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    Sash Window Workshop cuts carbon by 39%

    Sash Window Workshop achieved a 39% reduction in its carbon emissions last year against 2019, despite opening a new workshop and doubling its manufacturing capabilities. ,  The Bracknell-based company set itself a target to reduce its...

    Launch of Wates Retrofit to support energy efficiency upgrades towards net zero homes

    Wates has launched Wates Retrofit aimed at supporting its maintenance programme in upgrading the energy efficiency of homes and other properties. David Morgan, executive managing director of Wates Property Services, said: “With the launch of...

    Energy Security Strategy ‘a missed opportunity’ for 29m inefficient homes – FMB

    The Government’s Energy Security Strategy completely misses the mark in tackling energy consumption in the UK’s 29 million energy inefficient homes with no significant to help cut bills and lower emissions, said FMB chief...

    Era goes solar for 2030 target

    Era is installing more than 2,600 solar panels at its UK headquarters in South Staffordshire as part of its commitment to becoming carbon neutral by 2030. Forecast to achieve an annual energy output of 979,200...

    Homeowner demand for sustainability still strong, new survey shows

    Further support for the growing recognition of sustainability among homeowners has come from a new survey showing more than three quarters consider it to be important, with nearly a third saying they would be...

    Consumer confusion over plastic waste ‘a warning of things to come’ – McGlennon

    A seriously muddled perception of plastics in the environment has emerged from a new poll where homeowners seem to be seeing PVC windows in the same light as plastic bottles and other single-use plastic...

    Pilkington reveals second hydrogen furnace breakthrough

    Pilkington has taken another step in replacing fossil fuel in glass production with the announcement this week that it has run a furnace for a whole five-day period using a blend of hydrogen and...

    VinylPlus sets the path for the next decade

    The next ten-year Commitment of the European PVC industry to Sustainable Development will be launched at the VinylPlus Sustainability Forum next month, hosted live in Brussels with an online audience. Organised by VinylPlus, the Voluntary...

    Govt scraps Green Homes scheme after less than 10% take-up – but skills funding...

    The Government has scrapped the Green Homes Grant voucher scheme for householders just six months after its launch and only days after Parliament’s Environmental Audit Committee warned of a roadblock to its 2050 Net...

    More pressure to extend Green Grant as Environmental Committee warns of Net Zero roadblock

    Parliament’s Environmental Audit Committee has backed calls for the Green Homes Grant to be extended beyond the end of this month as well as a further boost to other schemes if it is to...