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The UK’s ageing power infrastructure just can’t take the heat

Over the last few weeks the UK has been hit by an array of extreme weather conditions. From heat waves in the South that...

Sink or Swim: How to manage the Big Data Flood

The Internet of Things (IoT) is constantly in the news. That’s understandable since forecasts anticipate that there will soon be tens of billions of...

The Elephant in the Room

Around the World, various intriguing methods are used to source water. Take the Samburu people of Kenya, for example, who rely on wild elephants...

Trend BMS improves heating control and comfort at Wakefield Town Hall

BG Energy Solutions has installed a Trend BMS (Building Management System) as part of a major upgrade project at Wakefield Town Hall. Fitted during...

Brexit and smart buildings: looking beyond energy efficiency

UK environmental policy has come a long way in the last forty years. Once colloquially known as the ‘Dirty Man of Europe’, Britain’s policy...

LOCAL MAYOR OFFICIALLY OPENS NEW STATE-OF-THE-ART ‘SCHOOLHAUS’

On Friday 9th September 2016, the Mayor of Kirklees officially opened Boothroyd Primary Academy’s new ‘Schoolhaus’ eco-classroom. The Dewsbury-based academy is the latest recipient of...

Harness Centralised and Localised Heating Control for Maximum Energy Efficiency

By Steven Henry, managing director of Chalmor Building management systems (BMS) drive down energy consumption by improving centralised control of heating, cooling and ventilation. If...

Wireless Energy Management for 30% Energy Savings

HVAC contracting services, which integrate battery-less wireless automation, bring extra benefits for both the property owner and the contractor. They offer additional energy savings...

Tamlite ushers in cost-efficient new lighting era for Bristol college

Patchway Community College is predicted to enjoy a £63,091 reduction in energy bills over an 8-year period following the installation of Tamlite LED lighting. The...

Venture Creates Bespoke Lighting Solution for Costco Underground Car Park

Venture Lighting Europe has supplied a purpose-made retrofit gear tray to help a Costco store in Birmingham reduce its energy consumption and improve the...