The CREST: Schools and Community Energy Conference 5th March 2014

The CREST: Schools and Community Energy Conference is Southend on Sea Borough Council’s fourth annual low-carbon and sustainability conference, which will take place throughout the afternoon of Wednesday 5th March 2014 at the Forum, Southend on Sea
About:
The first session of the Conference focuses upon schools as an example of how a successful energy efficiency programme and an uptake in renewable technologies not only results in cost savings and establishing new revenue streams but can improve the educational/learning environment and help Local Authorities to deliver key objectives around fuel poverty, health, education, transport and community cohesion.
The second session addresses the increasingly important role that Local Authorities have to play in the financing of the local low-carbon economy. Adopting the right inward investment strategy and financial approach can create jobs, reduce costs across the public and private sector, grow the local economy and be key in supporting the regeneration of an area.
Speakers: 
A full agenda will be published at the beginning of February, but confirmed speakers include:
RE:FIT
Ashden
Pure Leapfrog
10:10
Marksman Consulting
Cambridgeshire County Council
West Sussex County Council
You can register your interest in attending the conference at www.crest.eventbrite.com
CREST – or Community Retrofit through Sustainable Technologies – is an ERDF funded project that aims to highlight the benefits that sustainable technologies can bring to organisations. You can find out more information here
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2 Responses

  1. I am booked on this already, and if you like can report back to you on it afterwards, Kamil.

  2. Great, looking forward to seeing you at the conference. I have got a slot but wider feedback will be appreciated as I cannot be in all the places at the same time:) your previous update on the London event was very useful so hopefully you will have a few minutes after this conference to write me a few words and I can add to a post I will be making.

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