Taunton & Somerset NHS Trust

Year: 2010 - ongoing
Location: Taunton, Somerset, UK
Sector: Healthcare
Service delivered: Energy Performance Contract support

ClearLead have been providing strategic support to the Taunton & Somerset NHS Trust since 2010 in connection with their Energy Performance Contract (EPC). The Trust was one of the first in the UK to consider this approach that included partnering with a global provider of Energy Services.  Major projects and investment have been undertaken including new centralised steam boiler system, combined heat and power (CHP), new chillers, as well as a multitude of other saving activities including a complete upgrade of the hospital's Building Management System (BMS).


In parallel the Trust have now established a large team of energy champions across the hospital and a hearts and minds initiative is delivering complementary savings to the technical fixes.  The success of this project has been recognised by the UK’s Department of Health in 2013/14 that ranks the Trust as the most efficient of its size in the whole of the UK.

ClearLead also support the Trust with its carbon compliance issues.  This included the development of its CRC evidence pack and undertaking regular internal audits of its CRC procedures, against the backdrop of changes in Trust personnel.  ClearLead also support their CHPQA activities , successfully securing valuable Climate Change Levy rebates for the Trust.