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Reinventing efficiency and sustainability with digital retrofitting

By Prabhu Ramachandran, CEO & Co-founder at Facilio Inc In a world that is barreling towards dwindling resources, higher energy costs, unprecedented carbon emissions and global warming, buildings are set to become the largest consumers of power by 2030. Sustainability ...

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Decarbonisation retrofit wins for Novus

Novus Property Solutions’ Sustain service has been named as an approved supplier for several prestigious frameworks and organisations. Since its launch less than 12 months ago, Sustain has offered Novus’ customers across the housing sector a one-stop-shop for specialist assistance ...

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RICS calls for urgent action to decarbonise real estate

With buildings producing approximately 25 per cent of all UK emissions, RICS is calling on the Government to urgently address gaps and meet ambitious climate targets. According to RICS, existing UK Government decarbonisation policies are “insufficient” and have “no incentives” ...

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Meeting net zero

Approximately 70 per cent of the UK’s non-residential building stock was constructed before the year 2000. According to the Green Building Council, if the UK’s 2050 net zero targets are to be met, improved energy efficiency and reductions in embodied ...

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Sustainable support

When it comes to encouraging green retrofitting and refurbishment, Christian Mabey, Managing Director, Optima Products believes FMs should support a more sustainable supply chain The built environment is looking at every aspect of the full building lifecycle to see where ...

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Actuate UK puts retrofit centre-stage at COP26

Engineering services alliance, Actuate UK, has called for industry and government collaboration on the challenge of retrofitting and decarbonising our existing buildings. Speaking on behalf of Actuate UK at the Construction Leadership Council’s COP26 session this morning, Michelle Agha-Hossein CEng ...

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