Education the key to a Green Economy.

Education the key to a Green Economy.

by Steph Marshall | on Nov 25, 2013 | No Comments

The best new technologies and innovations will always need people to be aware of how to get the best from them. Explaining how energy efficient technology works and inspiring people to take their own steps toward reducing the carbon footprint of the building they work in, is an essential feature of a sustainable business. It […]

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Energy efficiency top 3 essentials.

by Steph Marshall | on Nov 11, 2013 | No Comments

While the energy of the Universe is consistent, we always lose some when we are converting one source to another. We still have to pay for this energy, both financially and ecologically, even though it is effectively being wasted. The traditional light bulb is a good example of how energy can easily be wasted. When […]

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Four Steps to Soft Landings

by Steph Marshall | on Sep 23, 2013 | No Comments

Traditionally once building works have been completed, the Design Team and Contractors move on to new projects, generally leaving the Client and their FM Team to get on with operating the building.  Thanks to some industry collaboration, it is likely that client requirements could continue to be met long after a project is completed. BSRIA […]

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Why Corporate Executives should love Carbon Management

by Steph Marshall | on Aug 26, 2013 | No Comments

Usually when you mention carbon management to corporate executives, it can be seen as another ‘box ticking exercise’ and the thought of financial benefits doesn’t readily spring to mind. However, when corporate execs hear that carbon management can not only help their bottom line but can also get them one step ahead of the competition, […]

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Good News for Green Landlords!

by Steph Marshall | on Apr 19, 2013 | No Comments

A new study entitled: ‘Emerging Trends in the European Real Estate’, has just proclaimed that if you own and rent a property that has suitably sustainable credentials, prospective tenants will view your offer more favourably than a non-sustainable equivalent. The study, carried out by the Urban Land Institute and PriceWaterhouseCoopers, claims that landlords who are […]

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The Green Deal Update

by Steph Marshall | on Mar 18, 2013 | No Comments

The chance to increase your building’s energy-efficiency with no up-front cost to yourself, whilst helping to boost the UK economy – sounds too good to be true! This is what the Government’s hoping to achieve by implementing the Green Deal.  However, as well over half of the British public haven’t heard of the scheme and […]

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