The voice of Banbury business

Making Sense of the Energy Crisis Part2

Join The Banbury Chamber of Commerce for

“Making Sense of the Energy Crisis Part2”

on 23rd March at 5.00pm, at Lock29.

What are the aims of the event?

To provide an overview of the energy crisis, to create a movement for sustainability, addressing the impact of climate change within the local area and to help businesses work towards Net Zero.  

To provide insight into how businesses can improve the efficiency of their premises, give an insight into Cost Management for a business around energy and guidance on local support on offer for businesses.

Registration is required and tickets for Chamber Members are FREE

Non-Members Fee: £25 non-refundable


Cost Management

Certification of Buildings - Improvements

Zero Carbon Objectives

Our Facilitator will introduce the panel style discussion and we shall lead with a summary from each contributor on their topic.

There will be the opportunity for audience participation

Our Contributors

Tammy Marrett,

Green Savvy

Tammy specialises in working with SMEs and the public sector here in Oxfordshire. She is passionate about supporting organisations on their journey towards greater sustainability.

Green Savvy Provides local businesses with sustainability advice – how to get started, practical steps to take, developing a strategy and signposting. Over the last few years, Green Savvy has supported Oxfordshire County Council with its climate emergency work, embedding sustainability considerations within the organisation and engaging staff along the way.

Derek Hettenbach, Better Business Connections

With experience gained in over a decade in Renewable Energy, Better Business Connections has access to the latest technologies and innovations for businesses or consumers looking for the best installation and possible solution to their requirements. Working with select providers they provide a variety of types and styles of installation and bespoke solutions according to the needs of their clients.

Tracy Smart,

The Smart Team

The Smart Team provide outsourced finance skills to SMEs, supplying access to highly experienced finance directors and leaders (and a core finance team if businesses need it). They support finance teams by supplying flexible outsourced finance and leadership to businesses without the hefty salary costs of direct employment.

Tracy helps clients feel confident in their decision-making by giving insight and clarity over their finances, and she supports them to build flexible finance teams that give them just the right mix of experience and technical ability when they need it.

John O’Brien,
LCMB Building Performance Specialists

John O’Brien Managing Director and Founder of LCMB, formed in 2009 to make a difference for clients by ensuring their buildings are more productive for their people, their organisation and society.


LCMB works with you to transform your buildings into highly productive workplaces that help your people to thrive. LCMB help you to reduce your resources, operational costs and carbon footprint while enhancing your staff's health, well-being and performance capabilities.



Castle Quay Waterfront, Castle St,
Banbury, OX16 5UN
United Kingdom


5:00pm - 6:00pm : Arrival and informal networking

6:00pm - 7:00pm : Introduce Panel

7:00pm - 8:00pm : Open the floor to questions from the audience

8:00pm - 8:45pm : Informal networking

* Approximate timings

Making Sense of the energy crisis Part2