Tag Archive for 'Environment Agency'

Howbery Business Park’s focus on sustainability attracting tenants

December 25th, 2012 by HR Wallingford Group Ltd

The UK’s first solar-powered business park has revealed significant energy and carbon savings in its first year since installing 3,000 ground solar panels. Oxfordshire-based Howbery Business Park, which counts the UK’s Environment Agency among its tenants, powered 34% of its park with solar energy from April to September 2012, beating its initial forecast of 25%. […]

Planning and preparing for extreme weather events

July 11th, 2012 by Committee on Climate Change

The Adaptation Sub-Committee (ASC) of the UK’s Committee of Climate Change, which assesses progress on the UK Government adaptation programme for issues such as floods and water policy, finds that four times as many households and businesses in England could be at risk of flooding in the next twenty years if further action is not […]