Somerset County Council

Saving energy at school


Saving energy at school

Reducing energy waste and controlling your energy usage will help you to manage and reduce bottom line spend on utilities and reduce your carbon footprint.

Follow the simple steps below to put in place an energy management system at your school to help you monitor, manage and reduce your energy usage. Click on the links in Related Services section to find further details, hints and tips and sources of advice for each step along the way.

Engaging staff and pupils is key to the success of your energy management campaign. Raise awareness of what you are doing with staff and pupils and formalise your objectives in an Energy Policy.

Did you know: “Controlling energy usage will improve comfort for staff and students- and comfortable students will be more attentive, making learning more enjoyable for everyone” (Carbon Trust).

Steps to managing your energy usage

Step 1: Saving energy at school
Step 2: The energy team in your school
Step 3: Monitoring and metering energy in schools
Step 4: Identifying Energy Savings
Step 5: Setting a target and writing an energy action plan
Step 6: Using the online Tool - The Energy Viewer
Step 7: Implementing your school’s Energy Management System

What next?

Step 1: Saving energy at school


Contact: Energy Management Team

Address: Somerset County Council, Business Development, County Hall, TA1 4DY
Phone: 0300 123 2224

Opening Hours: Monday 8am to 6pm, Tuesday to Friday 8.30am to 5.30pm, Saturday and Sunday closed.

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