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Commercial rented properties heading for energy efficiency crunch

Thousands of commercial landlords could end up with costly ‘stranded assets’ once new Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES) legislation for buildings comes into effect next month. From 1 April 2023, it will no longer be legal to let a property ...

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Energy futures

Technologies which enable business-generated power can reduce costs, lower emissions and increase energy security, says Anthony Ainsworth, Chief Operating Officer at npower Business Solutions For more than a year, the UK energy market has experienced a period of unprecedented volatility, ...

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New taskforce can unlock £1 trillion energy efficiency market

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has praised the government for launching an energy efficiency taskforce charged with driving investment in improving the performance of buildings. Co-chaired by the Chief Executive of Nat West, Alison Rose, and Energy Security and Net ...

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Government must ‘accelerate’ energy efficiency spending

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) is calling for the government to accelerate its financial investment in building energy efficiency and heat pumps. According to the Association which represents hundreds of companies involved in building improvement work, funding earmarked for ...

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Planon acquires majority share in French PropTech firm

Sustainable building management software company, Planon, has acquired a majority share in Ubigreen. Headquartered in Toulouse, France, Ubigreen is a PropTech company dedicated to energy performance and workspace optimisation. Planon’s investment in the company allows Ubigreen to benefit from an ...

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EMCOR UK partners with Verco to help clients achieve net zero

EMCOR UK has partnered with energy management and sustainability consultancy, Verco, to provide Route Zero, a tailored approach for customers to achieve net zero carbon status. Route Zero starts with an analysis of energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions from ...

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Veolia exceeds target savings for first Carbon Energy Fund Ireland contract

The global resource management company has exceeded the target savings for Dublin’s Mater Misericordiae University Hospital. Results from first full year of operation of the energy efficiency measures yield an additional €44k of savings, which were achieved following the extensive ...

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Energy saving partitioning solutions from Style

Schools, hospitality venues, community centres and other facilities with open plan areas can help reduce energy bills by using a moveable or folding wall. That’s the advice of Michael Porter, group sales director at leading partitioning experts Style, who says ...

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Shaping energy efficiency: Nemetschek Group brand Spacewell helps tackle the energy crisis

The Nemetschek Group, a leading global provider of software for the digital transformation in the construction and media industries, is driving a more sustainable building management. It is responding to the energy crisis with the solution Spacewell Energy (Dexma), enabling ...

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Survey reveals dramatic increase in sustainability initiatives in buildings

Greater energy efficiency, better indoor air quality (IAQ) and meeting environmental, social and governance (ESG) guidelines are three objectives currently prioritised by multinational organisations as they face increasing pressure to incorporate their building operations into their sustainability plans. These are ...

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