decarbonisation

Connected Places Catapult creates housing advisory board

Eleven industry experts have been appointed to the new Homes and Housing Advisory Board convened by Connected Places Catapult. The purpose of the group is to find ways to join up existing efforts to support the development of place-based approaches, with demonstrable outcomes for health and wellbeing of residents and climate resilience. The appointed members represent the […]

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Deborah Meaden revealed as keynote for InstallerSHOW

Deborah Meaden will be on stage at InstallerSHOW 2024, appearing in the elemental arena.

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Consortium “disappointed” at proposed Future Homes Standard

A consortium including the Good Homes Alliance and Bioregional has drafted a letter to DLUHC and DESNZ to express its disappointment in the proposed Future Homes Standard.

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The FA and E.ON partner on decarbonisation

The Football Association  and E.ON have announced a  partnership to support the decarbonisation of grassroots football. As part of the partnership, E.ON will provide bespoke energy saving advice for grassroots clubs  alongside energy-saving kit packs, and educational resources. A number of clubs will also benefit from investment into upgrades and sustainable energy solutions as part […]

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Sustainable insulation company achieves a UK first

IndiNature has become the first UK company manufacturing industrial hemp insulation to achieve a full agrément certificate from the British Board of Agrément (BBA).  

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Call for EU to prioritise building retrofit

The EU must prioritise the renovation of millions of buildings every year to meet its 2050 net zero target, Climate Group has warned.

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InstallerSHOW 2024 to partner with the Chartered Institute of Building

InstallerSHOW 2024 is delighted to partner with the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB), the world’s largest and most influential professional body for construction management and leadership.

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Jewson reveals sustainable builders shortlist

Jewson has announced the finalists in its first ever Making Better Homes Awards. The shortlist, which recognises excellence in energy efficiency, were chosen by a panel of industry specialists and the winners will be decided by a public vote. Going through to the next round in the Best Building Fabric in a Project category are […]

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Bronllys Hall to be heated using HVO boiler

Bronllys Hall in Powys, Wales, is to be heated by a system using vegetable oil, solar, wind, batteries – and a Megaflo cylinder.

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“The path to net zero is blocked without us”

New RICS President Tina Paillet has given a speech highlighting the built environment’s significant impact on climate change. Tina Paillet became RICS’ 142nd President in its 156-year history and marked her appointment with a speech referencing the United Nations (UN) report, which estimates that the building industry creates around 40% of global energy-related carbon emissions. […]

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Industry calls on government to urgently widen its net zero technology focus

The government needs to urgently widen its technology focus, including other forms of direct electric heating alongside heat pumps, if it is to deliver the accelerate the take up of low carbon heating.

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Panasonic targets coldstore carbon cutting with CO2 condensing units

Launch of larger 20 HP unit will offer new options from food retail to hospitality as F-Gas bans start to bite

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