ran a project in 2006-7 to improve energy efficiency in the area.
Improved energy efficiency reduces global warming and saves money.
are lots of sources for energy-saving tips.
The Go MAD
to help people make their homes
more energy efficient. Local people who had done something at home to
save energy were entered into a monthly draw. The prizes were
energy efficiency aids (such as insulation, low energy light bulbs and
wind-up radios) supplied by South Gloucestershire Council. The Council
also helped with producing a leaflet
that included the entry form. The Thornbury Gazette gave generous
coverage of the winners and printed a series of energy-saving tips.
same time we ran the How
Low Can You Go? energy
for businesses and other organisations. The challenge was taken up by
local Councils and churches.