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Pinnacle tackles sustainability in schools with LED switch

Facilities and property management service provider, Pinnacle Group, is working with seven schools in Swindon to reduce energy consumption by an estimated 60 – 80 per cent per annum by switching to LED lightbulbs.   The energy efficient lighting replacement ...

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Research reveals surge in office ventilation during pandemic

A new report has revealed a surge of investment in office ventilation, cooling and air conditioning from UK businesses and the public sector over the last year. The research by energy efficiency consultancy EEVS was undertaken between April and June ...

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Mitie partners with SDCL to support organisations on their decarbonisation journey

Mitie has teamed up Sustainable Development Capital LLP (SDCL), an investment firm specialising in energy efficiency and decentralised energy generation, to help both public and private sector organisations plan their decarbonisation roadmap and fund the low carbon equipment and technology ...

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ABB drive helps to make life under the sea a better place to be

The sharks, seals, penguins and other creatures at SEA LIFE Weymouth are benefitting from a more sustainable environment following the installation of an ABB variable speed drive. Installing a variable speed drive (VSD) to the creature habitats’ water aeration system ...

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SolarEdge launches Smart Modules with integrated Power Optimizers for UK residential market

Launch marks the first availability of SolarEdge Smart Modules in the UK following a roll-out in Australia and rest of Europe Smart Module solution combines integrated Power Optimizers with split-cell technology for increased performance and durability in a streamlined, easy-to-install ...

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Green goals

Andrew Sparrow, Head of Energy and Sustainability, Platinum Facilities on the way service providers can help clients reduce energy costs Energy is a top priority for FMs, not only to reduce carbon emissions but to operate buildings more efficiently and ...

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Veolia secures place on ETL Net Zero Carbon Delivery Framework

Global resource management company, Veolia, has secured a place on all four lots of the new ETL Net Zero Carbon Delivery (NZCD) Framework. Designed to advance progress on public sector’s carbon targets, the framework is specifically aimed at accelerating procurement, delivering ...

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Turner & Townsend re-appointed to Retrofit Accelerator for Workplaces programme

Turner & Townsend has been re-appointed to lead the delivery of the Mayor of London’s flagship programme Retrofit Accelerator for Workplaces. The global professional services business will continue to work with the Greater London Authority (GLA) over the next two ...

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Time to save energy today for a more sustainable tomorrow

By Vincent de Rul, Director of EDF Energy Solutions Last week marked Big Energy Saving Week across the UK, giving businesses and their facilities managers the opportunity to look at ways in which they can save on their energy bills ...

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Ground zero

In the first of a new series of articles, Sunil Shah discusses the challenges involved in delivering the government’s net zero emissions target, and what FMs can do to improve their buildings’ performance The government’s net zero emissions law provides ...

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