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  • Milestone Design Ltd Ecohouse for the Homeless
    Milestone Design Ltd

    Britain's first producer of totally green kitchens of recycled content, all the way from Ilkley West Yorkshire

    Environment Times is raising money for the homeless by creating a 'virtual ecohouse'. Milestone Design is one of the donors. They write: "Our first faltering steps into eco design began in 2006 when our directors, Julian and Jan Richards, were sat at home treating themselves to the odd gin & tonic or two(ish). At some point of the evening one of them said, "Go on then ... we've been recycling for ages and I've never seen a thing in the shops that's made from the things we recycle.... what CAN we actually buy that's recycled?"

  • Atlas Copco Compressors Water
    Atlas Copco Compressors

    Atlas Copco offers versatile air blower technologies for clean water and wastewater treatment

    Atlas Copco provides a full scope of air blower technologies for the UK water and wastewater sector. All our blowers provide guaranteed oil-free air, reliably and for years on end. They are designed to enable water and wastewater companies to reduce energy costs and lower their total cost of ownership.

  • Zehnder Group UK Energy & Resource Management
    Zehnder Group UK

    New generation of bespoke radiant panels launched by Zehnder Group UK

    With a growing requirement for sustainable and energy efficient HVAC solutions, the Zehnder ZFP radiant heating ceiling panel is designed to maximise indoor thermal gains...

  • RWM Virtual - Recycling, Resource & Waste Management Event Trade Shows & Conferences
    RWM Virtual - Recycling, Resource & Waste Management Event

    JOIN RWM VIRTUAL EVENT - 3 DAYS ON 23, 24 & 25 FEBRUARY 2021

    RWM is the UK's largest Recycling, Resource & Waste Management Event and this year the organisers are bringing it to you virtually. Join them for 3 days of free advice and education on the most pressing challenges facing your organisation.

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Energy

The Carbon Trust will be running a new £9.2 million Government funded Industrial Energy Efficiency Accelerator (IEEA). It aims to lower costs and increase the number of available energy efficient technologies for a range of industrial sectors, through demonstration of near to market innovations.

A trial in a village near the Yorkshire town of Barnsley will link 40 home batteries and be the first to study how clusters of batteries linked to solar panels can reduce peak solar output onto the network. This will allow more solar homes to be connected to existing infrastructure, reducing their pressure on the national grid.

Peel Environmental's flagship £700m Protos scheme has been opened by 'Northern Powerhouse' Government Minister Andrew Percy MP who cut the ribbon on the 134-acre strategic development site close to Ellesmere Port, near the Cheshire banks of the River Mersey.

A couple from Devon, one of the UK's first homeowners to install energy storage to compliment their solar panels, are reaping the rewards by reducing the energy they buy by 86%.

UK energy efficiency's movers and shakers meet at The Energy Management Exhibition (EMEX), the largest business focused event taking place this year on 16-17 November at ExCeL in London.

A Costco store in Birmingham has reduce its energy consumption by improving the lighting of its underground car park.

Fugro has commenced marine site characterisation works for Horizon Nuclear Power at the proposed Wylfa Newydd power station site on the Isle of Anglesey, North Wales. The detailed works will be carried out during July and August and will assist Horizon to gain a better understanding of the geological conditions offshore from the proposed site.

Visitors to Star Refrigeration's Westway factory in Renfrew near Glasgow witnessed the first built unit of the EcoDesign compliant chiller in operation, which demonstrated energy efficiency figures 71% higher than the EU Directive Minimum Energy Efficiency Standard (MEPS) requirement - but the company warned over more stringent EU directives on the horizon.

Communication amongst employees has been the big factor leading to Schaeffler UK's automotive engine component plant in Llanelli, South Wales, achieving the ISO 50001 Energy Management certification. The standard aims to help organisations continually reduce their energy use and therefore their energy costs and greenhouse gas emissions.

Energy storage in the UK will usher in a low carbon economy but is being held back by a regulatory system geared towards large centralised energy, reveal The Carbon Trust in a report co-written with Imperial College London.

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