Paragon issues sub-ordinated green bonds worth £150m

The proceeds of the bond will be allocated to green loans incentivising landlords to mitigate the impacts of climate change

EU refers Czechia and Slovenia to court over energy efficiency failures

Member states are required to display energy performance certificates in certain buildings frequently visited by the public

How energy efficient are buildings in Dubai?

A new project to assess the energy performance of buildings in Dubai has been launched. Emirates Green Building Council (GBC) and the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy (DSCE) have joined forced for the ‘Benchmarking Project’ of 100 buildings in the city. It will be done under the Building Efficiency Accelerator (BEA) programme, part of the […]

Government’s plans to prevent fraud in energy assessor accreditation schemes

The government has published its response on changes to the operation of accreditation schemes for energy assessors, including detecting and preventing fraud. The Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) is responsible for implementing the requirements of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive in England and Wales. There are currently seven schemes that oversee the […]

JD Sports Fashion Group choose TEAM Sigma Software

Leading commercial retailer JD Sports Fashion Group, has chosen to implement TEAM Sigma Software to process and validate their utility bills. The software will enhance JD Sports Fashion Group’s ability to monitor and measure their energy performance at more than 350 stores across the UK. JD Sports Fashion Group maintains a Carbon Management Programme which […]