Resources – Guides & Tools

Not sure where to start when it comes to reducing your organisation’s carbon footprint?

We’ve put together this handy collection of resources and useful links to guide you on your low-carbon journey…

Our resources…

Guide to Reducing Emissions

We’ve created this short guide to help you start the start the process of reducing your organisation’s carbon footprint…

> View Guide

Carbon Footprinting Toolkit

Our simple footprint calculator will help you understand your energy use and where you’re likely to make the biggest savings…

> Download footprint toolkit

Low Carbon Case Studies

Need inspiration for your project?  Read about the steps other organisations have taken in Dorset to reduce their carbon footprints…

> View Case Studies

Other/external resources…

Heat & Buildings Strategy (UK Gov)

This strategy from the UK Government sets out how the UK will decarbonise homes, and commercial, industrial and public sector buildings…

> Visit Gov.UK site

Boiler Upgrade Scheme (UK Gov)

Find out if you could be eligible for money off low carbon heating technologies through the UK Government’s Boiler Upgrade Scheme…

> Visit Gov.UK site

SME Guide to Reducing Emissions (UK Gov)

This guide from the Department of Energy & Climate Change provides guidance on steps SMEs can take to reduce energy use…

> Download Guide

What’s on offer?

Click here to see what support is available to your organisation

Case studies

Click here to see how other people have lowered their carbon usage, or contribute your own project.


Click here to fill out an online form for more information and start the low-carbon ball rolling.

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Does your organisation have a plan for how you're going to get to net zero?

Our technical officers can help you create a bespoke plan, outlining opportunities and recommendations to help your organisation prepare for a greener future.

And it doesn't stop there, we can also provide grants to help you action it 💰

Businesses, community groups and charities in the Dorset Council area can access free support, by visiting the Low Carbon Dorset website.
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Low Carbon Dorset6 months ago
If you own or run a business in Dorset, you could be eligible for a grant to help reduce your energy use.

Grants from Low Carbon Dorset can be used to help install energy saving measures like LEDs and solar panels, to help your business tackle emissions and save on energy costs.

You can find out what support is available and how to apply, on our website 👉

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