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Social Housing: Time to Declare a Climate Emergency?

Social Housing: Time to Declare a Climate Emergency?

The Rise in Climate Declarations The legislation of the UK’s net zero carbon target has given rise to declarations of a climate emergency, with 74% of local authorities having now set their own carbon targets. Typically, this means that resources have been allocated...

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What do you choose to challenge?

What do you choose to challenge?

It is very flattering to be introduced as ‘one of the best and well-connected women in construction today’. Especially if that introduction is from my good friend, Liz Male, a woman who I also consider a well-connected and impressive influencer in the industry. It was...

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Building Regs Reforms: Digging Down Into The Detail

Building Regs Reforms: Digging Down Into The Detail

As Storm Darcy causes disruption across the UK, the Government’s ongoing review of the building regulations was never going to be a short, simple task but dare I say it is becoming as lengthy as Jane Austen’s Pride & Prejudice. The plot to uplift Parts L and F of...

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New Year Brings New Direction To Heat Decarbonisation

New Year Brings New Direction To Heat Decarbonisation

Numerous announcements from the government in the build-up to Christmas served to outline the direction of travel regarding decarbonisation. Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Ten Point Plan was among them, complete with a series of significant commitments to deliver a...

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The rise of healthy buildings

The rise of healthy buildings

There are many words to use to describe this year, but I am sure we can all agree that it has been challenging. As we all wait to hear new announcements and restrictions, it is hard to believe how much has changed since 23rd March, when Boris Johnson first made his...

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Time to pay attention to housing

Time to pay attention to housing

COVID-19 has resulted in many of us now staying in our homes for longer periods of time. It’s also caused delays to the important UN COP26 conference which was due to be held in Glasgow this November. The virus will understandably dominate our news headlines and...

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Parliamentary Annual Reception

Parliamentary Annual Reception

The SEA annual reception is an ideal networking opportunity for key stakeholders from government, industry and NGOs involved in the sustainable energy sector. This is an important time for energy policy and for the sustainable energy industry in particular,...

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2020: An important year for climate justice

2020: An important year for climate justice

David Attenborough has warned yet again of the severity of the climate crisis which is so evidently effecting the world as we know it in all corners of the globe; from SE Australia on fire to severe flooding in Indonesia and even the mild winter here in the UK is a...

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Joining the Sustainable Energy Association

Joining the Sustainable Energy Association

I joined the Sustainable Energy Association (SEA) three months ago after two years spent within the energy retail sector. I really valued the commercial exposure I had on the graduate scheme at npower Business Solutions and the experience of working with some...

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