EU begged to phase out F-gas emissions

The EU is being called on to phase out a certain type of gases used in fridges, insulation and air conditioning to combat climate change. A coalition of environmental organisations wrote to the EU’s climate Commissioner, Connie Hedegaard to demand the phasing out of fluorinated gases known as F-gases. The Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA), Greenpeace, […]

Energy firm signs £6m deal with BT

A multi-million pound deal with BT is set to double turnover for a Stockport-based energy management company. Adam International has won a contract to supply and install remote energy management systems into BT telephone exchanges across the country, which will double its turnover to £12m. Adam’s technology will be used by BT to monitor and […]

Carbon cuts take off at Heathrow

Heathrow Airport expects to save more than £1m a year following an upgrade of its air conditioning system at Terminal 5. The work was carried out by air filter manufacturer Vokes-Air Group and has resulted in a reduction in both energy consumption and CO2 emissions. The cost of fully replacing the existing equipment in Terminal […]