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Building data reveals businesses can do more to cut emissions and save costs during lockdown

Businesses can do much more to cut carbon and save costs during the Covid-19 lockdown reveals latest data from Carbon Intelligence which tracked and analysed energy usage from 300 buildings during this period. Covering the commercial office, retail and hotel ...

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Mitie moves a step closer towards its Plan Zero commitment by joining EP100 initiative

Mitie has signed up to the EP100 commitment, pledging to double its energy productivity –measured by the amount of energy used per pound of revenue generated – over the next 25 years. However, based on current targets to improve its ...

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Benchmark report shows commercial property energy use fell by more than 3% in 2019

The Better Buildings Partnership (BBP) has published the latest results from its Real Estate Environmental Benchmark, which captures trends in operational performance from some of the largest commercial property owners in the UK. Based on the annual utility consumption data ...

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Heathrow Airport transitioning to a lower carbon future with the help of ENGIE

ENGIE has announced an agreement with Heathrow Airport to replace natural gas with 100 per cent green biomethane from anaerobic digestion to all meter points, across all terminals until March 2022. The agreement builds on an existing partnership where ENGIE ...

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Veolia to deliver 20-year EPC at Rotherham Hospital

Global resource management company, Veolia, has been appointed by the Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust to save money and cut carbon emissions by delivering a 20-year Energy Performance Contract (EPC). The EPC will target savings of over £1 million per year ...

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ENGIE-led consortium to develop a zero carbon smart energy system for the town of Rugeley

Energy and regeneration specialist, ENGIE, together with a diverse consortium of partners, has been awarded a two-year demonstrator project to design a new zero carbon smart energy system for the Staffordshire town of Rugeley. The ENGIE-led consortium will create the ...

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Over 10% of NHS estate to switch to 100% renewable electricity by April 2020

NHS Property Services (NHSPS) has announced two new energy contracts via Inspired Energy. British Gas Business will provide 100 per cent renewable electricity and Corona will provide natural gas to all its properties across England by April 2020. NHSPS is ...

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Amey calls for urgent action to decarbonise energy and heating

Amey has published its second energy white paper on its thinking around future technology challenges for the UK infrastructure market and the challenge of achieving Net Zero by 2050. Focusing on the need for urgent, wide-ranging action across the public ...

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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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Office buildings are losing £60m in wasted energy every year

Energy being wasted every year by a few thousand office buildings across five UK cities could power over 100,000 homes and is costing businesses £60 million in unnecessary energy bills according to a new report from the think tank, Green ...

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