Getting to Zero
London Energy Transformation Initiative: Proposals For Energy Policy
This report, released by the London Energy Transformation Initiative (LETI), sets out four key proposals which will help all new buildings in London to operate at net zero carbon by 2030 and all existing buildings in the capital by 2050.
Post date: 29 Sep 2017
The Green Deal Finance Company (GDFC) has announced that it is relaunching the Green Deal scheme and Green Deal loans, since its funding end in July, 2015. This first announcement is a “soft launch”- the company hopes to extend finance offers across a wider number of Green Deal Providers over the coming months- ahead of the full launch to come later this year.
Post date: 26 Jun 2017
The BIM Conference 2017 will take place on 11 July 2017 (08:00 - 15:30 UTC +0000) in Salford, United Kingdom. During the event, leading experts will discuss recent developments and provide valuable insights into the future of Building Information Modelling (BIM).
Post date: 21 Apr 2017
The UK's premier event for renewable energy and sustainable technologies
All-Energy Exhibition and Conference 2017
will take place on 10-11 May 2017 in Glasgow, United Kingdom. Since its launch in 2001, All-Energy has provided the industry suppliers, experts and thought-leaders from the renewable energy supply chain the opportunity to connect with new customers, increase their sales opportunities and expand business networks in this fast-changing marketplace.
Post date: 15 Feb 2017
In 2014, it was estimated that 10.5 TWh of electricity consumption in England was consumed by domestic cold appliances, an equivalent to 15.6% of the total electricity consumed by household domestic appliances. Previous research, based on a relatively small sample, found that around 9% of domestic cold appliances may be over-consuming.
This study is based on a large scale field trial -998 appliances monitored in 766 properties across England- with electricity consumption and temperature data collected over a 7 day period and occupant interviews.
Post date: 10 Feb 2017
Local Authority Building Control (LABC) is a not-for-profit membership organisation that represents all local authority building control teams in England and Wales. Their members work cooperatively with building owners, home owners, architects, plan drawers, developers, building contractors and other professionals to ensure buildings are safe, healthy and efficient to meet the standards set by the building regulations.
For further information please visit the organisation's website at the link provided below.
Post date: 18 Nov 2016
On 17 October 2016 the UK Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy announced a new funding scheme called “central heating for cities”. The first part of the £320m fund will be used for upgrading heating in towns and cities to supply low carbon and recycled heat. This will also potentially reduce heating costs. Recycled heat includes waste heat from factories, power stations and even the London Underground.
Read more about the scheme and the announcement by the Minister of State for Energy at the link provided below.
Post date: 24 Oct 2016
A new report, prepared by the Association for the Conservation of Energy (ACE) and the Regulatory Assistance Project (RAP), presents a worrying picture of the UK’s prospects for achieving its carbon targets in the building sector.
Post date: 12 Oct 2016
This report, prepared by the Association for the Conservation of Energy (ACE) and the Regulatory Assistance Project (RAP), looks into what emissions abatement current UK Government policy is set to achieve in the buildings sector for the 5th Carbon Budget (set as a total of 1,725 MtCO2e that can be emitted over the period from 2028 to 2032).
Post date: 10 Oct 2016
UK Climate Change Risk Assessment 2017: Evidence Report | Chapter 5: People and the built environment
Post date: 12 Sep 2016