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WFMs must be a key stakeholder when drawing up energy and carbon plans 

Workplace and facilities management (WFM) professionals are insufficiently involved in organisations’ plans around energy efficiency and carbon reduction, finds new research by the Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management (IWFM). In a large-scale survey of WFM professionals conducted in Autumn ...

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Reconomy collaborates to benefit nature and receives SBTi validation of its net zero targets

Circular economy specialist, Reconomy has partnered with Shropshire Wildlife Trust (SWT) and Quarry Farm – a Shropshire landowner – in an initiative to promote biodiversity, nature recovery and offset carbon emissions. The collaboration with SWT and Quarry Farm comes as ...

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Trade body urges Government to focus on retrofit in 2024

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) is calling on the Government to help accelerate growth in the number of whole building retrofit projects carried out during 2024. The Association believes only “a holistic approach to building performance” will unlock the ...

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Amey reduces carbon consumption for courts facilities

Amey’s facilities management business has helped its client deliver a 30 per cent reduction in carbon across its Avon & Somerset Courts contract. These reductions are helping the department meet ambitious national targets and save money. Amey, who deliver reactive ...

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Amey stays on at Swindon Borough Council

Swindon Borough Council has extended Amey’s professional services contract for a further year to support delivery of its carbon reduction strategy. Using its consulting and design capabilities, Amey will be helping to optimise Swindon’s EV charging point strategy and plans ...

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Edwin James Group driving down carbon emissions

The engineering services provider has launched a pilot programme that will eventually replace around 70 diesel vans per year with eco-friendly alternatives. The new vans mark the initial step towards electrifying the entire van fleet, with engineers currently testing their ...

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Dover District Council and Veolia achieve 7.5% reduction in carbon emissions

Veolia’s commitment to supporting Dover District Council to achieve its objective of carbon net zero by 2030 has made a positive start. A decrease in carbon emissions has been achieved in Dover as part of the new environmental services contract ...

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Carbon reduction with Sharmans metal roof refurbishment systems

A staggering 28% of the greenhouse gases produced worldwide come from the energy used to power, heat and cool buildings. Facing the real possibility of a global emergency, changes need to be made to conserve and protect the environment. With ...

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EMCOR UK partners with Verco to help clients achieve net zero

EMCOR UK has partnered with energy management and sustainability consultancy, Verco, to provide Route Zero, a tailored approach for customers to achieve net zero carbon status. Route Zero starts with an analysis of energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions from ...

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The ACC Liverpool Group appoints Kimpton to help reduce carbon impact

The ACC Liverpool Group has appointed HVAC installation and maintenance specialist, Kimpton Energy Solutions, in a bid to continue with its pledge to reduce the site’s carbon impact. With a commitment to working with local suppliers to support the Liverpool ...

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