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Sustained reductions in emissions of CO2 can still limit climate change finds IPCC report

The latest IPCC Working Group report has warned that averaged over the next 20 years, global temperature is expected to reach or exceed 1.5°C of warming. But with the evidence clear that carbon dioxide (CO2) is the main driver of ...

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Energy management: Getting businesses back on track with their carbon reduction journey

As organisations prepare for the widescale reopening of buildings, the need to maintain a low carbon footprint remains a priority. But with lockdown making it difficult to even produce an accurate analysis of energy management rates over the past year ...

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Meeting sustainability targets should start with data

By Andrea Temporiti, Head of Digital for ABB Electrification Demand for electrical energy is rising, with urbanisation and industrialisation driving an expected increase of 33 per cent by 2040.¹ These alarming upwards trajectories are spurring governments all over the world into ...

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Survey launched by UKGBC on verification for Net Zero Carbon Buildings

The built environment sector requires urgent, widespread and real decarbonisation of existing and new buildings to meet the UK’s 2050 net zero targets, says the UK Green Building Council (UKGBC) as it launches a survey to gather feedback on market ...

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SolarEdge launches Smart Modules with integrated Power Optimizers for UK residential market

Launch marks the first availability of SolarEdge Smart Modules in the UK following a roll-out in Australia and rest of Europe Smart Module solution combines integrated Power Optimizers with split-cell technology for increased performance and durability in a streamlined, easy-to-install ...

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The power of a simple energy management upgrade

Andrea Temporiti, Head of Digital ABB Electrification and Marco Dolce, Facility Manager ABB Smart Power Division More than ever before, data capture and analysis are affording facilities managers the insight required to understand and improve their buildings and processes in ...

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Clause for celebration

Saul Huxley, Organic Development Director at grounds maintenance and landscape creation specialists, idverde explains how carbon-neutral clauses can benefit the environment With greater pressures on Councils, retail parks and business spaces to create more sustainable, climate-friendly gains, there has been ...

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Green goals

Andrew Sparrow, Head of Energy and Sustainability, Platinum Facilities on the way service providers can help clients reduce energy costs Energy is a top priority for FMs, not only to reduce carbon emissions but to operate buildings more efficiently and ...

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Time to save energy today for a more sustainable tomorrow

By Vincent de Rul, Director of EDF Energy Solutions Last week marked Big Energy Saving Week across the UK, giving businesses and their facilities managers the opportunity to look at ways in which they can save on their energy bills ...

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Ground zero

In the first of a new series of articles, Sunil Shah discusses the challenges involved in delivering the government’s net zero emissions target, and what FMs can do to improve their buildings’ performance The government’s net zero emissions law provides ...

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