The jobs will involve improving the natural environment, including planting trees, restoring habitats, clearing waterways, and creating green space for people and wildlife.
Read more about these recent government announcements on the Buckinghamshire Business First COVID-19 Business Support Hub.