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In this 10 minute webinar presentation about Power to Heat, we provide: A short overview, considerations when looki… https://t.co/98WrOl628X

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What we have learnt on the pathway to net zero: Verco’s Dave Worthington writes for Business Green:… https://t.co/sTxBzoypzD

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We are looking for a Client account lead- Real Estate to work in our Overmoor office near Bath. Find out more here… https://t.co/1C75wMjOUk

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CRREM consultation response from Verco

In April 2020 the EU-funded Carbon Risk Real Estate Monitor (CRREM) project published a set of carbon and energy reduction pathways. In this consultation response from Verco, we outline our reflections on the CRREM Global Decarbonisation Pathways, touching on topics including their ambition and achievability, their usefulness in steering investment decisions and the missing component of embodied carbon in new buildings and refurbishments. Read

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Renewable thermal peer group to tackle the challenge of thermal decarbonisation

Last week we held the first meeting of a new renewable thermal peer group which we delivered in partnership with the RTC. We were joined by representatives from 15 companies which included Unilever, AB Inbev, GSK, Mars & RB. The purpose of the session was to understand the challenges that each of the members were facing and who needs to be included in the conversation to make progress. Read

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Decarbonisation of heat action card

Decarbonising heat is an essential part of a net zero strategy and can make the largest carbon saving impact. But it can be one of the most capital-intensive stages of the journey, making this a high-stakes area that needs to be 'right first time'. Our decarbonisation of heat action cart will help you to take the next step in your journey to net zero. Read

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Podcast: Operational ratings discussed

The UK Government is intending to consult on operational ratings this year, but what are they? How do they work? And why do they matter? As part of our 15 minute expert series, aimed to review the important topics in the zero carbon space, we have recorded a podcast on this subject. In fact it's a double helping of 30 minutes as we were enjoying the discussion and hope you do too!Paul Stepan, Head of Policy, Strategy and Compliance hosts the discussion between Robert Cohen, technical director at Verco and Jon Lovell, co-founder of Hillbreak to give what we hope is a rounded briefing addressing key questions: Read

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Don't blow it off: 5 proven tips for fast, low-cost compressed air savings

Compressed air is (still) perceived as "free" by some operators at manufacturing sites. With mounting pressure on controlling costs, we often find that opportunities to improve the performance of a compressed air system are often undervalued. Here are our 5 energy saving actions for compressed air. Read

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Avoid cost and prevent losses with exception alerting

Whether at full production or managing baseload, manufacturers can ensure cost control of utilities at minimal cost. This article describes the benefits of real time data and provides case study examples from our work with clients. Read

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Delivering in uncertain times: 5 fast, low-cost energy efficiency actions

As resources are funnelled towards maintaining business continuity, manufacturers find themselves under different pressures: Some are trying to maximise process efficiency to deliver value at lowest cost, while others are reducing utility baseloads to an absolute minimum. Some opportunities to reduce utility consumption have common ground. Here are 5 fast, low-cost energy efficiency actions that will help you meet the challenges in these times of uncertainty. Read

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Free taster bureau report for manufacturers to save energy

With the outbreak of COVID-19, remote tools have never been so important.  Many sites are working at or above maximum capacity right now, while some are on total shut-down. Either way, there is real value in investigating how utility systems are performing in these abnormal times.  Our remote services allow you to maintain an overview of your business performance and help optimise your energy and utilities from the comfort of your home. Read

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Free Energy Efficiency Healthcheck

Carbon Desktop is our second-to-none energy management software for industry which allows you to track, improve and verify energy use, to save money in your factories. The Healthcheck will identify cost-effective savings using our unique tools and techniques. Read

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UKGBC net zero definition: false prospectus or dawn of new era?

Verco supported UKGBC’s publication of a Net Zero Carbon Buildings Framework Definition in April 2019 and helped to develop the Net zero carbon energy performance targets for offices published by UKGBC in January 2020. Here we offer our own reflections on the stringency of the targets which has been questioned by some practitioners in the field. Read

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Coronavirus update

In light of the Government's revised measures in response to coronavirus in the UK we would like to reassure you of the steps we are taking to meet your needs as far as we possibly can. Read

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Future trends you should be considering

The increasing urgency of climate change action is likely to impact business in a number of ways. Looking ahead will ensure that businesses can turn this to their advantage. Here are some trends that we think will affect industrial Energy Managers and their site operation. Read

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What next after TRIADS?

In December 2019 Ofgem published its final decision on its ‘Targeted Charging Review’ (TCR). This note briefly explains the expected changes and what commercial and industrial electricity consumers can do to prepare. Read