Monthly Archives: November 2014

New hub needed to focus on existing buildings

The Zero Carbon Hub has been hailed as the body to turn to ensure only the most energy-efficient buildings are constructed.  Isn’t it time for a similar body to tackle existing buildings? One of the great triumphs of genuine private/public co-operation has been the work of the non-profit Zero Carbon Hub.  Ever since its formation […]

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UK makes carbon intensity progress

The UK is now the most-improved G20 nation on carbon intensity, and it is already one of the world’s most energy efficient economies, according to latest analysis by financial consultancy, PwC. Improvements in energy efficiency, a national rise in renewable energy and the closure of two large coal plants, meant that UK carbon intensity fell […]

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Virtus Consult Wins Major Innovation Award

Virtus Consult were up against some major organisation and projects: The Estates and Facilities Management Class reflects the vital input of EFM in helping to achieve efficiencies for the NHS. Here are details of this year’s winners Award for Innovative Carbon Reduction Initiative The judges considered: Virtus Consult for Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust […]

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