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Energy News

sustainable procurement

Sustainable procurement project aims to reduce the impact of construction

A new research project aims to reduce the impact of CO2 emissions on the environment by investigating the role of sustainable procurement in construction
energy bills

Energy bills should reduce for tenants following housing improvements

Wrexham Council highlights the work being undertaken to improve heating systems and reduce energy bills for tenants living in sheltered housing

Cities and local authorities need more powers to deliver sustainable homes

A new paper published today calls for cities and local authorities to be given a greater role in helping to deliver sustainable new builds
open source

Open source tool will reduce emissions within the supply chain

A new joint project aims to develop an open source tool that will help reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the supply chain

How regulations are cutting emissions in the heating and ventilation sector

Kilfrost Ltd explains how industry regulations are aiding the drive to reduce the impact of the heating and ventilation sector on the environment
Innovation lab

Innovation lab for the built environment launched by the UK-GBC

The UK-GBC has revealed its first Innovation Lab, which offers a radical new approach to innovation in the built environment
energy efficiency

Energy efficiency policy should consider how buildings can lower emissions

Kevin Bohea, President of the British Rigid Urethane Foam Manufacturers Association (BRUFMA) examines the challenges ahead for energy efficiency policy
domestic energy efficiency

Bonfield domestic energy efficiency review sets out 27 recommendations

Domestic energy efficiency upgrades should be backed by a quality mark to protect homeowners, says new review from BRE chief A review into domestic energy efficiency has revealed a raft of recommendations for the sector. The long anticipated Bonfield Review into green home improvements sets out 27 ideas that could...
traditional buildings

Guidance helps protect Scotland’s traditional buildings from climate change

New guidance has been published by Historic Environment Scotland, setting out how to safeguard Scotland’s traditional buildings from climate change
Energy Strategies

Effective energy strategies should be lean, clean and green

Chris Hocknell, Technical Director, Eight Associates outlines how to evaluate energy strategies and what issues should be considered
electric heating

A complete electric heating and hot water solution

The Comet Electric Combi boiler provides a complete solution for domestic properties in need of electric heating and hot water.
Carbon offsetting at Oakgrove new build

Carbon offsetting: Opportunities for local authorities in energy efficiency improvements

National Energy Foundation energy specialist, Jane Richardson Hawkes, says carbon offsetting can help local authorities fund energy efficiency improvements Carbon offsetting makes a significant contribution to reducing carbon emissions and meeting nationally-determined targets. It also offers opportunities for local authorities to engage with their residents on issues such as climate...
domestic building performance evaluation plans warm home

BSRIA launches guide to domestic building performance evaluation

BSRIA has released a new guide to domestic building performance evaluation, intended to improve energy efficiency and comfort in homes and residences
Electrical contracting

New report into electrical contracting highlights the future of the sector

A new report from the ECA, NICEIC and ELECSA has revealed the key issues that have an impact on the future of electrical contracting