May 8, 2012


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The installation of 'The Green Wall' at Burnley College has now been completed.   The installation will provide enough energy to heat and run equipment at the college’s gatehouse.  The cash saved from the green fuel, through the ‘feed-in tariff’, will pay for a student bursary, worth around £600 per annum,  will be given to an A-level construction student attending the sixth form each year.

Speakman Contractor’s installation engineers, Tim Saxon and Mark Blackburn, where two former students of the College.  “I am delighted that Speakman Contractors has been involved in this project, it clearly shows the benefits of renewable energy and the installation of the wall will help to raise and maintain student’s awareness of the subject for years to come”, commented Christopher Speakman, Joint Managing Director of Speakman Contractors and Chief Advisor on the Electrical Advisory Board at Burnley College.

“We have relationships with organisations leading the way in renewable technologies, and these partnerships allow our students and local businesses to work with the latest technologies which can develop the skills which are needed to help homes and businesses embrace the new developments in renewable powered energy sources”, says John Shaw, Head of Construction at the College.