Carbon Trust

A little book of change

by mel starrs on May 8, 2007

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A useful guide (pdf, 20 pages) from the Business Resource Efficiency & Waste Programme (BREW) in the Northwest England’s Northwest is a leader in supporting businesses, organisations and individuals to reduce their impact on climate change and improve overall environmental performance within organisations. This booklet will give you the contacts and tools to enable you […]


Carbon Reduction Label

by mel starrs on March 19, 2007

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Carbon Trust have launched a carbon reduction label: that demonstrates a commitment from companies to reduce the carbon footprint of their products. Walkers, Boots and Innocent* have signed up.  The work Innocent have been doing is really interesting.  The carbon footprints of various products: Innocent mango and passion fruit smoothie – 294 grams Apple – […]

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You can’t manage what you don’t measure…

by mel starrs on April 12, 2006

in Management

It’s nice to sit down with an enlightened client who wants to monitor the building once it’s built. Scary how seldom it happens. There are a number of resources out there to assist the design team and the client, and with TM39* ‘Building Energy Metering’ from CIBSE now cited in the Building Regulations Part L2A, […]