decarbonisation

Furbnow announces investment to roll-out housing decarbonisation

Furbnow has announced a £950k pre-seed investment to bring to market its end-to-end home decarbonisation platform to get more homes to Net Zero.

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British Gas creates carbon calculator

British Gas has created a calculator allowing households to see how they could reduce their emissions by switching from gas central heating to a heat pump.

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Nesta outlines how much insulation UK houses need

The Nesta report sets out why insulating properties is not necessary to switch to a low-carbon heating, such as heat pumps.

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Energiesprong recognised at the 2024 World Habitat Awards 

World Habitat, in partnership with UN-Habitat, has announced the winners of the World Habitat Awards 2024. Eight outstanding projects have been recognised, for demonstrating innovative and transformative approaches to housing, from community-driven solutions to climate change adaptation. The Gold World Habitat Awards 2024 Winners: Housing Rights in Jakarta: Collective Action and Policy Advocacy Despite facing […]

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Green Finance Institute launches quarterly publication

The Green Finance Institute (GFI) has published the first issue of the Green Finance Quarterly, to share expert insights and solutions focused on mobilising capital to deliver a real economy net zero transition.

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Partnership to increase “zero bills” housing developments

Octopus Energy, The Hill Group and Clarion Housing Group have announced a strategic partnership to drive forward the creation of “zero bills” housing developments.

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Consultation on Future Homes Standard published

The consultation on the Future Homes and Future Buildings Standards has been published and is open to 6th March 2024.

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UPOWA renews partnership with Bewley Homes

UPOWA has renewed its solar PV & EV charging partnership with Bewley Homes. The partnership consists of an exclusive supply agreement to deliver solar PV and EV charging requirements across its developments. UPOWA roof-integrated solar and EV charger installations have been completed with Bewley Homes since 2021. Chris Adams, Commercial Director at Bewley Homes, said: […]

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Chris Packham launches legal challenge to watered-down net zero plan

The TV presenter is fundraising £75,000 for the case, to challenge the announcements made by Rishi Sunak in September 2023 that his government would delay key targets around vehicles and gas boilers.

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Net zero accelerator pilots launch in Manchester and West Midlands

The government has announced a £19m pilot designed to help selected combined authorities unlock private investment and speed up their efforts to tackle climate change.

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Lloyds publishes report on housing decarbonisation

Lloyds Banking Group has released the Housing Stocktake 2023 report, sharing insights on the efforts to decarbonise the UK’s housing stock.

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Mitie creates hub for facilities transformation

Mitie has unveiled its Facilities Transformation Hub at its London headquarters in The Shard, highlighting how it can support customers with the latest technology. The five areas of focus for the hub are: Accelerating the path to net zero by reducing energy use and generating cleaner, greener power Designing commute-worthy spaces to support hybrid working […]

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