Air Pollution Archives
The Importance of Starting the Day Correctly
8th May 2015 | Craig Smith: Associate Director, Rolton Group
In an industry of high pressure, demanding deadlines and the need to deliver, often the hardest challenge is to simply draw a line under a bad day and start a fresh the next morning. It is important and I'll explain why.
An Industry Powered by Scottish Spirit
19th April 2013 | Kate Roche
The Scotch whisky industry has been using its by-products for several years to save money and reduce the carbon emissions of its world-famous distilleries, capturing CO2 and converting it into animal feed.
What We Can Learn From EcoBuild 2013
8th March 2013 | Kate Roche
This week saw the annual return of EcoBuild and on Thursday I paid a visit, sitting in on some extremely thought-provoking conferences. One of particular interest was hosted by the Green Construction Board in the UKGBC Village, entitled ‘Closing the Performance Gap’.
Don't Let Deregulation be an Opportunity Lost for UK Housing Stock
9th November 2012 | Peter Rolton
Back in August, Associate Director Craig Smith wrote a piece on the future of zero-carbon homes, in which he expressed concern that the modified definition of ‘zero carbon’ had become so lax as to be hindering progress rather than encouraging it.
The Imbalanced Scales of UK Fuel Poverty
26th September 2012 | Peter Rolton
Some unsettling figures emerged from a survey published by consumer watchdog Which? on 19th September, showing that those who use low amounts of fuel are paying significantly more per unit than higher rate consumers.
Will the Government Snuff out Solar Subsidies?
13th September 2012 | Umer Uzair
New subsidy cuts to solar PV installations have been recommended by the Government, who have launched a consultation on the matter which will remain open until 19th October.
The Chancellor who Sang all Summer
12th September 2012 | Peter Rolton
Determined to fulfil his dream of making the UK a ‘gas hub,’ George Osborne has announced further tax breaks for the gas and oil industries as an attempt to boost production, increase the longevity of brownfield sites and respond to falling sector employment.