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Carbon Management

John A. Herbert| director

How is your business going to survive in a low carbon economy, and what does it really mean for you today?

With so many issues on the table, financial crisis, finite fossil fuels, rising energy bills, damaged environment, climate change - the drive towards creating a low carbon economy has picked up pace. low carbon economy

Increasing your customers are looking for ways to differentiate, consumers are now making decisions to choose goods and providers that are greener, leaner and environmentally sustainable. Unless your credentials are "advertised" customers are already buying elsewhere.

There are many financially viable options to help you tackle increasing fuel costs and climate change - one strategy to help drive your business forward is becoming a "carbon neutral" or "low carbon" organization.

We can help creating solutions strategies to met this challenge, saving you money, reducing pollution and simultaneously reducing your carbon footprint.

What is your Carbon Footprint?

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Your carbon footprint is a term used to describe your total annual carbon consumption from your business activities. It is calculated based on scientific audit principles and identifies the quantity of carbon used to operate your business, and importantly offer the opportunity for solutions for lower your carbon load.

Most businesses are carbon positive, that means they emit large quantity of carbon every year - Kelcroft develops solutions and strategies to lower your usage, and can help acquire offsets (purchase of real carbon credits) to balance that carbon emitted during your regular business activities.

The carbon footprint is based on scientific principles, where the equivalent impacts are calculated based on the energy usage, and hence the carbon created during operation of your home, office or factory.
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Reducing Carbon

Obvious as it may sound lowering your energy consumption lowers your carbon load, and reduces the environmental impact - helping you create a more sustainable business. Kelcroft's carbon audit identifies your direct and indirect carbon loading, and offers creative sustainable solutions to lower your carbon impact.

Carbon Credits

Once your present carbon footprint is established the next stage is creating the right strategy to help reduce your footprint and or facilitates carbon offsets to bring your business to carbon neutral.

Prevention is better than the cure, reducing pollution impact before it enters the environment, where the removal is difficult and the cost of remedial works are significantly higher

Increasingly, energy efficient buildings also enhance your corporate profile, indeed the growing pressure for corporate environmental reporting, as a normal component of the annual report, will certainly drive future occupancy rates.

With oil hovering around US$140 [1] per barrel, and no reduction in sight, energy charges will soon begin to dominate your balance sheet. Customers and shareholders will be demanding improved performance - P2E2 is just one opportunity helping to reduce expenditure.

Kelcroft creates innovative smarter energy solutions that improve your bottom-line period

In commercial buildings approximately forty percent (40%) of the total energy cost is consumed just to provide air-conditioning[1], within hotels and some industrial facilities it is even higher. Eighty six percent (86%) of the electricity generated in Hong Kong is used in buildings - that's an opportunity to lower costs, reduce pollution and give your business the competitive edge.

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What is the Future Outlook

Kelcroft helps solve these problems providing strategic consultancy advice for the carbon economy across Asia, our experience and expertise includes:

For further information how to apply low carbon strategies to lower your cost call Mr John A Herbert today at our Hong Kong office +(852) 2335 9830

[1] US$ 140 is based on July 2008 oil price
[2] EMSD End use energy Data

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