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News - 27 February 2010

Latest thinking on saving utility costs

East Sussex businesses are snapping up FREE places (worth up to £500) at BETRE Spring 2010 training events, which help cut business utility costs and improve environmental performance.

"The BETRE course inspired us to make huge changes to the way we ran our business. Not only did we learn about our carbon footprint, we were able to reduce it with some very easy changes and we saved money each year. We got a lot of support from the team with suggestions and contacts. I would recommend anyone who wants to be more sustainable and save money to go on one of the courses" Kate Mylrea, Manor Farm Oast, an award-winning B&B.

For details of events in 2010 see below and TO BOOK ONLINE go to www.betre.org.uk and click on “Training Events”.

UTILISE – Utility Management Made Simple (formerly Simple Utilities Management Seminars -SUMS)

A practical and focused 1 day workshop to help your business effectively monitor and manage utility costs and reduce environmental risk. UTILISE looks at a range of practical ways to reduce energy, waste and water use and gives the opportunity to get advice from a Carbon Trust advisor and chartered energy engineer who has years of experience in helping businesses to improve energy efficiency. Workshops run from 9am to 5pm on:

  • Tues 16th March 2010, Hastings – last few spaces available
  • Weds 28th April 2010, Brighton – last few spaces available
  • Wed 12 May 2010, Battle

Topics covered include:

  • Tips for saving on waste, water and energy bills
  • Practical exercises and business case studies
  • Expert presentations from technical professionals
  • Learn to self audit your business and engage your staff
  • Understand environmental legislation and reduce risks

Organics – ½ day event 1.30pm - 5pm. Weds 16th June 2010, Lewes

Find out about food waste composting, the legislation and practicalities and a trial project with Lewes businesses.

Climate Change and Carbon Management – 1 day event. 26th May 2010, Newhaven

Help your organisation to prepare and adapt for climate change, calculate your carbon footprint, learn about carbon offsetting and find out about renewable energy technology.

The Easy Way to Environmental Management Systems (EMS), Hastings

3 x 1 day workshops to enable you to implement an EMS in your business in three manageable and convenient stages – following the set stages of the BS8555 EMS standard. The current workshops are fully booked, but if there is sufficient demand BETRE plans to run a second course on 22 Sept, 20 Oct and 24 Nov 2010. Delegates MUST attend all 3 workshops.

BETRE provides FREE practical and independent advice to East Sussex small and medium sized businesses on how to cut utility costs, environmental impact and carbon emissions. Over the last 6 years BETRE has helped over 900 local businesses. Bottom line savings on waste, energy and costs have totalled over £1.3m . Our FREE services include: Environmental Reviews worth up to £1,500, Grants worth up to £500 and Training worth up to £500 per delegate. For further details please visit: http://www.betre.org.uk/


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