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Commercial properties urged to adopt smart grid technology to support increased EV charging capabilities

With electrified vehicles totalling 18.5 per cent of all new cars registered in 2021 and that figure only set to increase, renewables specialist, Bureau Veritas, is urging local authorities, commercial property owners and facilities managers to adopt smart grid technology, ...

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High energy

Paul Walsh, General Manager – EMEA at CIM, looks into the role a smart building analytics strategy can play in managing high energy using industrial sites The everyday burden of keeping large life sciences and micro-electronics manufacturer sites as efficient ...

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FM firm highlights top ways businesses can reduce energy waste

Following the news surrounding the increasing energy bills for residents in the UK, businesses are also facing a crisis. Corporate energy doesn’t currently have a price cap in the UK, with some suppliers increasing their contract rates by over 120% ...

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Fresh energy

Laura Clare Davies, Sustainability Specialist at Inspired Energy, discusses how using the latest technology and data analytics can bolster energy management initiatives As we all navigate volatile energy prices, the transition to a low-carbon future is one that many businesses ...

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Bruntwood acquires stake in wind farm

Bruntwood has purchased a 42.4 per cent share in a new co-operative owned wind farm, becoming the first commercial real estate company to make such a move. The investment means that Bruntwood – which has commercial property in and around ...

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Operational performance

Kevin Mcguane, Sector MD, DMA Group explains the differences between embodied carbon and operational carbon and how focusing on the latter could reap energy saving benefits for the built environment Climatic events over the past couple of years have created ...

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Office landlords could be set to spend up to £63 billion to achieve proposed EPC targets

New research by global real estate advisor, Savills, has revealed that UK landlords could be spending upwards of £40 per sq ft to make high cost improvements if they are to achieve the proposed legislative energy targets set to come into ...

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Why are energy prices still at record highs?

Over the past four months, the energy market has reached new records. It is proving a considerable hurdle for businesses navigating substantial increases in a short period of time. Business energy prices continue at record levels, but what’s causing the ...

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How to use data-driven energy management to meet ESG targets

Blog from Fabio Monachesi, Global Leader of Energy Management, for ABB Electrification Establishing an effective sustainability strategy is essential to helping facilities managers and their organisations meet increasingly stringent environmental targets. However, without knowing how much energy is being used ...

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Report finds lack of support for UK hi-tech manufacturers in achieving net zero

New findings on critical plant and equipment data usage within the UK’s hi-tech manufacturing industries have revealed slower-than-expected progress toward achieving sustainability and net zero carbon reduction goals. According to The Energy Blind Spots, a new report from building analytics ...

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