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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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IES lands place on CCS SPARK and HELGA frameworks

The built environment climate tech firm has been named as a supplier on Crown Commercial Service’s (CCS) SPARK and HELGA frameworks, which help the public sector to achieve maximum commercial value when procuring goods and services.Through the SPARK framework, IES ...

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Why do we favour renewables over energy efficiency?

Charles Hurdman, Senior Key Account Manager at NOVENCO Building & Industry UK Ltd It is beyond discussion that the global climate emergency calls for solutions that reduce greenhouse gas emissions and support decarbonisation. Often, the spotlight is aimed at renewable ...

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Ventilation rates must not be sacrificed for energy efficiency

Changes to the Building Regulations will ensure the need for better ventilation is not compromised by increasingly tough targets for reducing energy consumption, according to the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC). Speaking at a webinar hosted by ...

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Retrofit lighting key to energy saving and carbon reduction

Retrofitting outdated lighting systems will be key to improving energy use as businesses face increasing operational costs, according to independent lighting manufacturer, Tamlite Lighting. The company’s comments come at a time when energy prices are predicted to remain high for ...

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Power to the NHS

Alastair Morris, Chief Commercial Officer at Powerstar describes the role voltage regulation can play as part of a wider energy management strategy for healthcare The NHS operates 24/7, every day of the year, and a stable and resilient power supply ...

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