Green Deal Guidance for the Property Industry

The Department of Energy and Climate Change has published The Green Deal: Guidance for the Property Industry in Great Britain aimed at property practitioners dealing with domestic or non-domestic properties The Green Deal is designed to help householders and businesses increase the energy efficiency of properties and therefore reduce greenhouse gas emissions across Great Britain. This guidance … Continue reading Green Deal Guidance for the Property Industry

Can social media power the Green Deal (and Sustainability)?

Earlier this year, through Be2camp, the built environment social media advocacy, we published a guide on using social media to improve understanding and application of Green Deal issues.   This was discussed in a 2degreenework interview with myself and Stephen Kennett  Stephen Kennett : You’ve launched the ‘Social media framework for the Green Deal’, can you explain what … Continue reading Can social media power the Green Deal (and Sustainability)?

FMB to offer Green Deal Installer Certification from Sept 2012.

The Federation of Master Builders (FMB) is launching FMB Certification, a ‘complete solution’ registration and certification service to companies committed to delivering the highest standards of customer service and workmanship in the building industry. The FMB is pleased to be able to offer these services through a new agreement with NAPIT Group Limited, a UKAS … Continue reading FMB to offer Green Deal Installer Certification from Sept 2012.

When our Green Deal and BIM worlds collide

Rushing from a Green Deal event in Lancashire to the ThinkBIM BIM event in Yorkshire has me thinking of when and how these two seemingly separate worlds and agenda will collide. Green Deal, if successful will drive mass refurbishment of domestic, non domestic and commercial existing properties with an objective of reducing energy costs / … Continue reading When our Green Deal and BIM worlds collide

‘Green Deal Conduit’ for SMEs

The interesting and innovation Green Deal Conduit approach from Parity Projects, giving better involvement with and access to Green Deal for SME’s  is gathering pace, as the recent press release from Parity Projects indicates. New Organisation Announced – ‘Green Deal Conduit’ for Smaller Construction Practioners to put SMEs in charge of their own destiny The … Continue reading ‘Green Deal Conduit’ for SMEs

Green Deal Opportunities for Industry

At last a good, readable and comprehensive guide to Green Deal from the Energy Efficiency Partnership for Buildings (EEPB) and the Construction Products Association The Guide is aimed at manufacturers, distributors, main contractors and installers, from individuals to SMEs to large organisations, wanting to work within the Green Deal. It provides an introduction to the Green … Continue reading Green Deal Opportunities for Industry

Green Deal Consortia Launches in Lancashire

The following is the press release from Industry Today ‘Green Deal’ service: Wednesday 22nd February saw the launch of the Lancashire Construction Best Practice Club’s ‘Green Deal Consortia’ initiative supported by the FMB, fairsnape, DIEMltd, the NFB, SMPR (Simply Marcomms Ltd) and UCLan. Over 40 organisations attended the breakfast launch at the University of Central … Continue reading Green Deal Consortia Launches in Lancashire