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Over 10% of NHS estate to switch to 100% renewable electricity by April 2020

NHS Property Services (NHSPS) has announced two new energy contracts via Inspired Energy. British Gas Business will provide 100 per cent renewable electricity and Corona will provide natural gas to all its properties across England by April 2020. NHSPS is ...

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New research reveals employees would stay at a company longer if it reported on how it’s lowering its environmental impact

Younger generation “a force for change” research reveals New research from BRITA Professional reveals what Generation Z and Millennials expect from employers when it comes to their workplace: sustainable buildings and sustainable working practices[1] BRITA Professional conducted a survey of ...

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240 Blackfriars: A flexible working case study

UBM, organisers of Facilities Show, were the anchor tenant who triggered the development of the new LEED platinum accredited smart building and office space, 240 Blackfriars. Having undergone this transition first-hand, the team at Facilities Show have published an exclusive Flexible Working ...

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Commercial building projects offered free support package to build to latest sustainable standard

Developers interested in building a small commercial project to cutting-edge sustainable design levels can benefit from a substantial support package from Saint-Gobain. The company has developed the Multi-Comfort standard, based on Passive House standards, which has a holistic approach to ...

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Sustainability built to last

John McMullan, commercial manager from EPDM roofing specialist, Firestone Building Products, discusses why a ‘built to last’ culture should be at the heart of an FM’s sustainability strategy Whether tasked with improving the sustainability of a legacy building or maximising ...

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