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    Friday 29 September 2017

  • Author:
    Louise Bateman

  • Higgins Construction cuts carbon emissions by 11%

  • The family-run business, which operates from offices in Loughton, Essex, cut its total carbon footprint equivalent to 637 tonnes between January and December 2015 – an 11.4 per cent fall on the previous year. The reduction is more than double the 5% carbon reduction target the company was committed to achieving in 2015, as part of

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  • Published:
    Thursday 26 May 2016

  • Author:
    Louise Bateman

  • Join Bywaters, ThisWeekinFM and The Planet Mark™ at Facilities Show

  • With over 11, 000 visitors and around 300 exhibitors expected at this year’s Facilities Show, recycling and resource management firm Bywaters said it will again be exhibiting at the Excel-based event. Bywaters, which has been certified to The Planet Mark™ for the past three years, is leading the way on sustainability having recently

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  • Published:
    Thursday 26 May 2016

  • Author:
    Louise Bateman

  • €2.35m building retrofit project launches across Europe

  • Build Upon is a €2.35m (£1.83m) building retrofit programme funded by the EU’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme. It will provide support to governments, industry and civil society across 13 European countries to create long-term national plans to green retrofit homes and commercial buildings. Emissions from existing

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  • Published:
    Tuesday 01 March 2016

  • Author:
    Louise Bateman

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  • Published:
    Tuesday 16 February 2016

  • Author:
    Louise Bateman

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  • Published:
    Wednesday 02 December 2015

  • Author:
    Louise Bateman