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New guidance on Scope 3 emissions provides big step forward for achieving net zero buildings

Guidance has been issued for the first time setting out how the emissions of buildings in operation can achieve net zero carbon. The new guidance will transform the ability of those who run and manage services in buildings to measure ...

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New report reveals how to reduce energy consumption by targeting invisible waste

New research by water dispenser brand, BRITA VIVREAU, uncovers the ways corporate businesses can reduce their energy consumption by targeting sources of invisible waste, as 92 per cent of decision makers say they are concerned about rising energy costs. The ...

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FMs have opportunity to take part in next stage of SFMI Scope 3 research

In June 2022, The Sustainable Facilities Management Index (SFMI), in partnership with BAM FM, released a standard to calculate Scope 3 carbon emissions for the facilities management sector – “Setting the foundations for net zero”. The vision aims to create ...

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Tackling the rising cost of energy

With the rising cost of energy how are FMs managing the extra costs required in running buildings? Is the energy crisis encouraging organisations to invest more in renewables to supplement their energy needs as well as address carbon reduction? Do ...

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Emission measures

The latest machine learning tools are helping to optimise energy efficiency and reduce emissions across a retailer’s portfolio of stores. David Sing, Managing Director (Assets) of Energy Assets The estimated 1.5 million industrial and commercial (I&C) buildings in England and ...

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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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