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    A Green Christmas

    Forget a white Christmas: this one was greener than ever before. The Guardian reported in a recent article that the energy used over Christmas 2016 was obtained from 40% renewable sources.

    Sources of renewable energy include wind power, solar energy and hydroelectric technology. In the past, investing in these and other forms of renewable energy was perceived as too expensive by many people. This encouraging news shows that modern-day renewable energy technologies can supply a significant proportion of the UK’s energy requirements.

    The figure of 40% is a marked increase from 25% in Christmas 2015, indicating a clear shift from reliance on fossil fuels. Technology used in wind turbines is much more affordable now than in years gone by. This is crucial to the success of green energy production as sources must always be efficient and cost effective for application to be feasible on a wider scale.

    A Greener Future

    Kimpton offer a range of services based on renewable energy technology. If you are interested in minimising your building’s carbon footprint, we offer a full service from conceptual design right through to installation. With our expertise and vast experience within the sector, Kimpton can give you and your facility a greener future.

    Our services include installing biomass boilers to provide more efficient heat sources, implementing rainwater harvesting systems and using fossil fuel technology in a more responsible way with combined heat and power systems.

    Using technologies such as these, we can help you reduce the impact your building has on the environment both locally and globally. In the past, many critics thought that renewable energy sources would never prove to be a sufficient replacement for fossil fuels. However, modern technology makes them not only a great choice for the environment but also have the potential to save you money on things like heating costs and utility bills.

    If you would like to learn more about Kimpton’s renewable energy services, please visit our Renewables page. For a chat about which services may be the most suitable for your needs, please call our friendly and experienced team on 0151 343 1963.

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    What our customers say

    • Kimpton Energy Solutions have provided a reliable and helpful service at Dover and Philharmonic Court since they were opened in 2014 /15. A good working relationship is maintained with the service engineers and having a key account manager who is responsive and maintains regular communication has been a key factor in service provision.Having a…

    • Kimptons provided a ‘planned maintenance schedule’ to suit our academic year requirements and maintained the dates set out. Their engineers were always well presented and aware of how to conduct themselves within our environment. They were all trained and knowledgeable on the various items of equipment they came to work on. Mr Mike Pickles,…

    • We are happy with the service Kimptons have provided over the years. Their engineers are local and have great knowledge of our systems. We have built up an excellent working relationship with service engineers along with their office staff. Mr Kevin Foy, Notre Dame College

    • The Kimpton engineers on site are always accommodating to requests from the estates team with regards to heating, ventilation and air conditioning issues. The planned maintenance schedule has developed over the years and works well throughout the year. Having a key account manager who attends site on a weekly basis provides an excellent line…

    • The installation will improve the comfort conditions in several areas of the school servicing both pupils and staff. We are very experienced in undertaking projects in these conditions were flexibility and careful scheduling is key and this was crucial to our appointment on this contract.

    • We have been using TKR Services since their inception and during that time they proved to be not only commercially competitive, but also, looking from an Engineers point of view they have strived to provide the highest quality work.

    • The Plaza is a showpiece building for Bruntwood in Liverpool and we have since made it our own headquarters in the city. To reflect this, we needed to ensure that the fit out was of the highest quality, whilst maintaining the high levels of service our tenants expect from Bruntwood.