Across the industry, there is a growing recognition of the benefits of implementing a well-rounded approach to energy efficiency, instigating long term plans and schemes, rather than focusing on quick wins.  Jack Saunders, Client Support Officer at Salix Finance...
With the Medium Combustion Plant Directive (MCPD) now European law, Kevin Houlden, Industrial and Commercial Specialist at Calor, advises on the steps that operators can take to upgrade their existing boiler plant. The MCPD became European law on 19th December...
A newly opened, ‘zero-energy’ teaching block at South Lanarkshire College in Scotland has been fitted with a ground source heat pump system from NIBE – helping it become the first building in the UK to achieve a BREEAM sustainability...
Lee Feihn, UK Business Developer at NewMotion, analyses the perpetual movement of the Electric Vehicle (EV) landscape in the UK and the role local government can play in shaping a lasting strategy for its continued development.  A recent report by...

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Graham Mann of H2O Building Services looks at the implications of the opening up of the water retail market The 2014 Water Act, which came into law from April 2017, allows more than 1.2 million “eligible businesses”, charities and...
According to new research undertaken by the National Energy Foundation, low-carbon SuperHomes are also low-energy homes, with the most efficient in the survey using 86% less energy than the average UK home. Despite what many people think, low-carbon and low-energy don’t...
Improved streamlining of the procurement processes, wider benchmarking & standardisation, lifecycle costings rather than cheapest wins, increased tenant engagement, industry collaboration and review of legislation. A Report has been launched today at EMEX which summaries the key findings of a...
Lux Intelligent manufacturer Advanced has launched a new CPD training module focusing on emergency lighting testing compliance. Created against a backdrop of changing emergency lighting standards, including the new category of 'stay put' lighting, the new training module is designed...
The UK’s first ever council solar bonds, issued by Abundance and Swindon Borough Council, have sold out a month early, setting a benchmark in innovation for local authorities to fund renewable energy and other infrastructure projects and boost the...
A ten panel solar array featuring Stokvis Energy Systems solar collectors installed at Birmingham International Rail Station The installation of a ten panel Solar array featuring Stokvis Energy Systems solar collectors, to serve existing facilities at Birmingham International Rail Station,...