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As a sector we can make an enormous difference in reducing emissions

By Alan Stenson, CEO of Neutral Carbon Zone The FM industry has a crucial role to play in reducing our global carbon footprint and achieving a net zero future. The built environment accounts for approximately 39 per cent of global ...

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Dover District Council and Veolia achieve 7.5% reduction in carbon emissions

Veolia’s commitment to supporting Dover District Council to achieve its objective of carbon net zero by 2030 has made a positive start. A decrease in carbon emissions has been achieved in Dover as part of the new environmental services contract ...

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Kingspan launches Pipe Insulation Carbon Calculator

Kingspan Technical Insulation has introduced a new carbon calculator, helping consultants to understand how pipe insulation specifications can impact whole life carbon emissions and operating costs associated with heat losses from pipework systems. The Kingspan Kooltherm Pipe Insulation Carbon Calculator ...

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Almost half of UK office landlords believe the office market is falling behind on environmental policies

New partnership research between infinitSpace and Instant Group exploring the state of sustainability within the UK office market, has revealed that the office market is falling behind on environmental policies. Key findings from the research include:   Almost half (47 per ...

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Amey hits key milestone on journey to net zero

Infrastructure services and engineering company, Amey, has gained verification of its carbon footprint from 2019 to 2021 with the British Standards Institution (BSI). Achieving verification with the globally recognised ISO 14064-1 (quantification and reporting of greenhouse gas emissions and removals), ...

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Enva improves Co2 performance for third consecutive year

The recycling and resource recovery specialist has improved its carbon avoidance performance for the third consecutive year. Releasing its latest Sustainability Report, Enva announced that in the financial year to April 2022, the use of its recovered materials avoided the generation ...

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Local authorities must decarbonise UK public buildings ‘five times faster’ to meet net zero targets

The UK government is currently missing one of its core Net Zero commitments to reduce CO2 emissions by 101 years, according to the Public Building Energy Efficiency Report. CO2 emissions from public buildings need to be reduced five times faster ...

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Vertas partners with Trakm8

Integrated facilities management firm, Vertas, has partnered up with fleet management specialist, Trakm8, to enhance the operating efficiency of its 280-vehicle fleet, consisting of vans, pool cars, mini-buses and coaches. With a focus on fleet efficiency and carbon footprint reduction, ...

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New report focuses on benefits of a technology-agnostic approach to achieve Net Zero

The Sustainable Energy Association (SEA) and Partners’ latest report brings together expertise from across the industry to explain why incorporating a diverse range of low-carbon technologies into heat and buildings policy is crucial to delivering Net Zero. Government policy should ...

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Access to data is a major challenge faced by the property sector as it decarbonises

The British Property Federation (BPF), in partnership with JLL, has released a report today that identifies the key challenges the property sector faces as it decarbonises and provides a series of policy recommendations. Access to data is a major challenge ...

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