Newsletter Feb 2018



 





Industry Updates

   Electric delivery vans trial to tackle capital’s air pollution
Electric vans with zero exhaust emissions helped deliver an average of 80,000 parcels a week across London during the Christmas periodRead more

  Energy efficiency timeline
There’s a lot going on in the world of energy efficiency, targets and key dates, so Syntegra has developed an easy to follow timeline to help our clients keep any eye on what’s happening when Read more

  Most of Britain’s electricity in 2017 is low carbon for first time
The UK generated more electricity from renewable and nuclear energy in 2017 than from gas and coal.  Read more

  London air pollution  – annual legal limits already breached
An area of south London breached the annual legal limit for toxic nitrogen dioxide after just a month of 2018. Read more

  Renewable energy auctions
The UK government has made up to £557 million available for “less established” renewables projects in Read more

  Launch of Government’s 25 Year Environment Plan
On 11 January, the Prime Minister launched the Government’s long-awaited  Read more

Syntegra Media Channel


Revised BREEAM standards for newbuilds

Revised BREEAM standards for newbuilds are set to be introduced this year following widespread consultation. The current BREEAM UK New Construction​…Read More


Reducing the overheating risk in buildings

Now that we’ve turned the clocks back, watercooler chat inevitably turns to the dark nights drawing in and the onset of a prolonged cold spell…Read More


Do engineers have a responsibility to improve indoor air quality?

Delegates at a recent conference heard how engineers can become ‘heroes’ if they recommend the right filters to customers…Read More


Are you ready for the HFC phase out?

Businesses appear to be dragging their feet over implementing changes to refrigerants ahead of next month’s cuts and regulatory amendments…Read More


Budget 2017: Chancellor takes action on air quality, electric vehicles and plastic waste 

Chancellor Philip Hammond pledged to build an economy “fit for the future” by announcing…Read More


Blockchain-Building confidence in digital connectivity

Why is it that in an era of online everything, the construction industry has been described as the least digitised industry? ….Read More

Syntegra Success Stories


Perkins Engines

Our consultants were delighted to be chosen to work with an internationally renowned company which prides itself on its sustainability commitments…Read More


Award winning retrofit

Syntegra worked on the Award-winning retrofit development of Print Works House in Great Titchfield Street in Fitzrovia, London, providing advice on issues of mechanical and electrical design, acoustics…Read More

Company Insight

Syntegra seeks to strengthen its top team

Two new senior management profile roles have been created at the multi-discipline sustainability consultants Syntegra Group as they seek to expand ahead of the new post-Brexit energy environment… Read more

Award winning project

A retrofit development that our consultants worked on has won a prestigious national award.
Print Works House in Fitzrovia, London, won the ‘Housing Under £5 million’ category in the Architects’ Journal Retrofit Awards
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Join Syntegra at MIPIM 2018

With over 24,000 participants, 351 stands and 3,100 exhibiting companies from over 100 countries, MIPIM 2018 gathers the most influential international property players from all sectors for 4 days of networking, learning and transaction.
Syntegra Group will be attending this year’s event, held at Palais Des Festivals, Cannes, France from 13th – 16th March.
If you’re planning to also attend, our team and Managing Director Alan King would welcome scheduling some time to meet over a coffee and discuss your plans for 2018 over in the French Riviera. 
To arrange a meeting with Alan, simply contact our team now.

Syntegra Energy Efficiency timeline 2018

We want to take this opportunity to share with you our recently created Syntegra Energy Efficiency timeline 2018, which highlights the specific targets and policies that impact us now and into the next few years, in relation to the built environment. – I hope you find this of use.

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