DEFRA & EA
Department for Environment Food & Rural Affairs and The Environment Agency

The Numbers

  • £4.5m energy and renewables contract
  • 32 sites comprising 70,000m²
  • Laboratories, research, offices & depots
  • 415 tonnes per annum CO² savings
  • 75% construction complete
DEFRA & EA
DEFRA & EA
DEFRA & EA

The Works

  • LED lighting upgrade
  • High efficiency motor retrofit
  • BMS recommissioning and optimisation
  • Demand side response on standby generators
  • 200 kW gas CHP
  • Solar PV and solar thermal
  • Critical backlog mitigation

“Breathe Energy have been working with Defra for over 14 months and since early stages there has been a professional approach to the project. The team advising Defra are knowledgeable and have developed a programme of works that will deliver material savings to the Department. In my role of Project Sponsor I will recommend BREATHE Energy as a trusted and professional working partner.”

Carolina Butler
Senior Programme and Project Manager, Defra