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BESA in a show of support for the urgency of net zero

Concerns expressed by the UK’s Climate Change Committee (CCC) that current economic and energy security issues could derail progress towards net zero carbon targets have been echoed by the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA).  In its latest report, the Committee ...

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Built environment associations join forces to promote the sector across the UK and the Republic of Ireland

The Association for Consultancy and Engineering (ACE) and the Association for Consultancy and Engineering Ireland (ACEI) have teamed up to promote built environment sectors across the UK and the Republic of Ireland The Chief Executive of ACE, Kate Jennings recently ...

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CIBSE appointed new scheme administrator for NABERS UK

NABERS has appointed the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) as its new NABERS UK scheme administrator, taking over the reins from The Building Research Establishment (BRE). NABERS UK is a leading building energy efficiency and decarbonisation initiative that ...

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Frasers Property wins Fitwel 2024 award at Winnersh Triangle

The multinational real estate developer, investor and manager has been recognised as a recipient of Fitwel’s ‘Best in Building Health’ (BiBH) Awards 2024 for achieving the Highest Scoring Project (Built) and Highest Scoring Project: Commercial Industrial Site v2.1 (Built), for ...

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Organisations and experts join UKGBC to better understand opportunties to retrofit non-domestic buildings

Retrofitting non-domestic property will play a crucial role in achieving net zero targets. Building on the UK Green Building Council’s (UKGBC) Retrofitting Offices report, the UKGBC’s Non-Domestic Retrofit: Retail and Logistics project seeks to explore how we can best decarbonise ...

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Trio of appointments at Supply Chain Sustainability School

The Supply Chain Sustainability School, a leading online platform dedicated to promoting sustainable practices within supply chains, has appointed three new members to its Board of Directors. The new appointees – Aled Williams, Mandy Messenger, and Ben Stone – bring ...

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Mitie partners with Salesforce to develop ‘Emissions Intelligence’ service

‘Emissions Intelligence’ is the latest addition to Mitie’s ‘Plan Zero’, a suite of services to support organisations to decarbonise, improve efficiency and secure their energy supply. Mitie has launched a new managed carbon reporting and reduction service ‘Emissions Intelligence’ to ...

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Built environment institutes renew joint pledge to tackle global instability

With almost 70 per cent of the world’s population predicted to live in cities by 2050, major built environment professional institutes, including architects, planners, structural engineers and landscape practitioners, have renewed their joint pledge to collaborate to tackle urgent global ...

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CIBSE Building Performance Award winners 2024

The Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) has announced the winners of the 2024 Building Performance Awards which celebrate excellence in the built environment. The Awards took place on 29 February at the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge, bringing together ...

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BBP launches new Acquisitions Sustainability Toolkit

An enhanced Acquisitions Sustainability Toolkit, designed to support commercial property owners in assessing the sustainability characteristics of buildings during the acquisition phase has been launched by the Better Buildings Partnership (BBP). The refreshed Toolkit provides a detailed sustainability checklist for ...

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