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A Green Economic Recovery – The Built Environment, Net Zero and Data

Will it be different this time around? For those of us that have worked in the built environment sustainability sector for some time, it could feel as if we’ve been…

The Tension between Indoor Air Quality and Energy Management

The Predicament It is perhaps more than slightly repetitive to say that the COVID-19 pandemic has caused a level of disruption to lives and business across the globe that hasn’t…

Case Study: Circle K – 26% Annual Energy Savings Achieved

For the past twenty years, Energy and Technical Services’ clients have been availing of our extensive energy cost saving and building services experience within the multi-site retail and commercial sectors…

Controlling Building Energy Costs in Properties with Variable Occupancy

As the NFL’s Michael Lombardi often says: “Before you tell me what you think….. tell me what you know, and tell me what you don’t know!” – although…

Reactivating Buildings: COVID-19 Implications for Building Services Equipment

As we navigate these highly challenging times for all sectors of the economy, businesses are looking to the prospect of staff returning to the office environment, and how the risks…

Temporary Building Shutdowns: An Energy Management Perspective

In these difficult times, businesses are being forced to adapt and adjust their day-to-day strategies. For some, this involves making temporary staffing arrangements and adjustments to how they operate their…

Improving Energy Performance in the Retail Sector

John Kane is the Business Unit Director at Energy & Technical Services Ireland. Since becoming actively involved in the energy management sector over 15 years ago, I have witnessed firsthand…

Net Positive Buildings and Developments

It is true to say that traditionally there has often been conflict between the process of building development and environmental protection. Historically, the development process paid relatively little heed to…

The Future of Energy Data and Analytics

There is perhaps no single aspect of energy management more important than energy data and analytics. In many ways, the energy performance of your buildings is directly tied to how…

Understanding What the Net Zero Carbon Building Agenda Means for UK Businesses

In 2016, the Paris Climate Agreement came into force, with the aim to bring all nations together to undertake efforts to combat climate change and reduce its most damaging effects;…

Measuring Energy Consumption

For many people, the beginning is the time of year for resolutions and target-setting. So what better time to consider how we measure how well we are doing? As energy…

Troubleshooting HVAC Issues in New and Old Buildings

HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning) issues are common across buildings new and old. Even where new buildings are designed with high-level performance credentials in mind, such as BREEAM ‘Outstanding’…

Reducing Your Building or Multi-Site Energy Consumption

More and more, reducing energy consumption is becoming a key focus for organisations across all sectors. The benefits of investing resources in this area are numerous – not only is…

Modern Challenges for Facilities Management

In recent years, we have seen significant shifts in how companies approach facilities management. There has been a broad transition towards data-led strategies, reflecting how businesses have access to more…

Dilemmas of a Building Energy Manager

The Challenges of a Building Energy Manager The obstacles faced by building energy managers are constantly evolving. This is primarily because energy management challenges are always changing, meaning that managers…

Live Webinar: Energy Audits – Improving Energy Efficiency & Reducing Capital Expenditure

Detailed and comprehensive Energy Auditing is one of the corner stones of a comprehensive energy management process. Done properly, auditing can not only identify measures for consumption and cost reduction,…

The Link Between Energy Efficiency and the Well Agenda

Historically the energy management agenda has largely used the idea of financial cost saving as the principal driver in promoting buy-in and the uptake of efficiency projects, across all sectors.

ETS Win at The Energy Awards 2019

ETS’s work in the smart buildings, energy management and data-led engineering sectors received further recognition recently, when we won 1st place at the Energy Awards 2019 in the ‘Energy…

Blockchain and the Built Environment

Introduction to Blockchain Blockchain is an extremely complex and in-depth topic that could cover numerous elements and be discussed at great length for various industries. We are already seeing Blockchain…

Energy Auditing Scheme – 5th December Deadline

The Energy Auditing Scheme (EAS) is a mandatory energy assessment scheme and legal obligation for organisations in Ireland that meet the qualification criteria to have an energy audit completed before…

BeMS – One size doesn’t fit all!

This Webinar will focus on BeMS in the Built Environment, highlighting common problems such as legacy equipment, redundancy, OEMs, suppliers, closed protocol systems and the like. We will then discuss…

Corporate Responsibility Reporting – What are the options?

What Is Corporate Responsibility Reporting? Corporate Responsibility Reporting (CRR) enables your organisation to issue detailed information to key stakeholders regarding the impact that your business operations are having across all…

Budget 2020 Includes 30% Increase in Carbon Tax

The present government has committed to transitioning to a low carbon economy and part of the suite of financial instruments intended to curb the use of fossil fuels is the…

ETS Acquire TBMS Global in drive to further the Smart Building Agenda

The team at ETS are delighted to announce the acquisition of TBMS Global, a specialist building management systems and control company, based in Bristol. This is an exciting step forward…

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