United Kingdom

Post date: 30 Dec 2009
Type: Case

Post date: 30 Dec 2009
Type: Case

Turning off office equipment over the Christmas period could save UK business £70 million in costs and slash over 450 thousand tonnes of carbon. Figures released by the Carbon Trust today show switching off non-essential kit over the festive period could make a big impact on businesses’ bottom lines: saving around nine million pounds and stopping over 50 thousand tonnes of carbon being pumped into the atmosphere every day.
Post date: 22 Dec 2009
Type: News

The Code for Sustainable Homes was introduced in April 2007 as a standard to improve the overall sustainability of new homes. 'The Code' scores against a star rating system, using one to six stars depending on how the property performs against categories such as energy use, waste, materials and water.
Post date: 22 Dec 2009
Type: News

Post date: 18 Dec 2009
Type: Tool

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Post date: 13 Dec 2009
Type: Event

Web suite of building energy simulators that model energy, comfort, and daylighting performance, and give estimates of the long-term cost of utilities. The simulations restrict flexibility in order to offer users greater ease-of-use and speed. The tool can be quickly mastered by non-technical designers, and runs fast enough to allow them the scope to experiment with many different versions of a design during a single sitting.
Post date: 11 Dec 2009
Type: Tool

Homeowners in Birmingham, Sunderland, London Borough of Sutton and Stroud will be testing out new ways to finance whole house energy makeovers under the Government’s £4m Pay As You Save scheme. Following an open competition, Birmingham City Council, Gentoo Sunderland, British Gas, B&Q UK and Stroud District Council have been chosen to deliver individual projects in the first ever UK trials. Energy and Climate Change Secretary Ed Miliband said:
Post date: 9 Dec 2009
Type: News

Post date: 8 Dec 2009
Type: Case