Heronshaw School is an ‘Outstanding school’ educating 235 mixed pupils between the age of 4-7 in Milton Keynes. The school has recently become an Academy as it continues its commitment to provide an outstanding education to its pupils.
Heronshaw School had wanted to install solar panels on the roof because they knew it was a sun trap having to install canopies to shelter the classrooms from the sun.
Upon learning that they could use government funding to install and own the solar panels they set about making it a reality. When it became apparent that there were also energy savings to be had from upgrading to LED lighting the school installed both.
Our initial feasibility survey and energy bill analysis determined the scope of the energy saving opportunity. Like many schools LED & Solar PV provided an easy first step on the journey towards net zero emissions.
A detailed site audit was undertaken using proprietary software to capture building dimensions and a full asset register. Our in-house design team then undertook a bespoke design, engineering solutions which provide the optimum output, with the least resource, to deliver the greatest returns which ultimately determined INECO energy to provide best value.
Our experienced teams installed the solution during term time. With meticulous planning and execution the lighting was installed during the evenings once the children had left whilst the Solar PV was installed over the weekend.
The solution will help save the school money, improve the learning environment and reduce the schools impact on our beautiful planet.