East Kent Hospitals Energy Performance Contract
East Kent Hospitals University NHS Trust

Project Summary

  • Site – Kent & Canterbury, William Harvey and QEQM Hospitals
  • Value – £11.3m
  • Annual cost savings – £1.2m
  • Carbon avoidance – 2,200 tCO2e
East Kent Hospitals Energy Performance Contract
East Kent Hospitals Energy Performance Contract
East Kent Hospitals Energy Performance Contract

The Works

2 phases – Energy Quick Wins (EQW) and Energy Reduction Programme (ERP)

EQW includes:

  • BMS optimisation
  • Split unit controls
  • Insulation and steam trap repairs

ERP includes:

  • 2 new CHPs (600 kW and 800 kW)
  • Solar PV
  • Lighting retrofits (funded through NEEF)

“East Kent Hospitals is delighted to be working with Breathe to accelerate significant energy saving across the Trust’s estate. The investment will enable the Trust to reduce its CO₂ emissions and energy consumption whilst replacing ageing plant with state of the art equipment for the long term.”

Keith Bourn
Assistant Director of Strategic Estates