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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...

Baystar helps Herstmonceux Castle improve energy efficiency

Baystar is installing a water source heat pump to reduce the castle’s £70,000 reliance on oil. Baystar, a building services company specialising in renewable energy,...

Schwank Launches Gas Heat Pumps

Schwank, a world market leader in the manufacture and supply of gas fired infrared radiant heaters, has recently introduced high energy efficiency Gas Heat...

Sollatek Lighting: 10 years of LED Street Light design leads to major expansion

Ralph Scrivens, EM Magazine Editor - I have known of iVolt and their great work for some time having seen them break into the Voltage Optimisation...

The implications of Brexit on UK energy and environmental policy and what it means...

On June 23, 2016, the UK voted to leave the EU. The two years' notice period required by the Treaty of Lisbon, for the...