Tag : carbon emissions
The UK Green Building Council (UKGBC) is leading a new consultation to create guidance for the commercial real estate sector on ensuring a more holistic understanding of carbon emissions throughout their whole value chain.
The government has asked the independent Committee on Climate Change (CCC) for advice on setting a date for when the UK could achieve ‘net zero’ carbon emissions.
The Labour Party is considering backing a new energy policy that would aim for just under half of UK buildings to be heated with renewable power within the next twelve years.
A new heat network-focused association has been established by the Energy and Utilities Alliance (EUA) to provide a range of equipment suppliers with a single voice concerning policy, regulations and standards.
The Institution of Mechanical Engineers is calling on UK industry and the government to step up investment in technology that makes use of hydrogen as a means to store energy to help curb carbon emissions from the national grid.
A hybrid heat project in South Wales designed to allow for “smart” switching between gas and electric systems is being put forward as an effective solution to help curb carbon emissions as part of a wider national strategy.
The UK government has been criticised for failing to subsidise more efficient electric heating technology that could better tackle fuel poverty rates in the country, according to findings from manufacturer Glen Dimplex Heating & Ventilation.