By Ian Jeffries, Managing Director, EEVS
Government commitments about carbon are like buses. You wait for a long time and then two come along, in the shape of the Prime Minister’s ten point plan for a green industrial revolution and last week’s commitment to cut emissions by 68% by 2030. It’s a hugely ambitious target particularly as the European Union is considering increasing theirs from 40% to 55%.
By Ian Jeffries, Managing Director, EEVS Here’s a statement that we all know: in the transition to net zero all property teams should be considering how can they drive energy efficiency across their portfolio. But where should that focus be? Undoubtedly the initial attention for many businesses with a large estate might be to focus on their top fifty largest sites by energy consumption.
By Ian Jeffries, Managing Director, EEVS As published in Property Week (November 2020) With lockdown 2.0 and Government guidance now requiring everyone who can work effectively from home to do so, there is a likelihood that some office buildings are consuming energy at rate similar to that of the annual Christmas break. The silver lining
By Hilary Wood, director, EEVS As published in Estates Gazette February 2021 Too much attention at the start of the pandemic was focused on the alleged death of the office. Three lockdowns later and with vaccination rollout in gear, the focus has rightly moved to considering hybrid working models and the workplace strategies that will
By Ian Jeffries, Managing Director, EEVS April, 2021 Global energy-related carbon dioxide emissions are on course to increase by 1.5bn tonnes in 2021 – the second-largest increase in history – reversing most of last year’s decline caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, according to a new report from the International Energy Agency. With many organisations declaring
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