The public sector has an enormous opportunity to pollute less and save more by making quite straightforward bread-and-butter changes. Dynamic leaders within the sector are showing others the way, while public urgency over environmental causes has provided some impetus....

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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...
Until recently, only non-domestic customers in Scotland and very high-level consumers in England and Wales could switch their water supplier to save money or to hope to improve the level of service they receive. This situation changed in April this...
SHARC Energy Systems, in partnership with Scottish Water Horizons, has won the innovation award at the Scottish Green Energy Awards 2017. The awards, hosted by Scottish Renewables, honour the determination and creative thinking which defines new approaches to sustainable energy. SHARC...
H2O Building Services, the UK’s leading water audit and commercial water management consultancy, has been awarded a Framework Agreement for the Provision of water auditing services to the United Learning Trust, a consortium of public and private sector schools. The...
Representatives from self-supply licence holders and applicants Greene King, Whitbread, Marston’s and Coca-Cola European Partners have come together for the first time for an inaugural Self-Supply Users Forum (SSUF) meeting. The Forum, designed to enable the self-supply community to engage...
Blackpool Council is set to become the first local authority to take the innovative step towards managing its own water supply following its application to Ofwat for a water and sewerage licence. If granted, this licence will enable Blackpool Council...
Research carried out by SES Business Water in conjunction with YouGov has revealed that just six per cent of small businesses with an office in England have switched water suppliers since the non-domestic market opened a year ago, even...
SOCOTEC, the UK’s leading provider of testing, inspection and compliance services, has recently launched the upgraded and improved version of their OASIS Water Recycling unit. Having recognised the need to reduce running costs and make cooling tower systems more environmentally...
Chris Goggin of Rinnai looks at how smart design and control options can design out Legionella PROLIFERATION Legionella control and risk avoidance thereof are top of the list when designing heating and hot water systems. The whole supply chain – manufacturers...