• Presentation at Parliamentary Sustainability Group

    Recolight CEO, Nigel Harvey, has been invited to present at a meeting of the All Party Sustainable Resource Group.  The meeting takes place on 19 July at the House of Commons.  The discussions will feed into UK strategy on Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR).  There are already EPR systems in the UK covering WEEE, batteries, and packaging.  But government is now considering if, and how to set up systems for new product groups.

  • Green lit all the way

    Lighting control specialist Lutron has announced its support for the European Commission’s Level(s) Initiative. 

  • Powering the future of electric transport research

    The Wolfson Foundation has generously donated £1.5m to fund state-of-the-art equipment that will advance research into sustainable, electric transport at the University of Nottingham.

  • Solar salvation

    Photon Energy has installed ground breaking solar plus storage at Prologis Park Pineham, not only allowing the building to run on self-generated electricity, but potentially saving up to 54 tonnes of CO2 emissions annually.

  • Intelligent buildings: Building better 

    Pradyumna Pandit, VP of EcoBuilding UK and Ireland at Schneider Electric, explores the role intelligent buildings have to play in contributing to a smarter, more sustainable future.

  • Recolight: Are you disposing of your waste electricals responsibly?

    Incorrect disposal of hazardous waste could land contractors – and their customers – with prosecution, legal costs, reputational damage – and a fine.

  • InterContinental Hotel cuts energy usage with the help of ABB

    A landmark hotel in Madrid is saving energy and meeting its environmental goals after equipping its heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems with ABB drives and high efficiency motors. 

  • Marshall-Tufflex launches interactive recycling calculator

    Providing a window into cable management Marshall-Tufflex has launched its Recycled PVC-U Calculator, showing users exactly how much recycled material is included in each of its products and therefore saved from being sent straight to landfill. 

  • Legrand makes energy efficiency and sustainability appointment

    Legrand has appointed an energy efficiency and sustainability sanager for its UK and Ireland business. 

  • Make one small change for energy efficiency, says BCIA

    The Building Controls Industry Association (BCIA) is encouraging people in the building controls sector to make one small change to their everyday lives to improve energy efficiency in buildings and create a more sustainable future.