23 - energy efficiency

Energy efficiency is often the most cost effective first step in reducing your contribution to climate change.

It refers to products, systems or behaviours that use less energy to do the same or a better job. Energy efficiency saves money on utility bills, as well as  cutting carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions.

Energy Efficiency - Factsheets

This factsheet provides an introduction to some of the issues that are going to be a significant part of the future of UK farming. It outlines some of the headline challenges that we are going to have to deal with, but also the...
SunflowersGeneral adaptations for farmers and growers.

Energy Efficiency - Case Studies

Simon Taylor: Focus on ground source heat pumpsSimon and Jenny completed their new-build farmhouse in 2006. Their aim from the outset was to build a modern farmhouse, with maximum energy...
Michael Neeld: Focus on ground source heat pumpsMichael Neeld runs Comeytrowe Equestrian Ltd, a British Horse Society approved livery yard on the outskirts of Taunton. The farm also has five office...
Philip Pearson is a tomato grower in Cheshire. Investing in a wealth of renewable technologies, he has taken a whole farm approach to reducing the...