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NHS Blood and Transplant Awarded the Carbon Saver Gold Standard

NHS Blood and Transplant has been awarded the Carbon Saver Gold Standard after taking action on climate change by measuring, managing and reducing carbon emissions across its organisation.

 
PRLog - Dec. 9, 2011 - BOLTON, U.K. -- NHS Blood and Transplant has been awarded the Carbon Saver Gold Standard after taking action on climate change by measuring, managing and reducing carbon emissions across its organisation.

During the assessment process NHS Blood and Transplant was praised for having good processes in place to collect and substantiate carbon data.  This enables efficient energy management. They worked with Carbon Saver Ltd to calculate their carbon footprint, measure the progress of their carbon management strategies, and examine their areas of risk. NHS Blood and Transplant have been investing in projects to reduce their emissions and upgrade buildings. Some of the projects implemented include; condensing boilers, plate heat exchangers, thermal insulation, BMS upgrades and energy efficient lighting.

Glenn Wilkinson, Managing Director of Carbon Saver Ltd, said,
“We are elated that NHS Blood and Transplant achieved the Carbon Saver Gold Standard. They are clearly taking climate change seriously.”

Rob Bradburn, Finance Director at NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT), said:
"We were delighted to work with Carbon Saver and gain their Gold Standard accreditation.  This demonstrates a real commitment from NHS Blood and Transplant to continually reduce its impact on the environment."

For more information on the Carbon Saver Gold Standard please visit http://www.carbonsaver.org
For more information on NHS Blood & Transplant please visit http://www.nhsbt.nhs.uk

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Additional Information

In order to achieve the Carbon Saver Standard, organisations must show an accurate footprint measurement of all required emission sources. They need to demonstrate an absolute reduction of their footprint or an equivalent relative efficiency improvement.  They also need to evidence good carbon management including carbon accounting, reduction, targets and governance.  The Carbon Saver Standard is an early action metric for the Government’s Carbon Reduction Commitment.  NHS Blood and Transplant will have an improved position on the CRC Performance League Table as a result of having the Carbon Saver Gold Standard.

Contact:
NHSBT Press Office – 0117 969 2444
Caroline Wilkinson – Certification Manager – Carbon Saver – 01204 84 34 84

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