CENTRICA REPORT: Future-Proofing Your Company’s Energy Needs

By Centrica Every business relies on energy for critical tasks – but with this dependence comes risk. As organisations seek to become more sustainable, it’s vital to plan not only for short-term energy needs, but also for long-term energy security. Increasingly, businesses that are digitalising processes are becoming ever more dependent on power to run […]

Lloyds Energy to create 700 jobs in liquid gas trade

Lloyds Energy Group LLC has submitted a formal application to export Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) to countries with a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with the US, creating a large number of jobs in the process. Production involves extreme compression of natural gas, often methane, in order to improve the transportation process. The volume in a […]

UK-GBC’s HQ refurb breaks carbon footprint record…

The UK Green Building Council‘s (UK-GBC) headquarters in Central London has achieved the lowest embodied carbon footprint ever recorded for an office refurbishment in the UK. Working in collaboration with London-based architects, Barr Gazetas, among other organisations, the landmark project has proven to be an exemplar for sustainable office refurbishment and also features a range […]

Energy efficiency ‘gains ground’ despite lower energy prices…

A new report released by the International Energy Agency (IEA) – which focuses on worldwide government commitments on saving energy and reducing carbon emissions under the recently ratified Paris agreement – has demonstrated the progress made by energy efficiency policies over the last 12 months; particularly in emerging economies such as China. The IEA’s Energy […]

Scotland leads the UK in energy and climate change…

New analysis compiled by the government’s climate watchdog, the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) has discovered that Scotland is leading the UK when it comes to lowering emissions; detailing that its annual greenhouse gas reduction target was met in 2014 and gross emissions fell by 8.6 per cent during that period – compared to a […]

NG Bailey further invests in specialist energy services…

According to reports, the independent facilities, engineering and IT services group, NG Bailey, has confirmed that it will continue to invest in its specialist energy services by introducing a dedicated ‘central operations’ centre. The new centre, which claims to offer support to the company’s specialist team by merging the existing facilities management, IT and engineering […]

Brexit vote behind confidence dip in energy efficiency…

The latest EEVS & Bloomberg report has suggested that supplier confidence in the energy efficiency sector has fallen to its lowest point in five years; detailing a combination of supplier order books, sales prices, government action and staffing levels had experienced an overall confidence fall to (-) 38 points for the second quarter (Q2) of 2016. This follows a decline of 21 points in the previous quarter to (-) 4; the […]

Cities and Green Building Councils join forces to increase energy efficiency…

Under a new partnership between the World Resources Institute-led Building Efficiency Accelerator (BEA) and the World Green Building Council, Green Building Councils located around the world will be working with various cities in order to increase energy efficiency in buildings.  Green Building Councils based in Poland, South Africa, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Colombia […]

Guest Blog, Brian Londsale: The current status of energy efficiency

Energy efficiency is now beginning to enter the minds of consumers and businesses alike. Whether the carbon footprint in your home or the use of travel to and from your workplace, the need to raise awareness and take action is gaining traction. Simple ways in which to do so include: Cost-cutting initiatives of the 1970s […]