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Actisense cuts carbon emissions thanks to Low Carbon Dorset programme

Posted on: 11/11/2020

Dorset-based Marine electronics specialists, Actisense, are set to dramatically drop their carbon emission output, thanks to help from the Low Carbon Dorset programme.

The company’s offices and factory facilities, based on the Nuffield Industrial Estate in Poole, Dorset,  are set to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by approximately 4.7 tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent, annually.

Working with Low Carbon Dorset, and making use of generous grant funding, Actisense are installing an LED lighting system as well as a new, high-efficiency boiler and hot water tank.

Company Director, Michele Whitehurst, oversaw the project:

Working with Low Carbon Dorset has been an absolute pleasure. Having identified key areas where we could make significant environmental improvements, we’ve been able to implement our Actisense Energy Efficiency project and future-proof our facilities with an excellent new heating and lighting systems. 

Low Carbon Dorset is a programme of activities to help stimulate growth in Dorset’s low carbon economy. The programme offers free technical support as well as grant funding for projects that adopt renewable energy and energy efficient practices.

Low Carbon Dorset is funded by the European Regional Development Fund, and run by Dorset Council and the Dorset Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Actisense engineer, manufacture and sell over 50,000 products a year in the marine electronics and smart agritech sectors. They employ a team of 28 and sell their products via a trusted network of over 80 distributors in 47 countries globally.

For more information about Actisense, visit www.actisense.com.
To learn more about the Low Carbon Dorset programme, visit www.lowcarbondorset.org.uk.

 

 

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