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Incoming CIBSE President says “business as usual” should not be the aim

Incoming CIBSE President Stuart MacPherson made an appeal for net carbon standards and an ambitious programme to refurbish existing buildings in his inaugural address this week, calling for targeted investment in low carbon solutions to drive recovery from the devastation ...

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Changing ideas

Think differently was the overriding message of the Workplace Trends Climate Change and The Workplace: Towards Net Zero Carbon event. Andrew Brown one of the chairs of the day reports As the Government is often keen on telling us: we ...

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Mitie moves a step closer towards its Plan Zero commitment by joining EP100 initiative

Mitie has signed up to the EP100 commitment, pledging to double its energy productivity –measured by the amount of energy used per pound of revenue generated – over the next 25 years. However, based on current targets to improve its ...

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Future fuels

Simon Lawford, Technical Manager at Crown Oil explains how paraffinic fuels are leading the way in terms of providing an immediate and reliable solution to tackling air pollution Fuel is a global requirement for economic growth and is the cornerstone ...

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Heathrow Airport transitioning to a lower carbon future with the help of ENGIE

ENGIE has announced an agreement with Heathrow Airport to replace natural gas with 100 per cent green biomethane from anaerobic digestion to all meter points, across all terminals until March 2022. The agreement builds on an existing partnership where ENGIE ...

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Net zero v. reality: Report highlights alternative fuel disconnect

Maintenance and supply are impeding greater uptake of alternative fuels despite industry appearing to fully embrace environmental targets according to a new report, Bridging the Gap to Net Zero: Solutions towards the net zero challenge, from Aggreko. The latest insights ...

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Mitie launches Plan Zero with a commitment to reach zero carbon in five years

Mitie has launched its ‘Plan Zero’ commitment, pledging that it will reach net zero carbon emissions by 2025 – 25 years ahead of the UK Government’s 2050 target. To ensure this commitment is achieved, Mitie’s Plan Zero is focused around ...

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ENGIE-led consortium to develop a zero carbon smart energy system for the town of Rugeley

Energy and regeneration specialist, ENGIE, together with a diverse consortium of partners, has been awarded a two-year demonstrator project to design a new zero carbon smart energy system for the Staffordshire town of Rugeley. The ENGIE-led consortium will create the ...

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UKGBC launches catalogue of net zero case studies

The UK Green Building Council’s (UKGBC) catalogue of net zero case studies, profiling projects that demonstrate innovative approaches that align with UKGBC’s net zero carbon buildings framework is now live on the organisations’ website. Following the launch of the Net ...

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Mace sets goal to be net zero carbon in 2020

International construction and consultancy company, Mace, has announced that it will achieve net zero carbon emissions in 2020. The ambitious target will see the company reduce its carbon emissions across its own development and operations as far as possible and ...

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