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Supporting the Drive to be Carbon Neutral

01 April 2016 | Updated 01 January 1970

Aberdeenshire Council, one of the largest Council regions in Scotland, has awarded a contract to deliver energy services to ISS.

The service provided will incorporate energy efficiency, water management, building management systems (BMS), bureau services and energy monitoring and targeting and the contract which commenced in January 2016, is for three years with an option to extend for an additional two.

The energy management provision will be delivered to approximately 930 council buildings in the local community to include schools, council offices, town halls, housing and community centres.

Aberdeenshire Council is one of the first councils to lead the drive to achieve Carbon Neutral status and has a stated goal to achieve this by 2030. It is one of the 32 council areas of Scotland, services a community of around 232,000 people and declares that it is committed to providing high quality services and delivering high standards of customer service which includes a commitment to improved levels of sustainably. 

In order to fulfil the client’s goal to be Carbon Neutral in 15 years, the ISS energy proposition includes change management and behavioural programmes for the Council’s customers and development of energy efficiency and the use of renewable energy sources.

“This type of programme is a prime example of why Scottish organisations such as Aberdeenshire Council are seen to lead the way in adopting green energy principles,” said Aneysha Minocha, Energy Services Director, ISS Technical Services. “It presented a clearly defined series of actions and outcomes which we believe we are able to deliver in an efficient and effective manner.”

 Picture: Aberdeenshire Council has awarded a contract for energy services   

Article written by Robin Snow | Published 01 April 2016


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