Veolia signs deal to heal Rotherham Hospital’s energy spend

A new Energy Performance Contract and combined heat and power plant is expected to save more than £1 million per year and cut 49,620 tonnes of carbon dioxide

EDF’s Imtech buys energy performance contracts provider

Breathe delivers engineering solutions to help organisations reduce energy consumption and carbon emissions and improve built environments

Scotland invests £3m to boost energy efficiency of social homes

It follows the announcement of a new standard to further improve the energy efficiency of homes in the social housing sector

Cheaper mortgage rates for energy efficient householders

The government has launched a £5m fund for the financial sector to develop green mortgages and a £10m innovation fund to cut the costs of retrofitting the UK’s housing stock

UK seeks evidence on performance of EPCs

BEIS is also inviting suggestions to improve the reliability and accuracy of Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs)

UK Government ‘to miss fuel poverty target by at least 60 years’

Think tank IPPR is calling for a ‘fundamental reform’ of the Energy Company Obligation scheme

Balancing conservation with energy efficiency ‘vital in historic buildings’

The Better Buildings Partnership says their design, materials and construction means they often have poorer EPC ratings

Scottish Government pledges £54.5m for energy efficiency

Landlords of privately rented properties must achieve higher energy efficiency ratings by 2025

MEES – Are you ready for April 1st?

With just over two weeks to go until the Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES) are introduced in England and Wales…are you ready for the implications? This new legislation coming into force on 1st April 2018, will make it unlawful for a landlord to let or renew a lease on a property if the energy performance certificate […]

Hot water group says landlords must do more for efficiency

It says around a fifth of privately rented households in the UK struggling to pay their bills