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Our mission is to help public buildings become more energy efficient.

By lowering energy use and carbon emissions it will help to reduce cost and make a huge difference to the environment at the same time.

If your public building is located in located within the Greater Lincolnshire area you could be eligible for grant funding. 

The funding is there to help you invest in energy saving measures for your building such as LED lights, solar PV, building management systems and much more! 

Examples of public buildings include schools and local authority buildings.

The mission

The energy saving measures that could be put into place but not limited to are:

  • Solar PV
  • Heat pumps
  • Small wind turbines
  • Heating replacements and upgrades
  • Hot water saving measures
  • Controls and zoning to manage heating more effectively
  • Building management systems and display dashboards for building users
  • Lighting upgrades and controls
  • Refrigeration upgrades and controls
Energy Saving Measures

Smart Energy will fund up to 50% of an energy saving project for a public building.

In addition to the funding that we provide, applicants must be prepared  to provide match funding from their own resources which is also public funding.

One funding stream that has been widely used is Salix Finance which provides 100% interest-free finance for energy efficiency projects across the UK public sector.

For more infromation on Salix head over to their website 

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Currently we have closed full applications, but you can still express an interest just in case further funding becomes available.

Please read the eligibility and further information below before expressing your interest: 

Public Building Information (PDF 100 KB)

It may be useful to have to hand last years energy bills, information about the building e.g. square meters, services you provide to help you complete your expression of interest. 

Express an Interest

Explore Grimsby Town Hall

Have a little peak inside Grimsby Town Hall. Vicky Dunn, Energy Manager for Smart Energy, explains the LED lighting project that took place. The cherished Town hall is now flying a greener flag  for the local area. 

Case studies

Don’t just take our word for it! Why not check out some of the fantastic public buildings and businesses that we have helped to save money and energy.

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