Are you aware the MEPS exemptions register is now open

Are you aware the MEPS exemptions register is now open

You can now register an exemption against the Minimum Energy Performance Standards legislation on the PRS exemptions register. As of 1 April 2018, the new Minimum Energy Performance Standards (MEPS), also known as Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES)...
Carbon footprint for Scottish households down by a quarter

Carbon footprint for Scottish households down by a quarter

Households across Scotland have reduced their energy consumption by an average of 25% in eight years, according to analysis by WWF Scotland. In 2009, the Scottish Climate Change Act came into force, WWF Scotland commended the climate change legislation for encouraging...
BEIS reduces forecast for greenhouse gas emissions

BEIS reduces forecast for greenhouse gas emissions

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) have reduced their forecast within the carbon budgets, for UK greenhouse gas emissions. The Government have released their Updated Energy and Emissions Projections report, which contains projections of...
Record breaking greenest year for the UK

Record breaking greenest year for the UK

According to data provided by the National Grid, this year has been the “greenest ever” for the UK, with 13 different renewable energy records broken!   The National Grid have released the latest statistics, which show renewable technologies and low carbon...
Scotland release first Energy Strategy

Scotland release first Energy Strategy

Setting themselves a target of producing at least half of their energy from renewable sources by 2030, Scotland announce their first official Energy Strategy. The Scottish Government have publicised their first Energy Strategy outlining a goal to enhance national...
Top energy savings tips for domestic householders!

Top energy savings tips for domestic householders!

The consumer group Which? have outlined the main ways in which domestic energy users can reduce their energy consumption as well as their energy bills. Which? have advised that running your dishwasher, washing machine or tumble dryer half-full is a frequent way in...
Flexible workspaces – how will you be affected by MEPS?

Flexible workspaces – how will you be affected by MEPS?

If you lease out a flexible workspace, then you could be affected by the Minimum Energy Performance Standards come April 2018. As of April 2018, new legislation known as the Minimum Energy Performance Standards (MEPS), also known as Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards...
UK agrees to super greenhouse gas reduction

UK agrees to super greenhouse gas reduction

The UK has become one of the first countries to agree to a milestone agreement to reduce the emissions of a super greenhouse gas.   A super greenhouse gas (GHG) known as hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) which is commonly found in fridges and air conditioning units, is a...