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NHS announces 2040 Net Zero Target

NHS England commits to net-zero emissions by 2040 Last week the NHS announced its commitment to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2040, and net zero within its supply chain by 2045. The full report can be found here: Delivering a ‘Net Zero’ National Health Service. The report outlines both the direction […]


Energy Management Challenges

Kingston Hospital, one of our clients has been featured in EMA magazine. The article describes many of the challenges facing the Trust and highlights findings from several Carbon Architecture reports. Carbon Architecture are continuing to work with the Trust to help reduce energy use through implementation of an eSight EMS system. […]


Gas Metering: Confusing Volume Units

Gas metering installations have configuration requirements that if not followed can lead to inaccuracies in reporting. With ever increasing utility costs, carbon taxes and resource scarcity the importance of utility metering is now greater than ever. However correctly metering utilities within a site is more complex that generally thought. Whether it […]

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Steam Metering: Common Installation Errors

Steam metering installations have specific installation requirements that if not followed can lead to inaccuracies in readings and poor reporting With ever increasing utility costs, carbon taxes and resource scarcity the importance of utility metering is now greater than ever. However correctly metering utilities within a manufacturing site is more […]


It’s all about ERIC!

Dan Jackson examines the story behind the latest NHS ‘Estates Return Information Collection’ (ERIC) report and discovers how benchmarking success is proving enlightened for energy managers The Estates Return Information Collection (ERIC) is the main central data collection for hospital estates and facilities services from the NHS. It’s a resource […]

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DECC Consultation – Reforming Business Energy Taxes

The UK government is currently consulting on proposals to reform business energy efficiency taxes. As part of its response to the consultation on behalf of its clients and associates, Carbon Architecture are keen to hear views about the current energy regime and the potential impact of reforms. The answers will be collated and a response provided to DECC on behalf of the respondent group.