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Mitie fights against climate change by going electric

Mitie has announced it will launch an electric fleet and has pledged to run at least 20 per cent of its company small van and car fleet using electric vehicles within the next two years. The company, which runs 3,587 ...

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Sporting chance

Investing in a major solar array on its campus sports centre is helping the University of Exeter step up its sustainability drive as well as save on energy costs Solar panels are a familiar part of the built environment, but ...

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New agreement set to increase public sector renewable energy use

The government has announced it’s making it easier for public bodies to reduce their carbon footprint, by launching a new agreement which makes renewable energy easier to source. The public sector currently accounts for around two per cent of UK ...

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Energy 2018

Renewable energy and the future of construction is the hot topic at Energy 2018, taking place at Birmingham’s NEC on 9-11 October With an ever-increasing focus on renewable energy and carbon emissions by government, business and public alike, FM professionals ...

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Zero carbon buildings

David Clark, Partner at international engineering and sustainable building consultancy, Cundall in Sydney, and principal author of the first Green Star rating tool in Australia, suggests ways that office tenants can still aim to become a zero-carbon business This is ...

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ReFood announces charity campaign to reduce Christmas waste

In the run up to one of the busiest times of the year for food producers, retailers and charities, UK food waste recycler, ReFood has announced the launch of a campaign to help reduce business food waste and donate money ...

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Energy: supply and demand

Onsite energy storage has the potential to reduce organisations’ operating costs and generate income from the National Grid. John Hudson, managing director of Boston Renewables, explains It’s widely accepted that the solution to Britain’s energy challenge is not just more ...

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Living Ventures books Cordant Technical for restaurant rollout contract

Restaurant Group, Living Ventures has selected Cordant Technical as a key partner in the next phase of its major UK restaurant rollout which will deliver in excess of over 2,000 covers.  The Living Ventures Group owns and operates some of the ...

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Chiller hire keeps digester on stream

A packaged chiller solution supplied by Andrews Chiller Hire enabled a waste processing plant to maintain full operational status of its anaerobic digesters by reducing elevated waste temperature by at least 10oC, creating an ideal for environment for bacteria to ...

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Aspiring to be green

An increasingly important aspect of a facilities manager’s role is cutting the carbon footprint of their organisation. There are numerous ways to go about this, from simple changes to lighting and heating, to switching energy suppliers, to large-scale installations of ...

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