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Greengage supports Better Bankside’s ‘Together at Christmas Campaign’ for 2nd Year in a Row

Greengage supports Better Bankside’s ‘Together at Christmas Campaign’ for 2nd Year in a Row 595 475 Greengage Environmental

Greengage has again supported Better Bankside’s annual winter appeal the ‘Together at Christmas Campaign’. The purpose of the campaign is to give a hand up to those who might not…

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The hub hotel: an exemplary sustainable development

The hub hotel: an exemplary sustainable development 725 507 Greengage Environmental

The hub brief: to be by an exemplary sustainable development. In 2014, it became the first hotel in the UK to achieve an ‘Outstanding’ (85%+) BREEAM rating at Interim Design…

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Community health & wellbeing in Cambridge

Community health & wellbeing in Cambridge 766 414 Greengage Environmental

Cambridge Community Sporting Company (CCSC) is a new & exciting hybrid project comprising of two developments: the Cambridge Community Stadium Development (CCS) and the Cambridge Sporting Village Development (CSV). The…

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Commonwealth Programme Update Report

Commonwealth Programme Update Report 773 549 Greengage Environmental

The Prince’s Foundation’s DFATD funded programme focuses on addressing the global challenges posed by rapid urbanisation in three cities; Nairobi in Kenya, Kingston in Jamaica and Yangon in Myanmar. By 2050…

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Are we WELL enough? The new WELL Building Standard

Are we WELL enough? The new WELL Building Standard 316 267 Greengage Environmental

One of the key changes in sustainability over the last 12 months has been the increasing need to considering building users and how the built environment affects their ‘Wellness’. With…

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Blog piece: Nature is important full stop

Blog piece: Nature is important full stop 400 226 Greengage Environmental

In the wake of a summer of changes to green policy, with global warming set to breach the 1oC threshold this winter, and with the Paris climate talks around the…

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Greengage Insight Series – Energy & Sustainability

Greengage Insight Series – Energy & Sustainability 800 259 Greengage Environmental

Here at Greengage we pride ourselves on our ability to deliver truly sustainable solutions through a holistic, innovative and no nonsense approach. We asked our expert team to describe how…

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UK businesses required to report how they are tackling slavery

UK businesses required to report how they are tackling slavery 610 343 Greengage Environmental

This week the government published guidelines for how UK businesses with a total annual turnover of £36m or more will be required to produce an annual slavery and human trafficking…

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The next big Carbon Challenge: How to Measure and Reduce Embodied Carbon CPD

The next big Carbon Challenge: How to Measure and Reduce Embodied Carbon CPD 312 150 Greengage Environmental

In our latest CPD, Greengage will help project managers, architects, engineers and cost consultants to understand the importance of embodied carbon and how you can deliver buildings with a lower…

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Update on ESOS Deadline & Financial Implications

Update on ESOS Deadline & Financial Implications 255 198 Greengage Environmental

Whilst new research commissioned by the Department of Energy and Climate Change has found that there has been a significant increase in awareness about the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS)…

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Energy Regulations to be Scrapped

Energy Regulations to be Scrapped 2500 1875 Greengage Environmental

Following a review of the Carbon Reduction Committment (CRC) the government recently launched a consultation  seeking views on proposals to significantly reform the requirements for businesses to report on their…

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Embodied Carbon Conference 2015 – Event Review

Embodied Carbon Conference 2015 – Event Review 1920 475 Greengage Environmental

On Thursday last week, Greengage attended the UK Green Building Council Embodied Carbon Conference, an event that is built on the outputs of the 2014 Embodied Carbon Week. At a…

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Big changes afoot for businesses reporting and reducing energy consumption

Big changes afoot for businesses reporting and reducing energy consumption 1600 1200 Greengage Environmental

Following the July review of the CRC, this week HM Treasury launched a consultation seeking views and evidence on proposals to reform the business energy efficiency tax landscape and associated…

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Arrested Development: halted ecosystems and their relevance in modern day conservation efforts

Arrested Development: halted ecosystems and their relevance in modern day conservation efforts 809 450 Greengage Environmental

Does shifting baseline syndrome affect our conservation priorities, and, if so, does this really matter? Inspired by the writings of George Monbiot this piece explores whether we have set ourselves…

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Designing for Health & Wellbeing

Designing for Health & Wellbeing 600 400 Greengage Environmental

As part of World Green Building Week 2015, Greengage hosted an event entitled ‘Designing for Health & Wellbeing’. The event was well-attended by industry peers from a variety of backgrounds…

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ESOS Deadline Looms for Big Fines

ESOS Deadline Looms for Big Fines 255 198 Greengage Environmental

Whilst new research commissioned by the Department of Energy and Climate Change has found that there has been a significant increase in awareness about the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS)…

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World Green Building Week – Greengage Event

World Green Building Week – Greengage Event 600 400 Greengage Environmental

23 September 8.30-10 As part of World Green Building Week 2015, Greengage Environmental LLP will host a breakfast briefing looking at how designing for health and wellbeing is becoming increasingly…

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Green Tape or Gift-wrapped?

Green Tape or Gift-wrapped? 2500 1673 Greengage Environmental

Does the recent CRC review hint at a further government environmental policy shift? In July 2015 a review of the Carbon Reduction Commitment (CRC) Energy Efficiency Scheme was undertaken by…

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Zero Carbon?

Zero Carbon? 276 183 Greengage Environmental

The government has made the shock announcement that it will be scrapping the zero carbon policy for new homes in 2016, and has also confirmed that it will not be…

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Ecology news

Ecology news 2292 2292 Greengage Environmental

Our ecology team have been very busy this spring and summer all over the UK on a fantastic range of projects. We have had award nominations, new starters, worked on…

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