Home / Tag Archives: carbon emissions

Tag Archives: carbon emissions

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 ...

Read More »

European cities pledge their commitment to net zero buildings

A number of European cities and companies have pledged to slash carbon emissions from their buildings to net zero. Helsinki, Finland and Valladolid, Spain have signed the World Green Building Council’s (WorldGBC) Net Zero Carbon Buildings Commitment, alongside property sector ...

Read More »

Mitie’s CO2 reduction rating certified gold

Mitie has been awarded Gold Certification by Masternaut in recognition of the company’s success in reducing carbon emissions of its fleet. Mitie has cut CO2 by 770 tonnes – the equivalent to planting almost 800 trees across its whole fleet ...

Read More »

UK firms have the power to unlock £45m of energy savings

With energy efficiency having to become a priority as the UK transitions to a low carbon energy system and works to reach carbon neutrality by 2050, new data from EDF Energy has revealed that simple energy efficiency changes could deliver ...

Read More »

Arcus FM goes that extra mile on World Environmental Health Day

Thursday 26 September is World Environmental Health Day and the theme for 2019 is ‘climate change challenges’. In support of World Environmental Health Day, facilities management company Arcus FM, has pledged to offset its carbon emissions produced by its business ...

Read More »

FM sector: helping to reduce global emissions

Responding to the recent Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report on global warming, the UK Green Building Council (UKGBC) has remarked that as buildings account for approximately 30 per cent of carbon emissions, the built environment will be a “vital ...

Read More »

Sporting chance

Investing in a major solar array on its campus sports centre is helping the University of Exeter step up its sustainability drive as well as save on energy costs Solar panels are a familiar part of the built environment, but ...

Read More »

Call for the built environment to lead the charge against climate change

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has issued a special report on the impact of global warming of 1.5 °C above pre-industrial levels and warned that limiting global warming will require “rapid and far-reaching” transitions in land, energy, industry, ...

Read More »

Energy 2018

Renewable energy and the future of construction is the hot topic at Energy 2018, taking place at Birmingham’s NEC on 9-11 October With an ever-increasing focus on renewable energy and carbon emissions by government, business and public alike, FM professionals ...

Read More »

NG Bailey slashing carbon emissions

Independent engineering, IT and facilities services group, NG Bailey, has reduced its customers’ carbon emissions by nearly 120,000 tonnes over the past year, according to its latest annual Responsibility Report. The CO2e saving of more than 118,000 tonnes – equivalent to ...

Read More »