Tag: green energy

Green upgrades for schools, leisure centres and civic buildings

Leeds City Council has secured £25.3 million to decarbonise 38 publicly owned buildings, slashing the city’s carbon emissions by nearly 4,000 tonnes. The work will also help stimulate the local green economy, safeguarding or creating an estimated 338 jobs as part of the coronavirus recovery. Iconic civic buildings, leisure centres,

Council houses to benefit from £24m green heat investment

Leeds City Council to invest £24 million in green technologies for council homes Thousands of council tenants across Leeds are to benefit from significantly cheaper energy bills as part of a transformational new programme to improve council housing and cut the city’s carbon footprint. As part of the council’s commitments

Community life at the Greenhouse

It stands proudly on the site of the former Shaftesbury House – but what exactly is lie like living at the eco-friendly The Greenhouse? Well, residents of the pioneering low-carbon development in Beeston are prime examples of a new breed of individuals making sustainable living a part of everyday life.

Hunslet Club Installs Solar Panels

The Hunslet Club in South Leeds has become one of the first pioneering youth clubs in the country to install solar panels to its roof, generating power used at the club during daylight hours and selling back any excess made to the national grid. Greener, friendlier to the environment and