Suffolk Medical Manufacturing Business uses grant to cut energy costs


Plinth Medical, based in Eye, Suffolk, are a manufacturing firm with 40 years of continuous experience of providing medical patient furniture. They have recently been awarded grant funding from the Business Energy Efficiency (BEE) Anglia project to upgrade the lighting in their new premises to LED.

Following an independent energy audit, Plinth Medical were awarded a grant of £4,500. The energy savings gained by implementing this project will amount to 13.2 CO2e per year, plus cost savings of £2,400. This will support future growth within their business, while working to protect our environment in line with their environmental policy. 

“Our new site needed a complete renovation, BEE Anglia were extremely helpful with energy saving advice and recommending grant funding for LED Lighting.  We’ve seen a significant difference in quality of light and expect to see a substantial reduction in our running costs.”
Niall Dyer, Managing Director at Plinth Medical 

“I am delighted that we have been able to support Plinth Medical Ltd to enhance their sustainability – both economically and environmentally via this scheme.  The Business Energy Efficiency Anglia project offers all businesses the independent assurance that these savings will really be achieved.”
Cllr. Matthew Hicks, Cabinet Member for Environment and Public Protection, Suffolk County Council

The BEE Anglia project is funded by the European Regional Development Fund and is being delivered across the region through a partnership of Suffolk County Council, Norfolk County Council, Groundwork and NWES.   

The project has three core offers that have been designed to help businesses reduce carbon and save money using independent advice, funding and recognition for their efforts.

Find out more here or call the team on 01473 350370.

Niall Dyer Thomas Briggs from Plinth Medical with Grace Randall from Suffolk County Council