Small church CO2 reduction opportunities

        Browse around this diagram of a small church building to see the key carbon reduction opportunities. 

 

     
        Replace tungsten lamps with compact fluorescent lamps (ie 'energy saving lightbulbs)
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Save 75% of the lamp's energy use

Low cost
Payback over 1-2 years 

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        Replace lighting with more efficient systems
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Save up to 40% of target illuminated area lighting use

Low cost
Payback over 2-7 years

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        Install separate lighting circuits for different areas of the room
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Save up to 5% target illuminated area lighting use

Low cost
Payback over 7-20 years

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        Draught proof external doors
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Reduce building heat loss by up to 10%

Low cost
Payback over 1-2 years

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        Replace existing electric heating with radiant heaters
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Save around 7% of total space heating energy use

Low cost
Payback over 7-20 years

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        Insulate roof
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Save up to 90% of the
25% building heat loss
made through the roof

Capital investment
Payback over 2-7 years 

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        Replace very old fluorescent T12 &/or T8 lighting with T5 lighting
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Replacing T12-T8s / T12s-T5s may provide 8-40% (respectively) of total onsite lighting use Capital investment
Payback over 2-7 years

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