Renewable energy is driving profound changes in cities. It’s happening much more quickly than was expected even five years ago. Yet land use planning has seemingly begun to lag behind. What challenges and actions must planners consider for the renewable energy transition to be effective?
It is easy to dismiss facilities management as just about fixing lights and managing the cleaning. But good facilities management is about much more. In this post, David Johnston explores how FM is helping reduce heat loss and carbon emissions from buildings in Reading, saving costs and the planet in the process.
Tony Cowling investigates how local authorities are using their power to build new housing to invest in homes that are setting new standards of comfort and energy efficiency, and in the process delighting tenants and challenging perceptions of public housing
The University was winner in the ‘Facilities and Services’ category of this year’s Environmental Association for Universities and Colleges (EAUC) 2016 Green Gown Awards. This follows hot on the heals of another national award – winning in the ‘Stars of the Future’ category of the Love Energy Savings’ awards. Reading won both awards for the […]
The UK Government can embed a “world class” low-carbon environment that could mobilise significant investment streams, but only if current policy gaps and mixed legislative signals are addressed with “bold” action. That is the overarching view of the Future low carbon investment in the UK report, published on 16 November 2016 by a group of leading […]