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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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Trash talk

A strategic approach to waste can reduce costs, increase recycling and even generate new income. Leading waste suppliers describe how they can help clients manage their waste more efficiently NATHAN GRAY HEAD OF SUSTAINABILITY, HELISTRAT Waste is a resource that can ...

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Local enterprise

Sara Bean visits the Wellington Place development in Leeds, where the mix of corporate occupiers and small local businesses is creating a unique community vibe Last year, a report by real estate advisory business GVA Grimley argued that Leeds City Region ...

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Powering ahead

Facilities managers can now choose from an array of advanced low-carbon technologies and energy storage solutions, says Robert Styles, business development manager at Norvento UK   The built environment is widely recognised as a major source of greenhouse gas emissions, with ...

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Don’t throw away the chance to clear up waste

In a year that has seen BrewDog launch a protest beer against President Trump’s decision to withdraw the US from the Paris Agreement; P&G close in on its zero-waste and renewables targets; and 44 of 51 UK towns and cities ...

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Resourceful thinking

Dave Raywood of HSS Hire Group argues that rental companies have a vital role to play in establishing a circular economy In March 2016, the European Rental Association (ERA) welcomed the European Commission’s circular economy package, adding to the debate ...

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Knowledge is power

Smart technologies and better energy management can lower energy demands and help achieve sustainability goals, argues Nicola Meadows, RWM Event Director at Ascential Events Energy efficiency investments in the industrial, services and domestic markets are estimated to have increased the ...

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Bottled up

Providing staff with plenty of fresh water and hot drinks during the working day is an important requirement, but it’s also essential that the packaging waste that could ensue is dealt with effectively says Stephen Charles, MD of BRITA Vivreau ...

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Ecobuild 2017

Ecobuild returns in 7-9 March with an overarching theme of regeneration, which will be brought to life through an immersive exhibition and conference programme that will redefine sustainability, identify future growth sectors and tackle the housing crisis. For facilities managers ...

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Measure of comfort

The WELL Building Standard is creating a lot of talk, but are the benefits enough to convince hard-pressed FMs to spend time and money on yet another level of certification? Accreditation to sustainability standards such as BREEAM and LEED are ...

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