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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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New guidance for decarbonising the public sector estate unveiled

Energy Systems Catapult has published new Public Sector Decarbonisation Guidance for cutting carbon emissions across public sector estates. Aimed at public sector organisations and the wider supply chain, the guidance supports a repeatable, systematic approach to decarbonisation that is scalable ...

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Digital decarbonising

Sadaf Askari, ICL Partner Business Manager at IES explains the benefits to FMs in bringing digital innovation into ESG strategies Robust ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) strategies are important not just to curb global warming, but to reflect an increasing ...

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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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Zero gains

Bryan McLaggan, MD, Combined Technical Solutions (CTS) provides FMs with a guide to the ways engineering services can help in their drive for net zero carbon As the UK economy ground to a halt in 2020 due to the COVID-19 ...

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CILT reveals 18-point action plan to deliver net-zero

The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport in the UK has unveiled its 18-point action plan to combat emissions and deliver a net-zero economy. Launched at COP26 in Glasgow, CILT(UK) has produced seven policy papers which have been developed as ...

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Wates, Arup and HKS unveil new partnership to decarbonise NHS estate 

A new partnership has been launched to support NHS Trusts in developing and implementing their decarbonisation strategies. Decarbonising Health Estates Partnership (DHEP) was soft launched as part of an industry roundtable to discuss NHS’ net zero challenge. Led by construction ...

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