2014 November

RBS names Certero as successful innovator in the search for new ‘green’ inventions

Certero has been selected to take part in the RBS Innovation Gateway after 26 finalists pitched their green inventions to a panel of judges, in a bid to test their new products in selected RBS buildings and branches in the UK. The RBS Innovation Gateway, which was launched in March this year, has three aims; […]

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Supporting Food Banks at our Sustainability Roadshows

We’re proud to announce that we’ll be collecting donations at each of our NHS Sustainability Roadshows for local food banks. Unfortunately, as the numbers of people using food banks rises, so does the importance of keeping them well funded and stocked up, which is why you’ll see us with buckets, raising money for a great […]

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How AlphaElectric helped a hospital go green and save money

PROOF that selective use of electric vehicles (EVs) can save businesses money has come in the shape of AlphaElectric’s solution which cut one hospital’s staff transport bill by 40%. Employing more than 1,800 people, the West Middlesex University Hospital Trust’s mission was to make savings on transport options used by community therapy staff who were […]

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Airedale Hospital goes green

Three new boilers and a combined heat and power unit have been installed at the Steeton site as part of energy efficiency improvements. The upgrade is the final stage of a programme which has also seen the replacement of 2,800 lights and changes to the ventilation systems in the operating theatres. David Moss, assistant director […]

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Fairfield General Hospital cuts carbon with Cogenco CHP

Fairfield General Hospital, in Bury, Greater Manchester, is to cut carbon emissions by some 700 tonnes per year, following the installation of a new CHP (combined heat and power) plant, supplied and commissioned by Cogenco. The CHP unit forms part of a new gas-powered hot water system that will replace the hospital’s ageing coal-fired steam […]

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Carbon Reduction Commitment update

Organisations that are part of the CRC and EU ETS energy saving schemes should be aware that there have been changes to the CRC guidance. All the energy supplies to a site where there is an EU ETS installation should no longer be included in the reporting for the CRC Phase 2 scheme. More information […]

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