Monthly Archives: November 2011

GVis2011 Retrofit Reality

We are only a couple of days away from the Green Vision Retrofit Reality half day conference in Leeds.   Once again the event will be streamed and blogged live and enabled for you to participate via twitter and the cover … Continue reading

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Local Authorities, Green deal procurement, local supply chains and partnerships

DECC have issued Green Deal guidance for Local Authorities that suggests LA’s should champion the initiative to help drive economic growth, unlocking billions of pounds worth of investment, support local jobs and local supply chains Potential benefits to local authorities are likely to be: • new … Continue reading

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Green Deal Help

I am often asked what can contracting organisation do to prepare for green deal.  My response is, in line with the green deal awareness programmes we run: Work: understand green deal. How work will flow?  Who will be the providers, … Continue reading

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Green Deal and ECO Consultation Paper

The DECC Green Deal and ECO Consultation paper was issued on the 23rd Nov 2011 Download from here  Comments and observations to follow once I have digested the 238 pages. Please add any comments of your own …     … Continue reading

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Preston Bloggers Award for fairsnape blog

Its always great to get acknowledgement for this blog, hence am delighted to have received recognition from  EAOM, an online marketing agency in Chorley, Lancs, as worthy of their Preston Bloggers Award. Part of our blog training process for our clients is to show … Continue reading

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Green Deal Assessor Standard issued for consultation

DECC have issued their draft standard ‘Specification for the provision of Green Deal Advisor Services‘ for consultation. The standard, albeit in draft throws more light on what Green Deal will eventually look like. From first read my comments: Useful terms … Continue reading

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Reinvigorating built environment sustainability leadership

An excellent blog post on sustainability.com suggests what a reinvigorated agenda for change may look like. We could learn a lot from this, for new and reinvigorated leadership in sustainability within the Built Environment sector, particularly in the UK as … Continue reading

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