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Monday, July 6, 2015

'Organic' air is bad for you

David Frise, BESA Head of Sustainability

Poor air quality is killing more people in the UK than smoking and alcohol combined; accounting for 29,000 premature deaths every year, according to Public Health England. The recent heatwave has focused attention on the effects of outdoor pollutants and has exacerbated already serious problems with transport emissions, but there is also a major problem INSIDE buildings. Poor indoor air quality...

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Friday, June 5, 2015

Energy efficiency - no longer the Cinderella?

David Frise, BESA Head of Sustainability

Legislation underpinning improved energy security was one of the headline announcements in this week’s Queen’ Speech that heralded the start of the new parliamentary year. A new Energy Bill promising “affordable and reliable energy for businesses and families” was one of 28 listed in Her Majesty’s address. Among other things, it will create an independent Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) “charged...

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