What will be the rate of interest on the new Carbon Trust / Siemens Financial Services loan scheme?

The Energy Efficiency Financing scheme is designed so that the finance payments made Siemens Financial Services are offset against the anticipated energy savings which means the equipment should pay for itself while you continue to make savings year on year. The expected rate of interest charge will be between 8 and 9 % fixed over …

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How do I apply for a loan from the Carbon Trust?

The Carbon Trust and Siemens Financial Services have combined forces and together are offering financing options to all types of organizations seeking to reduce their carbon footprint. Energy Efficiency Financing is available for all kinds of projects(assuming they are qualified by the Carbon Trust as delivering real energy savings) Quantum Controls are an official carbon …

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When do the 100% interest free loans stop from Carbon Trust?

The existing scheme from Carbon Trust runs until 4th April at which point the new Carbon Trust and Siemens Financial Services scheme will become live. Quantum Controls are an official carbon trust partner and can handle the whole application process for our clients. This means Quantum can offer a cradle to grave service from initial …

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What are the details of new partnership between Carbon Trust and Siemens Finance?

A joint partnership between the Carbon Trust and Siemens to provide UK businesses with green equipment finance worth up to £550 million over the next three years has been announced today (23/3/2011). This major new deal will boost green growth and unlock business investment in the low carbon economy which is key to the UK’s …

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Who can apply for energy efficient equipment loan from Carbon Trust / Siemens Financial Services?

All businesses will be able to apply for new green growth finance from the scheme from 4 April 2011. Under a Heads of Agreement signed between the two parties Siemens Financial Services Ltd. in the UK (SFS UK) will provide the financial backing and manage the provision of funding and the Carbon Trust will use …

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What is the EU MEPS low voltage motor efficiency legislation?

The EU MEPS (European Minimum Energy Performance Standard) scheme sets mandatory minimum efficiency levels for electric motors introduced into the European market EU MEPS for electric motors has been approved since July 22nd 2009 by European Parliament. It sets mandatory efficiency levels for electric motors introduced into the European market. EU MEPS covers almost all …

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Will it be illegal to buy EEF1, EEF2 or EEF 3 motors once the EU MEPS legislation commences?

The EU MEPS (European Minimum Energy Performance Standard) scheme sets mandatory minimum efficiency levels for electric motors introduced into the European market EU MEPS for electric motors has been approved since July 22nd 2009 by European Parliament. It sets mandatory efficiency levels for electric motors introduced into the European market. EU MEPS covers almost all …

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When does it become law to buy only IE2 and higher efficiency motors in UK?

The EU MEPS (European Minimum Energy Performance Standard) scheme sets mandatory minimum efficiency levels for electric motors introduced into the European market EU MEPS for electric motors has been approved since July 22nd 2009 by European Parliament. It sets mandatory efficiency levels for electric motors introduced into the European market. EU MEPS covers almost all …

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When does the new low voltage IE2 rating become mandatory?

The EU MEPS (European Minimum Energy Performance Standard) scheme sets mandatory minimum efficiency levels for electric motors introduced into the European market EU MEPS for electric motors has been approved since July 22nd 2009 by European Parliament. It sets mandatory efficiency levels for electric motors introduced into the European market. EU MEPS covers almost all …

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How can energy efficient motors help me cut Carbon, CO2 and costs?

Captain Q has devised a simple methodical energy appraisal process that presents energy savings potential of selected application to end users.  Saving the day again!  There are 7 steps to Quantum’s energy appraisal: 1.    Outline the appraisal scope during a site audit 2.    Monitor and collect data on specific applications 3.    Data analysis 4.    Install …

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