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  • Carmen Emmerson

    Meet the Buyer - Carmen Emmerson

    26 March 2018 By Carmen Emmerson, Category Buyer - Energy

    Carmen joined YPO four and a half years ago and is a category buyer for Energy in the Procurement Services team.

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  • Biomass heating

    Is your biomass boiler ready for winter?

    08 September 2017 By Jason Owen, Technical Sales Manager at Ashwell Biomass Solutions

    With the heating season fast approaching it’s a good time to check that your biomass boiler is serviced and ready for the winter period.

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  • School lighting

    Eight top tips to save energy over summer

    30 June 2017 By Adam Throup, Category Manager - Energy

    As the end of term approaches and you prepare to shut down your school for the summer, YPO’s Category Manager for Energy, Adam Throup, provides you with some simple energy (and money) saving tips for managing your usage and bills.

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  • LED low energy lighting

    Shedding some light on LEDs

    04 May 2017 By Steven Sefton, Category Buyer - Energy

    One of our lighting suppliers answers your questions about LED low energy lighting

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  • Corona

    YPO joins forces with Corona

    21 October 2016 By Adam Throup, Energy Category Manager

    YPO has announced a new four-year partnership with Corona Energy, launching in April 2017.

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  • Solar panels

    Lowering the carbon footprint of the public sector

    20 October 2016 By Fergus Parish, Energy Category Buyer

    Public authorities have a great responsibility in adopting environmentally friendly measures and contributing towards a green economy.

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  • Biomass

    4 things to consider before investing in biomass

    05 October 2016 By Steve Sefton, Energy Category Buyer

    With several different biomass boiler options available, customers often ask for support in choosing the right biomass system for their needs. We asked our biomass experts for some customer guidance, and they have helped us to put together this “things to consider” list.

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  • Mike Barrett

    Making money with energy efficiency

    02 September 2016 By Mike Barrett, General Manager UK & Nordics - Current by GE

    UK local authorities are facing an extended period of extremely difficult financial decision making. Here Mike Barrett, General Manager UK & Nordics at Current by GE explains why smart asset management and thinking about energy efficiency in a new way can alleviate this pressure.

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  • Diesel Exhaust Fluid

    Diesel Exhaust Fluid: The Facts

    19 July 2016 By Steve Sefton, Energy Category Buyer

    Did you know you can compliantly buy Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) using YPO’s Liquid Fuels Framework? Badged in Europe as AdBlue, it’s used in many heavy commercial diesel powered vehicles to reduce emissions of nitrogen oxides from the exhaust of these vehicles.

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  • How to store biomass pellets in six easy steps

    07 April 2016 By Steve Sefton, Buyer - Energy

    One of the most commonly asked questions from customers about a biomass boiler is, how do you store the biomass pellets?

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