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ENGIE to help South Somerset achieve zero carbon goals

ENGIE has been contracted by South Somerset District Council (SSDC) to develop a net zero carbon roadmap to help achieve zero carbon at 10 of its largest energy-consuming sites. The move follows SSDC’s declaration of a climate ecological emergency in ...

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Willmott Dixon unveils tough carbon cutting targets

Willmott Dixon targets its buildings to be net zero carbon in use by 2030 and supply chain to be zero carbon by 2040 Willmott Dixon is targeting that all new build and refurbishment projects delivered from 2030 will be net ...

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Industry consultation highlights lack of skilled workers in the low carbon arena

According to the findings of a new industry-wide ‘skills for climate’ consultation, seven in 10 engineering services businesses (70 per cent) say they currently do not have enough competent employees to undertake ‘low to no carbon’ work. Some 39 per ...

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Tivoli commences trial of electric fleet

Specialist grounds maintenance provider, Tivoli has introduced a long-term modernisation programme for equipment and vehicles with a view to replacing them with electric or hybrid versions where possible, helping the company to achieve its goal of becoming carbon neutral in the ...

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Sodexo renews global partnership with WWF

After 10-years of successful collaboration Sodexo has renewed its partnership with global independent conservation organisation, WWF, to focus on reducing its environmental impact and achieving its carbon reduction target. Since 2010, WWF has supported Sodexo with improving its sustainable food ...

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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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