Category: Health, Safety & Environmental

German lessons should inspire UK net zero action
Sustainability

German lessons should inspire UK net zero action

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has urged the UK government to follow the example of Germany, which has announced plans to spend €177.5bn on …

REGULATE OR FAIL: TOO PASSIVE ON PASSIVHAUS
Sustainability

REGULATE OR FAIL: TOO PASSIVE ON PASSIVHAUS

Anyone interested in building design and energy conservation will have come across the Passivhaus standard. This internationally recognised benchmark has for some years been the …

PROPOSED PART Z AND EMBODIED CARBON REGULATION
Sustainability

PROPOSED PART Z AND EMBODIED CARBON REGULATION

Despite research by the UK Green Building Council (Nov 2021) showing that embodied carbon emissions due to the construction process, maintenance and demolition of buildings, …

Groundwork partners with SEGRO to launch a new Green Employment Skills Programme
Sustainability

Groundwork partners with SEGRO to launch a new Green Employment Skills Programme

SEGRO – the leading owner, manager and developer of modern warehouses and industrial property – and Groundwork – the federation of charities focused on mobilising …

New analysis shows low-carbon technologies could cut annual energy bills by almost £2,000 and carbon emissions by over 95%
Health, Safety & Environmental

New analysis shows low-carbon technologies could cut annual energy bills by almost £2,000 and carbon emissions by over 95%

WWF and ScottishPower report also shows combined technologies could increase house prices by an average of £10,000 Financial incentives, clear advice and support urgently needed …

DELIVERING BETTER TOGETHER: PICK EVERARD PLEDGES FOCUS ON COLLABORATION, CARBON NEUTRALITY AND INNOVATION
Sustainability

DELIVERING BETTER TOGETHER: PICK EVERARD PLEDGES FOCUS ON COLLABORATION, CARBON NEUTRALITY AND INNOVATION

Pick Everard announces ambitious business strategy to become the first-choice consultancy in the industry Collaboration forms a key part of all five of the firm’s …

ROCKWOOL partners with Swansea University to explore capturing carbon emissions
Sustainability

ROCKWOOL partners with Swansea University to explore capturing carbon emissions

ROCKWOOL has entered a research partnership with Swansea University to develop CCUS technology ROCKWOOL has announced it is partnering with the Energy Safety Research Institute …

HS2 celebrates success in health & safety advances
Occupational H&S

HS2 celebrates success in health & safety advances

HS2 Ltd recently celebrated innovations to improve health and safety at works sites across Britain’s largest construction project. HS2’s health and safety campaign, Safe at …

New programme launched to fast track low carbon transport
Sustainability

New programme launched to fast track low carbon transport

A new programme has been launched to accelerate the next wave of low carbon transport in the South and East of England. UK Power Networks …

Roof Worker Height Safety: Tips from the Experts
Working at Height

Roof Worker Height Safety: Tips from the Experts

Without the correct safety measures in place, working at height can be hugely dangerous. In fact, accidents from height are one of the leading causes …