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NHSPS publishes ambitious Green Plan

NHS Property Services (NHSPS) has published its first Green Plan focusing on decarbonising the NHS estate, supporting customers in their transition to net zero, and helping the NHS adapt to mitigate the impact of climate change. The NHSPS Green Plan ...

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Sodexo achieves SBTi validation on net-zero target for UK business

Sodexo has become one of a small number of businesses to have its near and long-term science-based emissions reduction targets validated by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). As the business prioritises decarbonisation to reach net-zero emissions and reduce its ...

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Mitie announces Custom Solar acquisition

Mitie Group is set to strengthen its decarbonisation solution offering having entered into a sale and purchase agreement (SPA) to acquire the entire issued share capital of Custom Solar Ltd, a solar power solutions company specialising in the development, design, ...

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UEL partners with Siemens to to deliver net zero carbon by 2030

The University of East London (UEL) has formed a strategic partnership with Siemens to collaborate on its aspiration of achieving net zero carbon by 2030. Siemens will deliver improvement measures to reduce overall energy use, and engineer solutions to drive ...

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Return to realty

The world’s leading real estate conference MIPIM returned in March, and the need to meet Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) objectives formed the backdrop for much of the discussions. Craig Peters, Consultant at Magenta Associates reports 2022 signalled the return ...

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IES lands place on CCS SPARK and HELGA frameworks

The built environment climate tech firm has been named as a supplier on Crown Commercial Service’s (CCS) SPARK and HELGA frameworks, which help the public sector to achieve maximum commercial value when procuring goods and services.Through the SPARK framework, IES ...

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Why do we favour renewables over energy efficiency?

Charles Hurdman, Senior Key Account Manager at NOVENCO Building & Industry UK Ltd It is beyond discussion that the global climate emergency calls for solutions that reduce greenhouse gas emissions and support decarbonisation. Often, the spotlight is aimed at renewable ...

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Amey helps Barnsley Council secure decarbonisation grant

Amey has helped Barnsley Council secure £1.3 million from the Government’s Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme, operated by Salix. Working alongside Barnsley Council, Amey, along with BMSI (Building Management Service Integrators), reviewed current energy metering systems and building controls across the ...

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Landsec participates in the CUBE Competition to tackle building energy use

Landsec has become the latest participant to sign up to the UK-wide CUBE Competition, designed to help landlords, building managers and occupiers improve energy efficiency in their commercial buildings through gamification and behavioural change. The UK real estate company has ...

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New research reveals lack of performance design awareness hindering decarbonisation

Greater awareness of performance-based building design could be the key to more energy-efficient buildings and rapid progression in the built environment’s contribution to the climate change fight, according to a new report by climate tech firm, IES, The City of Tomorrow ...

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