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Mid-Tech Services launches new division dedicated to air source heat pumps

HVAC specialists Mid-Tech Services has launched a new team dedicated to installations and maintenance of Air Source Heat Pumps for domestic and commercial customers, which will trade under the name: Heat From Air, offering a full turnkey service including customer ...

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Climate goals: Is the built environment delivering on Glasgow’s promises?

By George Adams, Director of Energy and Engineering, SPIE UK Ahead of last year’s COP26 climate conference in Glasgow and the signing of the Climate Pact, the UK government launched its flagship Net Zero Strategy to move forward on its ...

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Bruntwood acquires stake in wind farm

Bruntwood has purchased a 42.4 per cent share in a new co-operative owned wind farm, becoming the first commercial real estate company to make such a move. The investment means that Bruntwood – which has commercial property in and around ...

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Why do we favour renewables over energy efficiency?

Charles Hurdman, Senior Key Account Manager at NOVENCO Building & Industry UK Ltd It is beyond discussion that the global climate emergency calls for solutions that reduce greenhouse gas emissions and support decarbonisation. Often, the spotlight is aimed at renewable ...

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The driving seat

The FM sector will drive a green recovery says Simon King, Mitie’s Director of Sustainability and Social Value The UK Government recently announced its ten-point plan for a ‘Green Industrial Revolution’, a major milestone in the nation’s race to net ...

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Save your energy

Increased volatility within the short-term and long-term energy markets can affect UK prices. Joe Warren, Co-Founder and Director, ZTP offers advice to facilities decision-makers on how digitisation could help them manage energy, maximising savings on their energy use and costs ...

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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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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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