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Wakefield Council partners with ENGIE to become carbon-neutral by 2030

Following its declaration of a climate emergency, Wakefield Council has commissioned energy and services Group ENGIE to help achieve its target of becoming a carbon-neutral organisation by 2030. The appointment builds on an existing relationship between the two organisations, which has ...

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BaxterStorey sustainability initiative wins Footprint Waste2Zero award

BaxterStorey has been named the winner of the Best Waste Management Project Award (food) at the inaugural Footprint Waste2Zero Awards for its innovative approach to waste management. ‘Food Waste Costing the Earth’ was an initiative the hospitality provider implemented in ...

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Light Efficient Design UK launches multi-directional retrofit LED high bay

Light Efficient Design UK Limited has launched the LED 8030M high bay retrofit. Replacing up to 400 watt HIDs with 140 watt LED it offers up to 70% energy and carbon savings as well as bright white light (>80 CRI). ...

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Canary Wharf Group announces major lighting upgrade to retail areas

State of the art LED system to reduce energy usage by 3.7 million kWh p/a Canary Wharf Group has carried out a major lighting upgrade across a number of its malls saving more than £400,000 and over 1,951 tons of ...

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Celebrating 30 years of being in business!

Hydro-X, the environmental compliance company with water and air hygiene at its core is now celebrating its 30th birthday! From a company that was started and run by Patrick Loveday in 1984, Hydro-X has now expanded to over sixty employees ...

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ABC Group becomes ABEC

The Automated Building Controls Group has changed to ABEC, which stands for Automated Building & Energy Controls. The change reflects the increasing importance of energy at the heart of building performance and the key role building controls have to play ...

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Cofely, a GDF SUEZ company, awarded Carbon Energy Fund Framework contract at Rampton Hospital

Cofely, a GDF SUEZ company, has been awarded a Carbon Energy Fund framework contract by Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust to construct, operate and maintain a new Energy Centre at Rampton Hospital in Nottinghamshire. Under the contract, Cofely will guarantee specified ...

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Forensic auditing

FMJ aims to support technical expertise in the FM market. In this edition of FASTfacts, GSH head of energy specification and design Alex MacGregor explains the company’s forensic auditing approach and how it can help you to make the right ...

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New BMS system cultivates 781 tonnes of CO2 for the Eden Project

Alongside tending for its rare and tropical plants from around the world, the Eden Project in Cornwall has cultivated a significant reduction in its carbon footprint, matched by cost savings of £457,000 over the three-year period. As a world-famous attraction ...

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Keele University switches on to solar in carbon reduction strategy

Work has just go underway at Keele University’s campus in Staffordshire, to install solar PV systems in a bid to manage its future energy consumption and reduce carbon emissions. In a deal worth more than £300,000, npower Energy Services will supply ...

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