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Beattie Invests In Solar Power

Wednesday, 18 January 2012

Beattie Communications is to invest £100,000 this year on solar panels and energy conservation measures.

By generating its own power and through energy conservation, the company will slash its fuel bills, reducing its carbon footprint by 8 - 10%.

Glasgowcompany Absolute Solar & Wind has been awarded the contract to install a 10kwp solar energy system on the roof of Beattie Communications'MediaVillageat Falkirk inScotland.

Over 50 solar energy panels will be attached to the roof of the building with the system expected to be fully operational by the end of March.

Gordon Beattie, chairman of Beattie Communications, said: "We are committed to doing all we can to reduce our carbon footprint. In addition to solar panels, we are investing in energy-efficient lighting, upgrading office equipment and installing new heating systems in our offices as well as educating our people about energy-awareness.

"We are also making more use of video and audio conferencing and most of our training programmes are now delivered remotely. It's not only reducing our carbon footprint, it's cutting unproductive travelling time.

"Over time, our aim is to become one of the greenest PR and marketing companies in the world."  

Beattie Communications, which is headquartered in London, has eight offices across the UKand partners in 40 countries around the globe. It operates three brands - Beattie, Only and 11ten

Beattie Communications is a full service PR agency with specialist industry teams covering 15 sectors including, environmental PR, healthcare PR, crisis PR, student recruitment and education PR, personal brand management, public sector PR and retail PR.

Only provides integrated marketing services to clients around the globe including advertising, brand design, direct marketing, media buying, social media marketing, internet marketing, internet monitoring and copywriting services.

11ten Group is the world's leading education marketing and student recruitment consultancy.


For further information please contact Gordon Beattie 0800 612 9890