ENGIE lands £33m housing maintenance and repairs contract with Manchester City Council

ENGIE has a strong and established partnership with Manchester City Council, already delivering repairs and maintenance services to more than 400 council buildings across the city

Construction industry backs ‘National Retrofit Strategy’

The strategy calls for the government to invest an initial £5.3bn to help kickstart the retrofit market

The Heating and Hotwater Industry Council establishes definition for Hydrogen-Ready boilers

The trade body suggests the move brings domestic decarbonisation one step closer to reality

Sutton Housing Partnership enlists ENGIE for net zero carbon retrofit pilot

Leading energy and services specialist, ENGIE, has been appointed by Sutton Housing Partnership (SHP), in London to design, build and deliver a programme which will transform existing properties across the borough into low maintenance, net zero carbon homes

Heat pumps are ‘key to London’s ambitions to go net zero’

The report states the majority of these solutions will need to be retrofitted into existing buildings, because more than 80% of buildings are expected to still be in use by 2050

Construction sector ‘must be incentivised to retrofit by removal of VAT rates on green upgrades’

Green Alliance suggests a 20% VAT on repair and renovation work discourages upgrades to existing buildings and incentivises new constructions, contributing to a higher carbon footprint

‘Retrofits are the way forward in cutting emissions from buildings’

That’s the suggestion from Paul Sheffield, President of the Institution of Civil Engineers, who spoke to future Net Zero Founder Sumit Bose about the role of the organisation in helping green the built environment sector

Dutch ship management firm sets sail with €110m green loan

The project is expected to significantly reduce emissions of sulphur oxide and particulate matter pollutants

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Lucozade Ribena Suntory invests £13m in efficiency upgrade

The project will reduce the amount of water and energy used during manufacturing by 40% per bottle

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EU approves €107m German public support for greener buses

It will enable the retrofitting of diesel buses used for public transport in around 90 municipalities