Tag : Clean Growth Strategy
The 2018 Budget has set out fresh commitments to transform apprenticeship training that could have implications for the future of the building services sector.
The government has asked the independent Committee on Climate Change (CCC) for advice on setting a date for when the UK could achieve ‘net zero’ carbon emissions.
An independent oversight body that would police and scrutinise UK government performance on key environmental commitments should be established to address the potential impacts of Brexit, parliament’s Environmental Audit Committee has argued.
The government has announced it will be reviewing fuel duty rates and their possible impact on uptake of petrol and diesel alternatives for technology such as refrigerated transport as part of its draft Clear Air Strategy that has been published today.
A current lack of skills in the use and implementation of low GWP refrigerant and systems has been identified as one major challenge to transitioning to cleaner and less carbon intensive cooling during world’s first ‘clean cold’ congress in Birmingham this week.
Figures from across the construction industry have called on government to enact tighter energy performance standards “without delay” to support work in ensuring that all new buildings will be ‘net zero carbon’ by 2030.
Energy Efficiency within heating and cooling systems and its broader impact on reducing greenhouse gas emissions was a key theme of the 2018 Institute of Refrigeration (IOR) Annual Conference taking place today in London.