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Solar for Schools: Clear, impartial advice

Barker is an integrated property consultancy and trusted advisor to schools, trusts, colleges and universities across the country.

Partnering with sector bodies the Confederation of School Trusts (CST), The Trust Network (TTN), Association of School and College Leaders (ASCL) and Institute of School Business Leadership (ISBL) we help promote best practice in estates and energy management in the schools and academies sector.

 

              

 

Compare the market
Solar PV systems are a fantastic way to take action on climate change and reduce energy costs but with many suppliers and funders in the market, many organisations do not know where to start or are worried about making the wrong decision.

As a trusted advisor to the academies sector, Barker is helping schools and Trusts install Solar PV systems that offer the optimum returns for the school.

At Barker we do not favour particular products, suppliers, finance models or procurement routes. Our impartial advice will help you make the best decision for your organisation and obtain best value.

• Systems optimised for the school, not the installer or funder.

• Different funding options assessed to enable schools and trusts to make the right decision for their organisation.

• Competitive procurement process to achieve value for money and compliance with the Academies Handbook.

• Professional project management and technical due diligence. No false promises, no hidden surprises.

Generate your own energy with Solar PV
The more energy you can generate, the less reliant on shifting energy prices you will be. A school can typically generate 25% of its electricity on site from Solar PV panels.

Funding solutions are available to enable schools and trusts to do this even if they do not have available capital.

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How Barker can help?
Barker is an integrated property consultancy and trusted advisor to schools, trusts, colleges and universities across the country.

We help develop and implement energy management strategies that save money, reduce carbon emissions and engage with your staff, students and community.

Barker have installed thousands of PV panels to schools across the UK generating millions of pounds in savings and starting the journey to net zero.

We will support and guide you on your sustainability journey. Barker manages the entire process, from start to finish — letting you focus on delivering your educational goals.

Register for your FREE Solar PV assessment. CONTACT US today.

 

Why Barker?

Barker are affiliated partners to the Confederation of School Trusts (CST) , Association of School and College Leaders (ASCL), Institute of School Business Leadership (ISBL) and The Trust Network (TTN).

We are proud to work with many of the largest Multi-Academy Trusts in the UK.

 

             

 

We are impartial
We are not salespeople. We do not favour particular products, suppliers, finance models or procurement routes. Our impartial advice will help you make the best decision for your organisation and obtain best value.

Clear, professional advice
We help you through the whole process from strategy to delivery and beyond. We provide clear, transparent proposals with no hidden surprises.

With you for the long term
We build long-term partnerships with our clients. Our aftercare services help you manage and monitor your projects to ensure effective operation and protect your investment.

 

We are education specialists 
We are not generalist sustainability consultants. We are education estates experts. As such, we know how education organisations are governed, operated and financed so we can provide solutions that comply with financial regulations.

We are highly experienced 
We have a proven track record of project delivery with organisations throughout the UK. We know how to deliver projects on live education sites prioritizing safety and ensuring business as usual.

Find out how Barker can support your organisation to save carbon and save money. Contact us today.

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