Sea change in charity’s energy policy

Imagine when this might happen here – British conservation charity adopts new technology and renewable energy to heat a 300-year-old mansion, helping to save money and move away from fossil fuel use formerly the National Trust’s biggest oil consumer. In winter months, it sometimes burned around 1,500 litres of oil a day… uses a 300kW marine source heat pump – one of the first in the UK – and cost £600,000 ($1,012,410) to install. But it is expected to save the Trust around £40,000 ($67,500) a year in operating costs….also powered by clean electricity through a 50kW solar array, which the Trust says has encouraged more than 150,000 orchids to flourish. The mansion itself is working to improve its energy efficiency and has cut its consumption by more than 40%…

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