A major new survey reveals the proportion of building companies planning to secure green certification for over 60% of their projects will increase from 18% to 37% by 2018. Over 1000 building professionals and 69 countries were surveyed for the report, carried out by Dodge Data & Analytics and United Technologies Corporation. “The survey shows […]
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A new consultation published by the Department of Energy and Climate Change invites the energy sector to contribute thoughts and ideas to encourage innovation across the sector. The consultation is open until 11th February and asks the following three questions: How can legislation and enforcement frameworks help support new technologies and business models to encourage growth? […]
UK environment ministers will be taken to court within weeks to make them speed up plans to reduce dangerous urban air pollution. Law firm ClientEarth, which last year forced the Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) to come up with fresh plans to tackle illegal NO2 levels in British cities, warned that it […]
Real Estate Investor members of UNEP FI, CERES – INCR, IGCC, IIGCC, PRI and the RICS believe it is economically and practicably feasible for the real estate sector to play a significant role in limiting global temperature increase to 2°C. The Integrating Climate Risks in Real Estate paper summarises key roles, risks and opportunities for real estate […]
A new report (from a consortium of groups led by Fraunhaufer ISI) — “How Energy Efficiency Cuts Costs for a 2° C Future” — analyses how energy efficiency policies and programs in Brazil, China, Europe, India, Mexico, and the U.S. can reduce the cost of economy-wide de-carbonisation by up to $250 billion per year for […]
The Impact of MEES for Commercial Real Estate Lending The Better Buildings Partnership consider the transformational impact of emerging real estate sustainability risks. View the full report here.
The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) is proposing to cut the feed-in tariff rates for solar PV installations by as much as 87%. Construction News looks into what this means for the Solar Industry. Article can be viewed via Construction News here.
The dust has settled after the UK General Election and today will mark the State Opening of a new Conservative Government. The Queen is set to deliver the legislative plans decided by the Conservatives, so what does this mean for the Environment? EVORA has rounded-up the predictions and opinions outlining what we are likely to […]
EVORA has joined forces with Hemlow, a leading UK commercial building services maintenance provider. Together we hope to demonstrate substantial improvements to energy efficiency and provide cost effective solutions to deliver true sustainability. Speaking about the partnership, Managing Director at EVORA, Chris Bennett commented, “It is a pleasure to partner with a company who are […]
A recent survey by Inenco revealed that three quarters of qualifying businesses have yet to start their site audits and more than half are yet to appoint a Lead Assessor. EVORA are experts in undertaking energy efficiency audits and implementing energy efficiency programmes leading to substantial reductions in energy usage and associated costs. Learn More […]
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