Long Term Aim
- Crediton and the surrounding areas to have an exemplary
ecological footprint, lower than required to meet the aims of the
- New buildings powered by renewable energy, super-insulated and
equipped with water conservation devices. All future building after
2020 will be zero carbon.
- Old housing stock meets exceeds environmental standards,
through widespread deployment of the most important energy
reduction methods and technologies.
- Citizens in Sustainable Crediton's catchment area are well
informed both on fuel poverty and environmental grounds regarding
energy demand, how to minimise it, and the most sustainable options
- Relevant local officials and politicians (parish, town,
district, and county) are successfully delivering green housing and
holistic, sustainable energy and water services, and managing
community demand. These officials are informed, supported, and held
to account by Sustainable Crediton.
a) Participate in the AD plant, Creedy Bridge and Tarka View
b) Contribute to the sustainability sections of the Crediton
c) Negotiate an affinity scheme with Good Energy similar to the
one we have with Ecotricity and promote the affinity schemes to our
d) Investigate the feasibility of joining the Fuelling
Connections scheme. This will involve seeing what resources in
terms of people/time we would need to implement such a project and
how success would be measured. If it looks feasible then we would
have to recruit a new volunteer to run the programme.
e) Contact various organisations ( eg CAB, Food Bank, Credit
Union, Senior Voice, Age Concern etc) with a view to promoting the
Cosy Devon central heating offer. This will be done either as
part of Fuelling Connections or as a seperate activity.
f) Promote draught exclusion in homes.
g) Investigate and test a traffic light system for indicating to
domestic consumers the times of peak electrical power demand. To
encourage domestic consumers to switch their electrical power
demand to off-peak times.