Continuum – why a building must be able to evolve and adapt to a changing environment

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Building standards are breeding a new level in sustainable architecture and some developers are even surpassing requirements to create some of the most energy efficient spaces we have ever seen. Unfortunately, like the… Continue reading

Battery storage – more than just an extended power supply from solar

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Last year’s announcements that Tesla would be supplying domestic and commercial lithium-ion battery units to complement renewable energy systems caused quite a stir in the media and energy industry alike. It has been… Continue reading

FiTs, divestment and carbon taxes – a positive outlook for renewables

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The media’s messages for the alternative energy industry may be doom and gloom in light of several new changes to government ‘green’ policies but the positive actions of those in the industry speak… Continue reading

Make your energy go further

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How to keep your renewable energy investment at a 3 year payback and increase your carbon savings.     The cuts to renewables subsidies and solar in particular, have sent many investors and installers… Continue reading

Are we painting an accurate picture of solar savings? (Part 2)

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In part one we looked at the impact that installing multiple energy technologies could have on your overall savings calculations and how specialist monitoring equipment can help tackle this issue. Now we ask… Continue reading

Are we painting an accurate picture of solar savings? (Part 1)

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In a previous popular blog, we challenged the common misconception that solar panels produce more CO2e emissions during manufacture than they will ever save, by explaining how to calculate the carbon footprint of… Continue reading

Left it to the 11th hour for ESOS?

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The latest comic strip from GMI Energy explains how the Fast Track ESOS plan can assist in ESOS compliance and much much more.      

Last Dash for ESOS Compliance

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As the 5th of December ESOS deadline draws near, many organisations are rushing to file for compliance. The Environment Agency reported that over 14000 UK organisations must comply with ESOS or face harsh… Continue reading

What are Energy Kaizens and how are they delivering up to 20% savings on energy bills?

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Those from the manufacturing industry may already be familiar with the concept of Kaizen, Lean and Six Sigma. These are techniques that have been designed to improve the efficiency of the manufacturing process… Continue reading

Will the Environment Agency enforce hefty ESOS fines?

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The number of companies who have notified the Environment Agency of ESOS compliance has risen from 32 at the end of May to 152 on the 25th of August. This is a drastically… Continue reading