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CIBSE and LETI to launch new guidance for net zero carbon...

The Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) and London Energy Transformation Initiative (LETI) will be launching new industry-wide guidance on the net zero carbon definition and address frequently asked questions.
South Brooklyn Marine Terminal

Jacobs appointed to redevelop New York’s South Brooklyn Marine Terminal

Jacobs has been selected by Empire Offshore Wind, a joint venture between Equinor and bp, to redevelop New York's South Brooklyn Marine Terminal (SBMT).
embodied carbon in buildings

What is next for embodied carbon in buildings?

Despite a recent attempt at regulation falling by the wayside, the issue of embodied carbon in buildings has never been more prominent in construction. But as Mike Stevenson of NorDan UK explains, when you think longer-term about building specification, the carbon reduction takes care of itself.
affordable homes in Westvale

Livv Homes to develop new affordable homes in Westvale 

Livv Homes is developing 15 affordable homes in Westvale, Kirkby, which is set to become a pilot to explore the impacts of moving to a net-zero development programme.
transition to net zero

Viridis appointed to transform the Loch Lomond’s transition to net zero

Viridis has been appointed by Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park Authority to support the organisations transition to net zero.
battery storage solutions

GL sign deal with Sunsynk to market “Grid Buddy” Inverters &...

Green Lighting (GL) has announced a supply partnership with Sunsynk to market "Grid Buddy" Inverters & Lithium battery storage solutions.
Spring Budget 2022

Construction industry professionals react to Spring Budget 2022

Rishi Sunak Chancellor of the Exchequer has delivered the Spring Budget 2022, announcing a new tax plan to ease the rising cost of living. Here construction industry professionals share their thoughts on the biggest cut to personal taxes in a quarter of a century.
smart technology solution, carbon emissions

Kier and Elliott unveil smart technology solution to reduce carbon emissions

Kier Construction, alongside Elliott, has revealed a smart technology solution to cut carbon emissions by up to 25% on its site accommodation at the Winterstoke Hundred Academy expansion.
tender price inflation

Ukraine-Russia war will cause tender price inflation in 2022

Mace's Market View report has forecast tender price inflation by 5.5% in 2022 due to Russia’s ongoing invasion of Ukraine.
Joe St. Julian, nuclear

SNC Lavalin appoint Joe St. Julian as the new president of...

SNC Lavalin has appointed Joe St, Julian, the former Principal Vice-President and General Manager at Bechtel, as the new President of Nuclear.
new fm alliance

Sodexo and Sensori announce new FM alliance for office space management

Leading workplace services provider Sodexo Ireland has announced a new FM alliance with Sensori Facilities Management to help clients achieve flexible and balanced working.
red diesel rebate

MPA urges chancellor to delay removal of red diesel rebate and...

The Mineral Products Association (MPA) urges chancellor to delay removal of red diesel rebate and act on infrastructure delivery and energy costs in spring statement.
building energy performance

How can we close the building energy performance gap?

David McEwan, UK consultancy director, at IES, explores why the building energy performance gap exists and how we can go about closing it.
Hydrogen construction equipment

Hydrogen construction equipment: UK must stop buying Russian natural gas

Mike Foster, The Chief Executive of the EUA, has today called upon the Prime Minister to stop buying Russian natural gas and convert the supply to hydrogen. 
costs of UK construction projects

How will the Russia-Ukraine war increase costs of UK construction projects?

Henry Clarke, construction partner at Spencer West, explores how the Russia-Ukraine conflict will have a noticeable impact on the costs of UK construction projects, due to fuel inflation.
diesel and petrol prices

Reports claim diesel and petrol prices ‘higher than necessary’

Reports claim that the fuel supply chain are profiting out of a crisis, as diesel and petrol are 10p to 14p per litre higher than necessary.
carbon calculator

James Latham launches new specification tool, Carbon Calculator

James Latham has announced the official launch of its new ‘Carbon Calculator’, a specification tool developed in partnership with the University of Bangor to help architects and designers better understand the sustainability of the materials they specify.
the petrol crisis

Russia and Ukraine: How global conflict is driving the petrol crisis

As the Russia and Ukraine conflict rages on and Europe cracks down on economic sanctions against the world’s second-largest oil producer, there have been growing concerns on what this means for the petrol crisis long-term, PBC Today explains 
greener fuel

Aggreko begins transition from diesel to greener fuel sources

Aggreko has made further progress in reaching net zero emissions by transitioning from diesel to greener fuel sources.
Embodied Carbon Calculator

CIBSE launches new Embodied Carbon Calculator

The Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) has launched its new Embodied Carbon Calculator tool.
the russia ukraine conflict, energy crisis

How will the Russia and Ukraine conflict impact the energy crisis?

This past year has seen the inflation of energy and fuel prices soar to some of the highest rates we’ve seen. Now as Russia invades Ukraine, the energy crisis stands to inevitably escalate as more economic sanctions are put in place.
government's energy transition

Arcadis appointed by BEIS to aid government’s energy transition

Arcadis has been appointed by BEIS to help with the government's energy transition by advising on district heating development.
dutch cleantech company

WCA welcomes Dutch cleantech company as associate corporate member

The World Cement Association (WCA) has announced that it is welcoming Dutch cleantech company Aeroborn as an associate corporate member to its international community.
ASBP Awards

ASBP announce winners of their annual sustainability awards

ASBP have announced the winners of the 4th annual ASBP Awards, following a ‘hybrid’ awards ceremony on Thursday 17th February at the EDGE Showroom in London and online.
aerial mapping

Aerial mapping the way to greener homes

Aerial mapping reveals the potential of roof spaces to mitigate the effects of climate change.
Bolton green skills centre

Transformational plans announced for Bolton green skills centre

Work to transform a Bolton retail park into a green skills centre could begin this summer, following the release of redevelopment plans.

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