Category Archives: Buildings

How to develop Water Efficiency KPIs


Within the development of an Environmental Management System (EMS) based on ISO 14001:2015, it is important to develop Environmental Objectives under Clause 6.2 (Environmental objectives and planning to achieve them) and other linked requirements. One, often, neglected type of Environment … Continue reading

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ESOS Newsletter (August 2018)


As part of the Environment Agencies commitment to keep ESOS (Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme stakeholders informed of the regulatory and procedural process, they have published their first newsletter for 2018. The Newsletter published jointly by the Environment Agencies for the … Continue reading

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DRAFT REGULATIONS: The Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme Regulations 2018


The draft Regulations, which apply to Great Britain, revoke and replace The Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme Regulations 2011 (2011 Regulations), which established a renewable heat incentive scheme (the Scheme). These Regulations re-enact the 2011 Regulations with amendments. The premise of … Continue reading

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Private Rented Property “Minimum Standard” Guidance for Landlords


This is a follow-up article on my original blog “Proposed Energy Efficiency Standard for UK rented Properties” way back in April 2015, which covered the UK Government’s proposal for draft legislation under the Energy Act 2011, which established a framework that requires … Continue reading

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World Accreditation Day 2017


9 June 2017 marks World Accreditation Day (#WAD2017), a global initiative jointly established by IAF (International Accreditation Forum) and ILAC (International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation) Chairs to promote the value of accreditation. This year’s theme focuses on how accreditation delivers confidence … Continue reading

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START2ACT: A new SME energy efficiency programme


The Carbon Trust is launching an energy efficiency programme START2ACT aimed at SME (Small & Medium-sized Enterprises) with an initial baseline survey on energy efficiency at SMEs in the UK. START2ACT is a free service offering energy efficiency training, online energy … Continue reading

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London Build 2016


Any Environmental Manager within the construction industry in the United Kingdom should consider attending London Build at the Olympia London on 26 and 27 October 2016. I attended last year’s event and could see that it was rapidly establishing itself as the leading construction event … Continue reading

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