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Schools could save enough money to hire an extra teacher

Energy-saving measures – including lighting controls – could save enough money in an average secondary school to pay for an extra teacher, the Carbon Trust has calculated

Fifty-two local authorities will pilot school schemes in a bid to reduce energy bills which cost the sector £543 million a year.

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Architainment appointed

EcoSense Lighting has announced that it has appointed Architainment Lighting an authorised distributor of its line of specifier-grade LED lighting for commercial and residential applications throughout England and Wales.

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Sustainable strategies

Exterior lighting company Paviom has been chosen to support a two-year study into how cities can balance the need to create urban identity with a low-carbon economy.