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ENGIE enrols Solent University in district energy scheme

Solent University’s new sports complex has connected to Southampton Geothermal Heating Company’s (SGHC) pioneering district energy scheme after signing a £2.8 million deal with energy and services specialist, ENGIE, over the next 20 years. The SGHC is a working partnership ...

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Survey reveals 4 in 5 firms in rented property struggle to switch to clean energy 

A survey of some of Britain’s biggest building occupiers has revealed that 80 per cent find it difficult to engage landlords in switching to renewable energy. The finding is part of a report released by edie and Big Clean Switch, ...

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Offices waste thousands on unused electricity

Failing to switch off electrical equipment when not in use is needlessly costing companies thousands of pounds each year. Office computers are left unattended for at least two hours every day due to breaks, meetings and lunches. During this time, ...

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Dealing with data centres

Data centres use huge amounts of electricity, with larger enterprises spending millions of pounds in energy every year. This reality, set against a background of rising energy costs and growing green legislation suggests that energy efficiency would be data centre ...

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Health and safety is everyone’s responsibility

Providing and maintaining a safe working environment in all sectors is challenging, none more so than within the facilities management sector, as so many different elements have to be taken into consideration. Each party, employers and employees alike, has responsibilities ...

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Economic impact of severe blackouts could cost billions of pounds

Electrical blackouts could cost the UK economy billions of pounds and with the number of incidents on the rise, organisations are being warned not to underestimate the threat to supply. These are just some of the conclusions from Eaton’s latest ...

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ISS and PwC use waste oil to generate energy

ISS Facility Services is to work with its client Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PwC), a leading professional services firm, to collect and re-use waste cooking oil as a carbon-friendly energy source. An estimated 20,000 litres of Used Cooking Oil per annum will be ...

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Amey scoops £35m metering contract with npower

Public and regulated services provider Amey, has secured a £35 million new metering contract with npower. Amey first started providing electricity metering services for npower in the North West in 1996. The new five-year contract win now expands Amey’s geographical ...

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Report reveals that UK power outages doubled last year

The number of power outages in the UK has more than doubled in the past year, potentially costing UK businesses hundreds of thousands of pounds, according to Eaton’s latest Blackout Tracker report. In 2013 there were 505 reported outages, compared ...

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Dalkia supplies CHP to Brussels Hospital

Leading energy management services provider Dalkia has supplied St-Anne St-Remi Hospital in Brussels with combined heat and power technology (CHP). The plant will help to lower its utilities cost by using a single fuel source for the generation of electricity ...

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