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Green delivery

Rosie Bailey, Commercial Director at CitySprint explains why a logistics partner can improve the sustainability of delivery operations for facilities managers Pressure on businesses to reduce their carbon footprint has never been higher, be it from customers, legislators, investors or ...

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Outdated FM practices are costing the hospitality industry hundreds of millions of pounds a year

The UK hospitality industry is missing out on savings of £736 million a year due to outdated facilities management practices, reveals a new study. The sector needs to urgently embrace new ways of working to realise savings and cut carbon ...

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BCO calls on businesses to include active commuting in ESG policies

According to new research from the British Council for Offices (BCO) putting active commuting at the heart of ESG policies can shift commuters towards more sustainable forms of travel, improve individual health and wellbeing and help companies cut carbon emissions. ...

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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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RICS research reveals sustainability within the UK FM Sector has moved up the agenda

Around three-quarters of contributors to the Q3 RICS Facilities Management survey believe that clients consider sustainability to be either the most important or an important issue in the tendering process, a rise from 70 per cent in the last quarter. ...

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First insight into new scope 3 framework from SFMI and BAM project is published

The Sustainable Facilities Management Index (SFMI) and BAM FM have released part 1 of an FM industry standardised approach to measure the full extent of emissions for the delivery of FM services. This is aiming to support customers on with ...

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CIBSE publishes new Guidance on Electrification for Net Zero

New guidance on the design and operation of building electrical services that focus on the electrification of buildings in the drive to net zero carbon has been published by the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE). The UK’s drive ...

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Reducing carbon emissions through circular economy

The circular economy is to play a critical role in helping to cut carbon emissions. By recycling existing materials the highly energy-intensive production of new raw materials is reduced, accelerating the movement to net zero carbon emissions. What new technologies ...

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Rye, Winchelsea & District Memorial Hospital appoints DMA Group to incorporate energy saving measures

Property maintenance specialist, DMA Group, has been appointed by Rye, Winchlesea & District Memorial Hospital to design and deliver energy saving measures across its site in East Sussex. The hospital, which is already an existing maintenance customer of DMA Group, is ...

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Landsec unveils £135m investment plan to decarbonise its portfolio by 2030

Landsec has announced the creation of a new £135 million net zero transition investment plan to help the Group achieve its 2030 science-based targets and drive its transition to net zero. The move comes two years ahead of the Government’s ...

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