Low Carbon Workspaces

What is the Low Carbon Workspaces?

The Low Carbon Workspaces helps small to medium sized enterprises identify opportunities to reduce energy usage and provides grant funding to help pay for the installation of energy efficiency solutions in commercial premises.

Low Carbon Workspaces

Who can benefit? 

Grants are available to SMEs based in Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire, Berkshire, Hertfordshire, Milton Keynes and Northamptonshire. Eligible projects must result in a quantifiable reduction in greenhouse gas emissions – don’t worry, we can calculate this for you!

These interventions are a great way to save money on energy bills, and reduce your carbon emissions; helping to achieve net zero goals. Grants cannot be paid retrospectively so it is essential to apply before undertaking work or appointing suppliers. Projects funded by the scheme are a great way for your business to decarbonise and save money on your energy bills. The grants cannot be paid retrospectively. It is essential to follow the application process before undertaking work or appointing suppliers.

How can I Benefit?

  • Save money
  • Cut energy usage
  • Reduce carbon footprint
  • Improve working environment
  • Boost eco-credentials
  • Engage staff
  • Drive innovation
  • Increase productivity

Grants can fund projects that increase a business’s energy efficiency, such as:

  • LED lighting and controls
  • Heat-pumps and air-conditioning
  • Smart heating and cooling controls
  • Renewable energy technologies
  • Double glazing, roof and wall insulation
  • Voltage optimisation technology
  • Energy efficient boilers

Also Note: Buckinghamshire businesses that have previously received a grant from Low Carbon Workspaces can now ‘top-up’ by applying again for another grant, up to a combined maximum of £5,000 funding. For example: if a business previously received a £2,500 grant, it can now receive another grant of up to £2,500.