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Experts urge Government to address glaring hole in energy strategy

Grundfos, a global leader in advanced pump solutions and water technologies, is urging the Government to overhaul the UK’s utilities infrastructure with energy-efficient improvements to combat the energy crisis, as research reveals its potential to cut carbon emissions and costs. ...

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Jangro celebrates two years of Planet Mark certification

Jangro, the largest network of independent janitorial distributors in the UK and Ireland, is delighted to announce that it has achieved its second year of being Planet Mark certified. This renewal means that the company has been successful in reducing ...

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Increase a roof’s longevity and reduce carbon

Undoubtedly, buildings’ sustainable management and maintenance are at the forefront of many minds, with a significant shift in how facilities managers view their long-term refurbishment and asset management programmes. With many businesses implementing clear environmental targets for the coming years, ...

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Next stage of the SFMI’s Scope 3 carbon tool is launched

The Sustainable Facilities Management Index (SFMI) has partnered with BAM FM, Bouygues ES and Skanska for Stage 2 of its project to develop a tool for managing Scope 3 carbon emissions in the FM sector. It will build on the ...

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BAM accelerates net zero carbon targets

BAM’s UK & Ireland businesses have set an ambitious carbon target to become net zero in their direct operations by 2026. It is ruling out counting electricity from green energy tariffs towards its net zero emissions. The target builds upon Royal BAM ...

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Climate goals: Is the built environment delivering on Glasgow’s promises?

By George Adams, Director of Energy and Engineering, SPIE UK Ahead of last year’s COP26 climate conference in Glasgow and the signing of the Climate Pact, the UK government launched its flagship Net Zero Strategy to move forward on its ...

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Kimpton appointed to help reduce carbon emissions at London’s Tower Hotel

HVAC specialist Kimpton has been appointed to reduce carbon impact and improve efficiency of the heating and water systems at the iconic 801-bedroom Tower Hotel in London. Having expanded nationally, and after almost 60 years in business, experts in this ...

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Scope 3 FM emissions

Kieran King, Sustainability Consultant for the SFMI & Acclaro Advisory on ways to help close the potential gap in building life-cycle emissions, where FM Scope 3 is currently excluded There has been a recent rise in companies beginning to look ...

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Net zero strategies: BESA says industry must take a circular route

According to the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA), the circular economy could play a crucial role in helping the building services sector develop more effective net zero strategies, Following a new report from the UK Green Building Council (UKGBC), the ...

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UKGBC study finds circular practices can make significant carbon savings across building lifecycles

The UK Green Building Council (UKGBC) has published new insight into the positive impact circular thinking can have in delivering whole life carbon reductions and value creation across construction projects. The study, ‘How Circular Economy Principles can impact carbon and ...

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