RE:FIT (2)

MQT on 2013-01-30
Session date: 
January 30, 2013
Question By: 
Murad Qureshi
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor


On 25 January 2012 the Mayor issued a press release saying "Hundreds of jobs are set be created and millions of pounds saved for the taxpayer thanks to the Mayor's programme to make public buildings more energy efficient". Please state (a) how many public buildings have accessed measures through RE:FIT, (b) which companies are delivering energy efficiency measures to these buildings, (c) how many new jobs have been created and (d) how much money has been saved?


Answer for RE:FIT (2)

Answer for RE:FIT (2)

Answered By: 
The Mayor

(a) To date, 111 buildings have been retrofitted (near completion) using the RE:FIT Programme.

(b) The companies delivering the energy efficiency measures through RE:FIT are Balfour Beatty, E.ON, Mitie, Cofely and EDF.

(c) With over £13 million invested in energy efficiency measures across the 111 buildings, I have estimated that more than 230 jobs have been created.

(d) Measures installed across these 111 buildings are saving over £2.1 million per year on energy bills for public sector organisations.