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Pentagon Sport (South) Ltd. LED Lighting and Automatic Controls

Pentagon Sport (South) Ltd. LED Lighting and Automatic Controls

European Regional Development FundBased in North Bristol, Pentagon Sport design, manufacture and install playground and outdoor learning products and facilities for schools and nurseries. As part of a relocation to a new premises, they used grant money to replace the existing fluorescent lighting with LED units. Furthermore, the selected products have integrated PIR occupancy sensors built into them which means the lights will automatically switch off in areas not being used, minimising the amount of electricity used for lighting.

Project cost: £8,550

Grant awarded: £3,420

The impact

  • lightbulb icon 73% Reduction in energy use
  • World icon 8.5t CO₂e Annual reduction in business carbon emissions
  • Hand with money in it icon £2,665 Annual saving on energy bills

West of England Green Business Grants

The West of England Green Business Grants Scheme offers small & medium enterprises in the region capital grants to improve the energy efficiency of their buildings and/or business operations.  The grants of up to £15,000 cover 50-80% of eligible costs.  The £1.7m Scheme is part of the Low Carbon Challenge Fund, which is funded by the European Union’s European Regional Development Fund and the West of England Combined Authority’s Recovery Fund.