Links to more resources

The Renewable Energy Centre www.therenewableenergycentre.co.uk
Useful source for lists of advisory organisations and contractors; links to contractors for downloads, brochures and other information

Carbon Footprint calculator www.carbonfootprint.com/calculator.aspx
Carbon management site with useful resources and advice

Google the UK Carbon Footprint Calculator www.google.co.uk/carbonfootprint
Calculations and management

Carbon Calculator www.carboncalculator.co.uk
Warwick University site with useful resources and advice

Energy Saving Trust www.energysavingtrust.org.uk
advisory organisation

Energy Saving Ideas www.energysavingideas.org.uk
Useful site with practical ideas

Energy Reduction Guide www.energyreductionguide.co.uk
Useful site with practical ideas; downloadable handbook; carbon calculator

Time for Change www.timeforchange.org
Useful website for information

Renewable Energy UK www.reuk.co.uk
Up to date information on alternative energy generation

Centre for Alternative Technology www.cat.org.uk
Free information service on sustainable living, with links to information sheets on all things eco. They also have an online shop selling useful books and sustainable living products

UK Green Building Council www.ukgbc.org  
advisory organisation

Shrinking the Footprint www.shrinkingthefootprint.org.uk
The Church of England's National Environmental campaign

English Heritage  www.english-heritage.org.uk 
Guidance for listed buildings (primarily) but also useful for all other applications; useful .pdf advice note

The Carbon Trust www.carbontrust.co.uk
Advisory organisation, carbon footprint calculator etc

Grant sources

Fund Finder  www.funderfinder.org.uk

Energy Suppliers

The Methodist Church has an energy buying scheme, in partnership with 2buy2. This is an easy and effective way to cut carbon, save time and save money.

 

Resources for study etc

Operation Noah www.operationnoah.org

Eco-Congregation www.ecocongregation.org
Useful modules for study and implementation

A Rocha www.arocha.org
Environmental and nature conservation site (linked to Eco-Congregation organisation)

Green building materials and embodied energy

Greenspec www.greenspec.co.uk
Useful schedule of "green" building materials manufacturers and comparison with carbon output during "cradle to grave" of materials

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