Galliford Try Total Energy Management Service

February 1, 2018 | Case Study,
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The Project

Galliford Try manage the facilities for two private finance initiative secondary schools. In a time of rising energy costs, the schools were keen to reduce running costs and carbon emissions and to engage building users. Anthesis supported Galliford Try with the application of a total energy management service for the schools to manage utilities, provide cost reductions and ongoing support, investment and advice.

Key Services Delivered

  • Anthesis undertook an audit of the two schools and reviewed the electricity, gas and water usage
  • Tailored a Carbon Management Action Plan (CMAP) for each school, outlining key carbon and water-saving actions
  • Monitoring equipment was installed to collect detailed energy data and allow for both analysis of consumption and the monthly reporting of savings
  • Anthesis took over the Building Management System (BMS) service contract, with Boss Controls providing continuity on site

Key Project Outputs

  • Anthesis installed insulation in the boiler rooms, optimised the BMS and worked with Boss Controls to upgrade equipment and identify further improvements
  • Installed urinal control equipment, installed voltage optimisation and reviewed catering, ICT and small power equipment
  • Anthesis created a behaviour change programme and increased the visibility of energy consumption in the schools
  • Anthesis achieved large reductions in utility costs, compared to baseline

Project Impacts

  • Optimised BMS system
  • 39,591,137 litres water saved (40% reduction)
  • 20% electricity and 35% gas saved
  • 1,890 tonnes of CO2e saved

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