Lobbyists call for brownfield redevelopment focus

A leading trade association has called on the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) to recognise the redevelopment of brownfield land as a driver of economic growth in the draft National Planning Policy Framework. The Environmental Industries Commission, who campaign for the environmental technologies and services industry, are calling on Government to ensure new […]

Contract wins continue to roll in for MTEM systems

Business is positively buzzing for Marshall-Tufflex Energy Management, which has secured a number of high profile contracts for its technologically advanced power saving/sub-metering systems for installations ranging from hospitals to a prison, library, council offices, motorcycle showroom and even an ice cream manufacturer. The company’s Voltis voltage optimisation system has recently been specified by local […]

Pickles unveils low carbon blueprint

Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government Eric Pickles will today introduce a report detailing how local government can save £7bn a year in running costs and cut carbon at the same time. Leaner and Greener: Delivering Effective Estate Management, has cross-party support and backing from the public and private sectors and has been […]

Heat maps to aid in low carbon policies

Heat maps are to be drawn up of several local authorities in the East Midlands to help them fine-tune low carbon policies. The maps will be part of an evidence package funded by the Department of Energy and Climate Change and put together by Land Use Consultants, the Centre for Sustainable Energy and sustainability analysts […]