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  • Panasonic - heating & cooling solutions Air Quality
    Panasonic - heating & cooling solutions

    Science & Technology Key for Better Indoor Air Quality

    To keep our minds sharp and our bodies healthy, we need to breathe in approximately 18kg of air a day. This is a lot of air, especially when you consider that we eat just 1.3kg of food and drink 1.4kg of water per day. A large proportion of this air is consumed within buildings that we live, work and sleep in, in fact, a report from the European Commission indicates that Europeans now spend up to 90% of their time inside.

  • Lord Redesdale answers frequent questions about EMEX Energy & Resource Management
    Lord Redesdale answers frequent questions about EMEX

    Lord Redesdale, EMEX Conference Chair, says: "We have so much to discuss and achieve to drive forward energy efficiency and Net Zero," and has put together answers to the main questions raised about the well established EMEX exhibition and conference, which for 2021 takes place next Wednesday 24 and Thursday 25 at ExCeL in London's docklands. 

  • Holding Mayor to account on floods - London Assembly Member & Councillor to speak at Floodex Water
    Holding Mayor to account on floods - London Assembly Member & Councillor to speak at Floodex

    Hina Bokhari, London Assembly Member & Merton Councillor to speak at Floodex 2021

    Newly elected London Assembly member Hina Bokhari will be joining Floodex to talk about her work holding the Mayor of London to account on flooding. In her work at City Hall, she's Deputy Chair of the Economy Committee, and sits as a member of the Environment Committee and the Fire, Resilience and Emergency Planning Committee.

  • Edge Hill Sustainability Festival Trade Shows & Conferences
    Edge Hill Sustainability Festival

    Excitement builds for Edge Hill's major new Sustainability Festival

    Excitement is building ahead of Edge Hill University's major new Sustainability Festival, which takes place this week.

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Energy

As Chancellor George Osborne used his Autumn Statement to announce a new apprenticeship levy to fund three million future apprenticeships, one Windsor teenager knows only too well the value of joining a training scheme instead of heading to university.

Virgin Trains, one of the UK's largest train operators, has specified Aura Light to provide energy efficient lighting for its Pendolino trains as part of the company's plan to achieve a yearly 2.5% reduction in CO₂ emissions until 2017.

Fuel efficiency, reduced carbon emissions and less risk of water pollution are some of the benefits as liquefied petroleum gas from Calor now fuels a National Trust dwelling on Derwent Island via a sunken pipeline, replacing oil that was pumped through copper pipework under the lake from the mainland.

A new aerodynamic device that reduces the energy consumed by commercial refrigerators uses technology deployed in Formula One racing cars.

Low energy firing technology pioneered in the heart of the UK's ceramics industry – Stoke-on-Trent in the English Midlands - has moved  major step forward after engineers and scientists working on "Field Enhanced Sintering" have made a significant breakthrough.

As a result of inefficient technology and old equipment, UK schools are overspending by £173 million per year on their energy bills, according to a study conducted by the Energy Efficiency Financing (EEF) scheme, a joint initiative between the Carbon Trust and Siemens which can overturn this situation .

A giant battery project in Bedfordshire will show how power storage can enable more low carbon technologies to be incorporated into existing electricity networks, and resolve the problem of intermittent supply from renewables such as wind or solar.

Bede's, a day and boarding school located in East Sussex, has undertaken one of the largest biomass heating projects to date in the UK education sector to improve energy efficiency and cut energy bills.

Energy efficient 'eco-houses' in the Brighton district are having their doors open to the public again over two weekends in October.

A Kingspan Energy study reveals a potential £5bn in annual cost savings to UK business from commercial rooftop solar PV, as the Yorkshire manufacturer unveiled its own mammoth rooftop renovation.

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