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Local authorities must decarbonise UK public buildings ‘five times faster’ to meet net zero targets

The UK government is currently missing one of its core Net Zero commitments to reduce CO2 emissions by 101 years, according to the Public Building Energy Efficiency Report. CO2 emissions from public buildings need to be reduced five times faster ...

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Leadec adds Green Factory Solutions to its range of services

Sustainable manufacturing concepts help to increase the resource efficiency of factories. With its Green Factory Solutions, Leadec offers new, green services along the entire life cycle of the factory. With these solutions, which reduce waste or energy consumption, for example, ...

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BDR Thermea Group acquires Fortes Energy Systems

Baxi parent company, BDR Thermea Group, which manufactures smart indoor climate solutions has acquired heat network company Fortes Energy Systems. Fortes Energy Systems is an internationally active specialist in collective heat and cold networks for residential, utility and industrial use ...

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Mitie’s net zero experts share decarbonisation predictions and advice for 2023

Mitie has gathered insights from its decarbonisation experts, to share predictions and advice for what the year ahead has in store. In its latest decarbonisation insights paper: Net Zero Navigator 2023, the company’s experts cover a range of areas including ...

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Councils may not be able to keep the lights on unless work is carried out on inefficient buildings

More than two fifths of councils have warned they will be unable to pay their energy bills unless work is carried out on many of their buildings to make them more energy efficient. This is according to a new poll ...

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HVO fuel vital to help us decarbonise says BAM in new report

Construction and infrastructure firm, BAM, has committed to using HVO (hydrotreated vegetable oil) as a carbon-saving fuel source following a thorough review of the supporting evidence. The review means BAM will continue to use HVO fuels as part of its ...

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2 in 5 educational institutions ‘not confident’ they’ll meet decarbonisation targets

New research shows that just one in 10 higher education (HE) and further education (FE) institutions are ‘very confident’ about meeting their decarbonisation targets, in line with the government’s goal of a 78 per cent reduction in emissions by 2035 ...

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Decarbonisation retrofit wins for Novus

Novus Property Solutions’ Sustain service has been named as an approved supplier for several prestigious frameworks and organisations. Since its launch less than 12 months ago, Sustain has offered Novus’ customers across the housing sector a one-stop-shop for specialist assistance ...

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RICS calls for urgent action to decarbonise real estate

With buildings producing approximately 25 per cent of all UK emissions, RICS is calling on the Government to urgently address gaps and meet ambitious climate targets. According to RICS, existing UK Government decarbonisation policies are “insufficient” and have “no incentives” ...

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Infogrid acquires ESG data and analytics firm

Infogrid, a leader in building intelligence SaaS technology, has acquired Aquicore, an ESG data and analytics company that empowers real estate institutions to take the actions necessary to achieve net zero carbon. The announcement comes off the back of a ...

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