The UK’s first energy-positive office, which generates more solar energy than it consumes, was opened at Swansea University on 21st June. Buildings currently account for around 40% of UK energy consumption.  This new building, known as the Active Office, points the...
Use of LED lighting is on the rise in factories and warehouses with companies reaping the benefits of huge energy savings and significantly reduced maintenance costs.  Lighting levels can also be greatly increased to provide even illumination across a...
HVAC systems are often identified as one of the main areas of improvement when it comes to maximising building efficiency. But did you know that it is the larger plant, often situated on or around the exterior of the...
Ashley Phillips, Sales and Marketing Director at Orsted Sales UK A record level of change in our UK energy marketplace is forcing energy users of all types and sizes to sit up and take notice.  Managing rising costs is always...
By Dom Barton, Metropolitan Infrastructure  Opting for district energy is a long-term commitment. Networks are assets that need to be managed for years; a well-designed network can be expected to be in operation for up to 80 years. It is...

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ESTABLISHED Wiltshire firm, Energy Management LLP, have recently launched a bespoke energy management portal that serves as an invaluable tool in identifying energy demand and consumption through the operational behaviour of a business. With EM-Powered, businesses have a real opportunity...
Powerful and versatile LED work lights Lumileds is delighted to launch the new Philips EcoPro range of LED work lights. Equipped with high-quality LEDs and hands-free features, the EcoPro range also provides the powerful bright light (6,500 K) needed to...
Holger Engelbrecht, product manager, reichelt elektronik. Energy resources are being put under greater strain as towns and cities become more populated. Coupled with the focus now placed on living sustainable, energy-efficient lives, homeowners and businesses are seeking cost-effecitve ways to...
Darren Riva, Northern European Zumtobel Group Services Director We hear a lot about ‘smart’ technology at the moment - smart TVs and smart fridges in the home, extending to smart buildings and even smart cities. But what does ‘smart’ really mean? Too...
Brian Foster, Head of Industry Finance at Siemens Financial Services in the UK Several UK cities are looking to implement smart projects and developments to improve the efficiency of local services, enhance sustainability and develop their competitiveness. Operating hybrid and...