Tag Archives: Carbon


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The Simon Acres Group has introduced a cycle to work scheme for its staff that encourages and supports those that wish to cycle to work.  Eight of the 20 staff have signed up for the scheme which will reduce their travel carbon footprint by 40%. The Cyclescheme is a government initiative, …

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Viessmann welcomes 6th Carbon Budget but more focus on gas heating efficiency


Statement from Viessmann in response to the Climate Change Committee’s 6th Carbon Budget, announced December 9th 2020, from Darren McMahon, Viessmann marketing director. We commend the ambition to reduce emissions in buildings to zero by 2050 in line with net-zero legislation. The CCC report rightly notes that emissions reductions from …

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XL Joinery decides on 2020 Carbon Neutral projects

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As part of its ongoing commitment to keeping up to carbon-neutral standards, XL Joinery, the market-leading supplier of doors and associated products, has announced its support of three inspiring projects throughout 2020.  The projects were chosen as a result of a staff vote at the company’s head office. The first …

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Minister acknowledges Building Materials Industry’s net zero carbon role

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Nadhim Zahawi MP, the Minister for Business and Industry has acknowledged the vital role the building materials industry will play in the development and delivery of new technologies that will significantly reduce carbon emissions, to help deliver the Government’s net zero target by 2050. Zahawi was speaking the Builders Merchants …

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