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Report reveals that UK power outages doubled last year

The number of power outages in the UK has more than doubled in the past year, potentially costing UK businesses hundreds of thousands of pounds, according to Eaton’s latest Blackout Tracker report. In 2013 there were 505 reported outages, compared ...

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Inefficient energy management systems are costly

International testing, inspection and certification body BM TRADA claims inefficient energy management policies and management systems are leaving public and private-sector organisations “wide open” to major financial risk. Spiralling energy costs, growing concern over energy security and increasing regulatory pressure to reduce ...

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Air tight construction

In this edition of FAST Facts, BM Trada’s head of operations, Tom Gregory, explains the requirements for air tightness testing of premises, as part of the Government’s push to improve the energy efficiency of buildings WHAT IS AIR TIGHTNESS? Air tightness, ...

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Filter air for more efficient and longer lasting HVAC equipment

Innovative air intake screens improve HVAC system efficiency, cut down on maintenance and reduce the risk of operational downtime, says ECEX, the sole European distributor of air intake screens manufactured by Air Solution Company, presented this innovative technology, which prevents airborne ...

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Carillion strengthens engineering team

Support services company Carillion, has further strengthened its engineering offering, through the creation of two new job roles to support business growth and development. With over 20 year’s industry experience, Russell Park joins the team as business development director with ...

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Painting by (Carbon) Numbers

Understanding how your building uses energy and the behaviours that can affect this are vital components of any strategy to reduce carbon emissions. Neil Fright, chief executive officer at Carbon Numbers, explains how collecting the right information can provide valuable ...

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Dalkia supplies CHP to Brussels Hospital

Leading energy management services provider Dalkia has supplied St-Anne St-Remi Hospital in Brussels with combined heat and power technology (CHP). The plant will help to lower its utilities cost by using a single fuel source for the generation of electricity ...

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PiMS Workspace analyses the efficiency of Gatwick Airport Ltd’s offices

PiMS Workspace, the provider of space management solutions, has been appointed by Gatwick Airport Ltd, to analyse and assess the efficiency of its office environments. PiMS Workspace was selected to audit the office space by measuring the utilisation and occupation ...

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New campaign urges building operators to take action, not risks

Adcock Refrigeration and Air Conditioning has launched a campaign to highlight the issue of new refrigerant legislation that could affect more than 50% of UK commercial properties. EU Regulation 1005/2009 rules that to halt the risk of damage to the ...

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Honeywell to expand power plant at Nevill Hall Hospital as part of long-term contract that has generated £5.16 million savings to date

Energy Efficiency Improvements Lower Costs And Reduce Carbon Footprint For Welsh General Hospital Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced that 13 years into a 25-year energy performance contract (EPC) with Nevill Hall Hospital in Abergavenny it will further expand the hospital’s combined ...

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