Are you missing opportunities to reduce your water bill?

Are you missing opportunities to reduce your water bill?

Water: preparing for deregulation

Water: preparing for deregulation

This time next year, water deregulation will be a reality for English and Welsh non-domestic customers. If you manage a high water usage site, or multiple high water usage sites, water deregulation is an opportunity to consolidate invoicing and seek out cost savings.

What did the Budget mean for energy managers?

What did the Budget mean for energy managers?

The scrapping of the CRC came early in the Chancellor's budget speech, and with it the sense that this might not the be the whitewash on energy and climate change of some previous contents of his red box. There did follow a range of other tweaks for energy and climate change, but far from the policy 'reboot' promised by the Secretary of State last year at least, it was more of a sense of business as usual in the 2016 budget.

What didn't happen in Paris

What didn't happen in Paris

The Paris agreement is important. But, it's just as important to note those elements that were dropped. Just how important Paris is, though, will be judged on what happens next.

What's next for ESOS?

What's next for ESOS?

Tomorrow is deadline day for ESOS. If you've followed government instructions you'll have a Lead Assessor in situ and will have completed most of your audits, ready for self-certification by the end of January. Those that didn't get started in time have some grace - as long as they've notified the Environment Agency (EA) of their intention to comply. That notification needs to reach the EA tomorrow at the very latest. But what happens after that - and will it cut energy consumption?

Tory attacks on green policies will be felt for decades

Tory attacks on green policies will be felt for decades

The new Conservative-led UK Government has been in power since 7 May, and in the subsequent three months it has managed to wind back the clock 10 years in the world of renewables and the agenda to build low and zero-carbon housing in any volume.