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How To Beat High ‘Legacy’ Building Maintenance Costs

December 11th, 2017 / Ben / 0 comments

If your business is based in an old building, there are plenty of benefits for your workforce, but also issues to overcome, such as energy efficiency, which can be tackled with insulation window film as a start. However, there’s lots more you can do to beat the problems of ‘legacy’ buildings, just look at these…
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9 Terror Attacks Stopped In UK This Year

December 8th, 2017 / Ben / 0 comments

Although the UK has experienced five terror attacks this year, MI5 recently revealed that security services have foiled a further nine planned attacks in the country. The information was shared at the agency’s regular weekly meeting at Downing Street, and the organisation warned that there has been a significant increase in the rate of attack…
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Are You Ready For The New MEES?

December 1st, 2017 / Ben / 0 comments

Commercial building owners in the UK are being reminded that x` Facilities Management World highlighted the change in law, noting that landlords would be wise to take steps now to improve the energy performance of their buildings. Although they will still be able to advertise properties with an EPC rating lower than E once the…
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Growing Demand Helping Boost Energy Efficiency In Commercial Building

November 27th, 2017 / Ben / 0 comments

Demand from both investors and tenants in commercial buildings for properties that are more energy efficient is helping the sector to make gains in this area around the world. This is the assertion of the latest Greenprint Performance Report, which examines drivers of sustainability within commercial real estate, as well as looking at the measures…
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Window Film And Other Ways To Keep Warm At Work This Autumn

November 13th, 2017 / Ben / 0 comments

If you’re already feeling the chill in the office this autumn, your workplace may not be as energy efficient as it could be. Leaky windows and doors are often to blame for escaping warmth, while large, open spaces like offices can be notoriously difficult to heat. Follow our top tips to reduce spending on workplace…
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Glass ‘Now More Appealing For Sustainable Buildings’

November 6th, 2017 / Ben / 0 comments

Glass is an increasingly attractive option in sustainable property design thanks to recent advances in manufacturing, according to a prominent Australian glass supplier. Writing recently on the GlassTalks.com website, Australia’s largest glass supplier and only manufacturer Viridian commented that the relationship between glass and energy efficiency has changed for the better as a result of…
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Industrial Energy Efficiency Accelerator Scheme Is Launched

October 13th, 2017 / Ben / 0 comments

The Industrial Energy Efficiency Accelerator (IEEA) has been launched by the UK government Department of Business, Energy and Industry (BEIS), supporting industrial businesses that wish to implement innovative new energy efficiency technologies that will drive their operational effectiveness and competitiveness. Climate Change minister Claire Perry announced the £9.2 million scheme this week (11th October), inviting…
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Natural History Museum Crash ‘Not A Terror Attack’

October 13th, 2017 / Ben / 0 comments

The UK’s terrorism threat level is still at Severe, meaning an attack is highly likely. This is just one step below the highest-possible level of Critical, so it’s easy to see why, when a car crashed just outside the Natural History Museum last week people jumped to the conclusion it was another terror attack. However,…
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Energy-Efficient Buildings ‘Have Multiple Benefits’

October 3rd, 2017 / Ben / 0 comments

There are many benefits to constructing buildings that are energy efficient, as well as to retrofitting old properties that do not match up to the high standards required to make a real difference in this area. Writing for Business Green, E3G’s Pedro Guertler claimed that government spending on domestic energy efficiency is not only beneficial…
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Green Office Refurbishment Could ‘Save £1.5 Trillion’

October 2nd, 2017 / Ben / 0 comments

Commercial buildings should be making eco-friendly upgrades, such as installing window film that saves energy, if they want to muscle in on a savings pot of nearly £1.5 trillion worldwide, according to Philips Lighting. The research, reported by Business Green, found that eco-friendly buildings required less space per employee, meaning that businesses could make big…
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