Wales

Mar 17
BRE scientist to represent the EU at G20 youth summit

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Jelena Kiselova, building scientist at BRE Wales and Southwest, has been selected to represent the EU at the 2014 youth G20 (Y20) economic summit in Sydney this summer. Taking place ahead of the G20 summit later in the year, the premier international youth conference will host 120 young leaders aged 18 – 30 from member […]

Feb 18
More cash-back for people carrying out Green Deal

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Changes to the UK government’s Green Deal cash-back scheme have been announced, to help more households drive down fuel bills and reduce carbon emissions by carrying out energy efficiency improvements. The scheme helps people to install energy efficiency measures by providing them with money back on the contributions they make towards improvements. The changes include […]

Feb 17
Ventrolla launches new secondary glazing windows website

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Ventrolla has launched a new website, offering expert help and advice on choosing the right secondary glazing solution for your property. Featuring news of Ventrolla’s new discreet secondary glazing systems, the website www.ventrolla.co.uk/secondary-glazing answers all possible questions about these innovative glazing products and the many benefits they offer. Certified in waterproofing, air permeability, acoustic and thermal savings, […]

Feb 11
Albion Community Power invests £1.5m in wind turbine in South Wales

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Albion Community Power (ACP), the recently launched power generation company, has invested £1.5m in partnership with Welsh developer Infinite Renewables to fund the development of a 500kw single wind turbine in Blaencilgoed, in South Wales. The wind turbine, which is the first investment made by ACP, will supply electricity to a local quarry. It is […]

Jan 28
BRE appoints Chris Earnshaw as Non Executive Chairman

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BRE has appointed Chris Earnshaw FREng as Non Executive Chairman of the Group Board. With a distinguished corporate career in the telecoms industry, he primarily worked at BT where one of his principal achievements was leading on the 10-year, £28 billion transformation of the UK telecoms network from analogue to digital, which forms the backbone […]

Nov 20
Nuaire wins award for its commitment to the green agenda

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Caerphilly-based Nuaire, a market leader in the manufacturing of energy efficient ventilation systems for homes and businesses, has won the Go-Green environmental award at the Institute of Welsh Affairs Business Awards. Hosted at Cardiff City Hall, Nuaire was recognised at an elaborate ceremony for its wide-ranging and on-going environmental strategy including its significant reductions in […]

Oct 25
Airbus lands a BREEAM Excellent

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With a total volume of more than a million cubic metres, Airbus UK’s impressive new North Factory at Broughton in Wales is one of the largest ever buildings to have achieved a BREEAM Excellent rating. John Griffiths AM, Minister for Environment and Sustainability, presented Airbus with the BREEAM Excellent certificate during a ceremony at the […]