Excel London wins environmental award

Excel London has had its green credentials boosted with an award from the Carbon Trust. The East London exhibition venue has gained accreditation under the Energy Efficiency Accreditation Scheme, which means that it has been able to demonstrate three years of continual investment leading to a reduction in its energy requirements. Derek Ash, the centres’ engineering and energy manager said that the venue was delighted to have its efforts recognised. “We are working hard to introduce energy efficiency and demonstrate environmental responsibility in many areas of our business,” he commented. Excel London will make substantial cost savings as a result of its efforts according to estates director Paul May. “We have made significant investments in energy efficiency and will make positive savings as a result,” he said. “The senior management team is committed to improving the centre’s environmental impact and this is one of the many initiatives we are undertaking as part of our corporate social responsibility programme.” The venue will receive its award at a ceremony hosted by the Energy Institute in Birmingham next month.

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