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IAQ Insight: Wellbeing standard for buildings will save lives

IAQ Insight: Wellbeing standard for buildings will save lives

In the first of our series of articles on IAQ from BESA, we focus on the world’s first buildings wellbeing standard.

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“We’ve 27 million homes that need to think about retrofit and energy efficiency”

“We’ve 27 million homes that need to think about retrofit and energy efficiency”

Low Carbon Homes Director at British Gas, Gail Parker, talks to Lucy Dixon about the importance of offering consumers a tailored approach to decarbonisation.

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Spotlight on: Graeme Fox, President of the IOR

Spotlight on: Graeme Fox, President of the IOR

In the latest of his interviews with people making an impact on the net zero journey Andrew Gaved meets Graeme Fox, who as President of the IOR is helping to fight the cooling industry’s corner.

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How smart charging is a key enabler of sustainability

How smart charging is a key enabler of sustainability

ev.energy’s Nick Woolley highlights how councils and building owners can use smart charging to manage energy demand.

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Switching streets to low-carbon heat

Switching streets to low-carbon heat

Nesta’s Alasdair Hiscock, Andy Marsden, Kevin Wiley and Elin Price explain networked heat pumps and where they fit in the decarbonisation picture.

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“Incentives are needed to help decarbonise our housing stock”

“Incentives are needed to help decarbonise our housing stock”

 Lucy Dixon spoke to Conservative Environment Network (CEN) member and MP for Waveney, Peter Aldous, who says incentives are needed to help decarbonise our housing stock.

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The future of electric vehicle charging

The future of electric vehicle charging

Electric vehicle (EV) charging is witnessing a remarkable era of innovation, reshaping how we think about energy consumption, infrastructure, and sustainability, says Jess Shanahan.

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Learnings that will benefit retrofit for decades

Learnings that will benefit retrofit for decades

The Social Housing Decarbonisation Fund (SHDF) is the most important funding stream in the decarbonisation of the UK’s buildings. Peter Apps speaks to some of the biggest bidders to find out how it’s progressing.

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Three good reasons why specifiers should consider infrared heating

Three good reasons why specifiers should consider infrared heating

Oliver Baker explains the benefits offered by a technology that doesn’t get as much publicity as heat pumps.

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Testing a new heat pump information website

Testing a new heat pump information website

Nesta’s Codrina Cretu explains the charity’s goals for its new heat pump website.

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Spotlight on: Building Engineering Services Association

Spotlight on: Building Engineering Services Association

In the latest in his series of interviews with people and companies at the heart of decarbonisation, Andrew Gaved hears from David Frise, chief executive of the Building Engineering Services Association on the current climate for specialist contractors.

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What heat pumps can learn from the gas transition

What heat pumps can learn from the gas transition

Peter Apps on what we can learn from the previous transition to gas central heating.

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