For some time now, the UK has been on a mission to become a low-carbon nation. It all started with the Intergovernmental Panel on climate change in 1988, and was further reinforced with the United Nations Framework Convention on...
Thanks to an energy management system (EMS) from Vickers, DS Smith - one of the world’s leading providers of corrugated packaging and a specialist in plastic packaging - has enjoyed impressive cost savings in excess of 60%, and reduced...

Securing every drop

A clean, reliable and safe water supply is critical to health and well-being. Each day the UK water industry collects, treats and then supplies many billions of litres of high quality water to domestic and commercial customers and then...
Paul Hutchens is Director of Midlands-based solar specialists, Eco2Solar. He is a board member of the Solar Trade Association (STA), the UK's leading solar industry voice, and Chairman of the STA’s New Build Working Group which aims to inform...

Preparing for winter

Proactive planning ahead of the winter months can help energy managers keep heating costs down in the colder months, reducing energy consumption and creating more comfortable buildings. Chris Meir, Sales Director at Remeha, identifies practical, low-cost steps for improved...
Energy storage isn’t just for those rechargeable household AA batteries. Improved methods of storing and distributing energy from the energy grid could dramatically improve the way the world accesses power. In fact, using batteries to store energy on a...
Stricter EU and UK legislation regarding gas leak detection is welcome but isn’t necessarily driving a rise in best practice. That’s according to Duncan Webb, Condition Monitoring Application Engineer at ERIKS UK & Ireland, who says: “Our Condition Monitoring team...
LED Eco Lights’ co-founder, Saima Shafi, advises facility management organisations on what to look for when choosing a supplier of LED lamps and luminaires Replacing energy-hungry conventional lamps with LED equivalents makes economic and environmental sense. LED lighting products are...
Andrews Sykes’ HVAC Sales Director, Carl Webb, reviews the importance of energy efficiency and maximising the effect of a temporary climate control solution With British companies becoming increasingly committed to conserving energy wherever possible, the acquisition of economical short-term operational...
More LUX and savings for logistics center LEDVANCE, one of the global leaders in general lighting for professional users and end consumers, has played an instrumental part in helping Carlsberg’s logistics center reduce energy consumption by light by 50 percent...