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Life with LEDs

One year on from the halogen ban, Holger Engelbrecht, LED Product Manager at Reichelt Elektronik, advises on how to make the switch from older light sources to LEDs September 2018 saw the introduction of the EU halogen ban in the ...

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Energy performance contracts: the seldom-used tool that can unlock greater efficiency

Lee Stokes, Head of Sustainability Solutions & Innovation, Mitie Energy The 2016 Paris Agreement was a watershed moment for international action on climate change. With 195 signatories, the accord has forced governments into action, with many looking to enshrine ‘net ...

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CIBSE publishes Guide to Building Performance 2019

CIBSE has published its Guide to Building Performance 2019, which reflects the increasing demand from building users for safe, healthy and efficient buildings which meet the needs of those who occupy them. According to CIBSE, this demand to demonstrate better ...

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DURABLE shortlisted for prestigious UKWA Award

Workplace solutions manufacturer DURABLE has been shortlisted for a UKWA Award for its environmental credentials. The Awards recognise excellence across companies operating within the logistics industry. In becoming a finalist for the Environmental Award, DURABLE have demonstrated their commitment to ...

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Opportunity knocks

ESOS and SECR legislation should not be regarded as a burden but an opportunity to make the case for serious energy-saving action, argues Richard Dormer, MD of BCR-ECS The international report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) identified ...

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Living laboratory

Mark Dowson of BuroHappold Engineering explains how Newcastle University’s Urban Sciences Building is designed to keep pushing the boundaries of sustainability throughout its life Newcastle University’s Urban Sciences Building is a feat of engineering. Not only is it an exemplar ...

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Who goes there? 

Lee Herrington, UK Security Product Portfolio Manager for Siemens Building Technologies, looks at the latest developments in access control and their potential for helping to create smart building environments Many organisations are considering their existing processes and systems and looking ...

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Intelligently interconnected complete solutions  GreenIntelligence takes economy and ecology a step further

ebm-papst turns energy-efficient fans and drives into intelligently interconnected complete solutions. “GreenIntelligence”, launched at the Chillventa trade show in Nuremberg, is an impressive expression of this. When it comes to choosing the right drive or fan, it is important to ...

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Taking the LED

LEDs have become the technology of choice for most new lighting installations. But what savings and benefits do today’s LEDs actually deliver? LED technology has evolved from a disruptive new technology regarded with suspicion to the standard of choice for ...

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Keeping it cool

In our special HVAC focus, heating and ventilation specialists explain the importance of local climate when specifying cooling systems, the significance of Lot 20, and what to do if your systems break down In the search for energy and water ...

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