Sustainability is about reducing the cost of service delivery to benefit the environment and the local economy.

A good sustainability strategy delivers financial benefits. Incorporating sustainability as a core part of the overall business plan can help to significantly reduce fixed costs, as well as being good for the environment and the local community.

We are experts in creating sustainable solutions that will deliver cost, carbon and energy savings. But we know these have to be affordable so return on investment is always a critical factor for us.

What we do

If you’d like to talk about how we can support your project, contact Alexandra Hammond at

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“Essentia has become a much-valued and trusted partner. They are extremely efficient and effective and have delivered excellent outcomes and value to the Trust.”
— Steve Kent, Energy and Sustainability Officer at Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust

Expected support from Essentia

Essentia works with organisations across the public sector, quickly and efficiently through:

  • transparent communications throughout the project
  • a collaborative approach to ensure all requirements are met
  • establishing clear expectation on deliverables

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Case Studies

East Kent Hospitals University NHS FT to Deliver Vital Energy Savings

Introduction Essentia’s sustainability team played a vital role in helping East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust (EKHUFT) procure an Energy Performance Contract (EPC) which will deliver over £1 million cost savings and a 17 per cent reduction in CO2 emissions per annum. The issue The Trust’s main objectives were…

Essentia develops sustainble travel plan for London Trust

Essentia showed real leadership in the field of driving sustainable travel, and have helped us deliver a robust and leading plan that will serve us well with future planning needs. They had the resource and energy to deliver this project in a short time-scale and we are very pleased with…

Worcester Acute Hospitals NHS Trust – EPC

Overview A large three-site NHS Acute Trust required significant investment in its estate to deliver cost and carbon dioxide emissions savings, as well as improve the building's fabric and long term resilience. Solution Essentia's leading Energy Performance Contracting (EPC) framework provided a fast-tracked and fully project-managed EPC process, which worked…

St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

The issue St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust had a target to deliver a minimum of 20% saving on utility consumption in in year one and also meet its obligation of a 10% CO2 reduction by 2015. They needed to do this in a cost effective manner that would…