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Arcadis helps DMO drive 40% reduction in energy consumption

The UK Debt Management Office (DMO) has been working alongside Arcadis, a leading provider of project and cost management services, to reduce its overall energy consumption in line with Government-wide sustainability targets.

In response to the Government's 10% carbon reduction commitment, during 2010/2011 the DMO reduced its electrical energy consumption by 40.8%, saving over 16,000. CO2 emissions were also reduced by an impressive 25.8%. The DMO has also successfully reduced their Display Energy Certificate rating from 219 to 161, which has shown a clear improvement in the building's energy performance. The DMO are already looking to further enhance energy efficiency going forward, and Arcadis has assisted in putting together a clear plan of action for the remainder of 2011 and beyond.

This initiative began in 2009 when Arcadis partnered with the DMO to target sustainability improvements and implement energy saving initiatives. These included the installation of automatic lighting and efficient alternatives, internal staff awareness campaigns, and the introduction of an energy log book. ARCADIS also collated energy consumption data to make it easier to see where savings can be made.

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