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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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Twelve steps to joining the circular economy

The alternative way to transform your office and business by Phil Oram, Regional Director, Crown Workspace In an era in which the environment is increasingly a major focus for both business and politics, the phrase ‘circular economy’ is expected to ...

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Office buildings are losing £60m in wasted energy every year

Energy being wasted every year by a few thousand office buildings across five UK cities could power over 100,000 homes and is costing businesses £60 million in unnecessary energy bills according to a new report from the think tank, Green ...

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Wates Group puts the planet first

Construction, property services and development company, Wates Group, has supported the creation of, and appointed, an independent Social Enterprise – Planet First Energy (PFE) – to help it reduce CO2 emissions and meet long-term sustainability goals. Planet First Energy will ...

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Carbon countdown

Pressure is mounting on businesses to make the transition to zero carbon, but Graham Oxley, MD of Energy with Services at ENGIE, says the road to carbon neutrality is far from straightforward Many organisations are fragmented, with different departments responsible ...

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ENGIE wins digital innovation award

ENGIE has been crowned overall winner in the Digital Innovation category of the Business in the Community (BITC) Responsible Business Awards 2019. The Digital Innovation award reflects ENGIE’s innovative use of digitalisation to boost customer satisfaction and investments in new ...

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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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Streamlined approach

New legislation requires FMs to step up their energy and environmental reporting. Sebastian Gray, Director of 2EA, explains the new reporting framework When you look at the energy legislation landscape for the UK, you can see its history is not ...

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New report identifies need for bridging gap solutions to decentralised energy

Energy security and cost concerns are key barriers for UK industry to realise the benefits of decentralised energy, according to a report launched by Aggreko, a supplier of temporary power generation equipment and of temperature control equipment. Entitled ‘Bridging the ...

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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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