RHI Opportunities in a Growing Sector

NAPIT are advising installers to take advantage of the industry growth generated through the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI). Predictions are suggesting that the low carbon heating market could treble by 2017 [1]. Latest research into the UK residential market for low carbon heating products shows that this market will grow from 30,000 installations in 2014…


Council’s Carbon Management Programme boosted by IMServ’s energy management solutions

In 2010 Bedford Borough Council was selected to participate in the Carbon Trust’s Local Authority Carbon Management Programme. The programme was designed to help councils assess their baseline emissions, project future emissions, and identify a series of carbon management projects to lower emissions. Working in collaboration with the Carbon Trust, Bedford Borough Council developed a…


They don’t leave you out in the cold! EAS®-torque limiting clutches by mayr® power transmission for low temperatures down to -48°C

Raw materials extraction in Siberia and Mongolia at daytime temperatures of far below zero degrees Celsius presents enormous challenges to machines and all their components. Standard designs quickly reach their limits here. mayr® power transmission has now further developed its EAS®-element clutches so that they are also suitable for use at very low temperatures. Extensive…


Welcome findings from Bag it or bin it? report

From Philip Simpson, commercial director at ReFood Last week the London Assembly Environment Committee completed its investigation into the management of London’s household food waste and published its report Bag it or bin it? Commenting on the findings, Philip Simpson, commercial director at ReFood, said: “It’s hugely welcome to see a dedicated investigation into household…

Regional Green Deal Awards


Knauf Insulation is pleased to announce that it is the official sponsor of the Energy Efficiency Champion of the Year category, at this year’s Green Deal and ECO Regional Awards. Knauf Insulation takes its social and environmental responsibilities seriously and greatly recognises individuals that drive their passion and dedication to completing energy efficiency programmes. As…

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Airedale International helps BAE Systems Warton achieve annual savings of 70-80% on computer room air conditioning energy consumption

Through an extensive programme of capacity control upgrades at one of its major Military Air & Information sites in North West England, global defence, aerospace and security company BAE Systems has achieved annual savings of 70-80% on computer room air conditioning energy consumption at its Warton site, equivalent to £350,000. The business expects to recoup…


Good Energy welcomes latest stage of CMA inquiry

Juliet Davenport, CEO of independent supplier Good Energy has commented on today’s Competition & Markets Authority report on the Big Six energy firms. Juliet Davenport said: “We welcome this latest stage of the CMA inquiry. This is an opportunity to transform the energy market so that it works for the benefit of consumers, not just…


Institution of Mechanical Engineers responds to Labour’s apprenticeships guarantee

Peter Finegold, Head of Education at the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, said in response to today’s announcement that Labour would guarantee apprenticeships for every school leaver in England who “gets the grades”: “We broadly support the principles outlined in Ed Miliband’s speech for an Apprenticeship Guarantee, but would urge all political parties to resist the…