Small churches

Small churches use less than 20,000 kWh of energy per annum.

Have a look at the image and list below to see how you can reduce your small church building's carbon footprint.

 

 

Replace tungsten lamps with compact fluorescent lamps Save 75% of the lamp's energy use

Low cost
Payback over 1-2 years 

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

Low cost
Payback over 2-7 years

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

Low cost
Payback over 7-20 years

Draught proof external doors

Reduce building heat loss by up to 10%

Low cost
Payback over 1-2 years

Replace existing electric heating with radiant heaters

Save around 7% of total space heating energy use

Low cost
Payback over 7-20 years

Insulate roof

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

Capital investment
Payback over 2-7 years 

Replace very old fluorescent T12 &/or
T8 lighting with T5 lighting


Replacing T12-T8s / T12s-T5s may provide 8-40% (respectively) of total onsite lighting use Capital investment
Payback over 2-7 years

 

For real life examples, click on the links below:

Haygreen Methodist Church

 

 

Old Weston Methodist Church

 

 
 

Raunds Methodist Church

 

 


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