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Balancing people, planet and profits

By Chintan Soni, CEO and Co-Founder of Ecolibrium Research from the World Economic Forum has found that the built environment is responsible for 40 per cent of global energy consumption and 33 per cent of greenhouse gas emissions, with one-fifth ...

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Next stage of the SFMI’s Scope 3 carbon tool is launched

The Sustainable Facilities Management Index (SFMI) has partnered with BAM FM, Bouygues ES and Skanska for Stage 2 of its project to develop a tool for managing Scope 3 carbon emissions in the FM sector. It will build on the ...

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New guide addresses heat decarbonisation in schools

Baxi Commercial Solutions has published a new guide with the aim of supporting schools in setting achievable pathways to more sustainable heat. Heating is one of the UK’s primary sources of emissions, accounting for around a third of the nation’s ...

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Toshiba’s new generation R-32 VRF air conditioning system helps decarbonise offices and reduce running costs

The latest version of Toshiba’s flagship Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) air conditioning system, SHRM Advance, operates on lower Global Warming Potential (GWP) R-32 refrigerant. The combination of R-32’s lower GWP and reduced refrigerant charge enables SHRM Advance to deliver a ...

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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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