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Majority of sustainability leaders say time and cost spent on carbon reporting is delaying decarbonisation

Seven out of 10 (70 per cent) sustainability leaders believe that the time and cost spent on reporting admin has driven decarbonisation delay as resource constraints are hampering action on sustainability goals. This is according to the findings of new ...

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Built environment should be a priority in this election says UK Green Building Council and RICS

Representatives of the built environment have responded to the announcement by Prime Minister Rishi Sunak that a general election will take place on 4th July. The UK Green Building Council – which represents some of the UK’s biggest names in ...

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University of Bradford and SSE Energy Solutions partner to drive green technology and skills development

A strategic partnership has been signed between the University of Bradford and energy infrastructure expert SSE Energy Solutions to collaborate on education, research, and the implementation of sustainable energy initiatives. The partnership aims to use the expertise and resources of both ...

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£557m government investment for public buildings to switch to cleaner energy 

More public buildings and businesses will benefit from over half a billion pounds in government funding to help reduce their energy bills and carbon emissions. Schools, pools, and hospitals will be supported to make energy efficient upgrades, with over £557 ...

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Buro Happold lands key role on national heat decarbonisation framework

The engineering, design, and advisory practice, has been awarded a place on the National Heat Network Zoning Programme to provide national zoning methodology, commercial, technical and project management support to the UK Government Department for Energy Security and Net Zero ...

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Mears highlights opportunities and challenges in decarbonising housing stock to achieve net zero

Mears Group has launched its first decarbonisation report detailing the scale of opportunity and challenge facing the UK housing sector as it works to reach the UK’s net zero targets. Building on its extensive experience of retrofitting homes to make ...

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EMCOR UK unveils Carbon Transformation solution

EMCOR UK has unveiled its new Carbon Transformation solution encompassing three key areas – data insights, digitalisation and decarbonisation. Launched in response to evolving market trends and customer needs, it will be headed up by Director of Carbon Solutions Kam ...

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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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Edinburgh College takes leap towards net zero

A new heat decarbonisation project aims to propel Edinburgh College’s ambition to be at the “cutting edge of environmental sustainability” within the further education sector and to dramatically reduce its carbon emissions by 2030. With over 27,000 students, staff and ...

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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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