New research material from a long term field trial at Westminster City Hall has proven that installing ECEX air intake screens on Air Handling Units (AHUs) significantly reduces environmental impact and maintenance, as well as making attractive cost and...
Councillors have approved plans to upgrade street lights across Edinburgh, saving the city an estimated £77m over the next 20 years. Members of the Transport and Environment Committee agreed proposals to convert 54,000 street lights to energy-efficient LED (Light Emitting...
As pressure mounts on commercial leisure operators to control energy budgets, the pool hall becomes the obvious area of focus. Indoor swimming pools can lose as much as 30 litres of water per hour through evaporation, raising humidity levels...
Jonathan Barrett, Managing Director, EMEA at Dataminr The energy sector is plagued with uncertainty. When energy services are impaired by a disruptive event, the resulting business impact can be immediate, significant, and widespread. Organisations that succeed...
BSRIA research has found that the traditional Building Automation and Control Systems (BACS) market has continued to grow steadily over many years, especially in the BRIC countries. However, new technologies, innovations and innovative business models are already disrupting the...
E.ON’s Blackburn Meadows renewable energy plant has been named among the winners of the 2017 Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) national awards, with judges commenting on its ‘iconic and beautiful’ design. The biomass combined heat and power plant in...
ning consultancy, has launched two new frameworks designed to enable and encourage NHS Trusts and other public sector bodies to make savings on their energy bills as well as drive efficiencies. The two new frameworks are: - A Battery Storage...
Tony Cahill, executive director at Vivark, part of the First Ark Group, explores ways in which estate managers can combat growing energy bills and seek assistance from like-minded organisations. Surprisingly, estates management is the second highest public sector spend category*...
SGS, the leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company, will attend this year’s Energy Management Exhibition (EMEX) on 22-23 November, providing visitors with information about the ISO 50001 energy management system (EnMS) standard and its benefit to organisations of...
A hot water system using a plate heat exchanger (PHE) does not store hot water. The water is heated instantaneously and only when required, so it is intrinsically energy efficient. A PHE consists of a pack of plates (usually stainless...