Is the City sleepwalking to energy audit shock?

A government rule forcing large companies to get an energy audit or face up to £90,000 in fines could catch as many as 14,000 firms – including many in the financial sector. Industry estimates previously pegged the number at 10,000, while the Department of Energy and Climate Change has a more conservative expectation of 7,400. […]

Captive audience for launch of energy saving scheme

London Zoo is to play host to the launch of the Low Energy Company scheme this week. The Energy Managers Association is organising the programme, which will kick off to a captive audience in front of the zoo’s new penguin pool on 3rd October. The scheme will provide training to employees on how to reduce […]

New guidelines for Energy Performance Contracting

The Energy Managers Association is due to write a new code of conduct for Energy Performance Contracting to help businesses manage their energy usage and cut bills. ELN Reporter Priyanka Shrestha attends an event in London to find out more. If you are blocked from seeing this video and would like your own download, please […]

New guidelines for businesses to manage energy usage

A new code of conduct with clear and easy guidelines to help businesses manage and cut their energy bills and take efficient measures is underway. The Energy Managers Association (EMA) and its partner companies will be writing the guidelines in a “standardised” way for what it calls Energy Performance Contracting (EnPC). Lord Redesdale (pictured), CEO […]

Time to get qualified?

Lord Redesdale talks to ELN about the benefit of official qualifications for energy managers.

Lord Redesdale: Energy managers need qualifications

Energy managers need to be trained and get qualifications as the industry lacks standards. That’s the view of Lord Rupert Redesdale, who recently launched the Energy Managers Association (EMA) to encourage people get formal training in energy management. He claims 95% of people who call themselves energy managers have no formal qualification in management. He […]