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Equans to deliver decarbonisation of 500 homes across London

Housing association Notting Hill Genesis (NHG) has appointed energy and regeneration specialist, Equans, to decarbonise over 500 homes in London. The two-year project, which is funded by the Social Housing Decarbonisation Fund (SHDF), will see Equans working in partnership with ...

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Data is construction’s ‘strongest ally’ in decarbonising built environment

A consortium of leading organisations and professional bodies are calling for the construction sector not to let up on its commitment to reduce its impact on climate change, as it launches the ground-breaking Built Environment Carbon Database (BECD). The project, ...

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Amey gets on board with Network Rail

Amey has been appointed to two Network Rail frameworks across the North West & Central regions.  Securing places on both the Engineering and Construction Services, and the Programme and Project Management Services Frameworks, a key focus for Amey will be ...

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4 Levers paving the way for sustainable operations

Sustainability is a must-have for corporate planners today as they face increasing pressure to decarbonise from consumers, regulators, and their own corporate partners. In fact, 86% of business leaders view sustainability strategies as investments in business stability. Bringing existing operations ...

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Wates accelerates decarbonisation plans

Building and property maintenance company, Wates, has accelerated plans to decarbonise its commercial van fleet with a major investment to replace 45 small diesel, supervisor vans with new electric cars, which will be used across the Group’s UK-wide fit-out, refurbishment and ...

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Mitie boosts battery energy storage and electrical engineering capabilities

Mitie is expanding its high voltage electrical and civil engineering capabilities by welcoming the former G2 energy team to its business. Prior to its liquidation on 3 July, G2 energy supported a wide variety of engineering projects across the UK, ...

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UK encouraged to embrace heat pump technology in new white paper

Global certification body, Eurovent Certita Certification (ECC), has published a new white paper detailing the difficulties and opportunities facing the UK heating market as it moves away from fossil fuel boilers. The white paper highlights the importance of installing highly ...

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Morgan Sindall Property Services chosen to retrofit hundreds of homes

Longhurst Group has appointed Morgan Sindall Property Services to help deliver a new project to improve the energy efficiency of 581 homes over the next two years, following grant funding from the Government’s Social Housing Decarbonisation Fund (SHDF). The scheme will ...

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Just like new

The latest green buildings may be designed for sustainability, but the embodied carbon produced in their construction shouldn’t be overlooked. Shane Betts, Head of Corporate Business, Integral makes the case for retrofitting existing buildings instead When we think about sustainable ...

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Half of Mitie’s fleet is now made up of electric powered vehicles

Mitie has announced it has transitioned 50 per cent of its fleet to electric vehicles. The EV deployment is part of Mitie’s wider Plan Zero pledge, which includes a commitment to fully electrifying its fleet by the end of 2025. ...

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