18 Jul '14, 2pm

Missed our event on energy efficiency in commercial buildings on Weds? @DavidSymons of @WSP_UK shares his thoughts

Missed our event on energy efficiency in commercial buildings on Weds? @DavidSymons of @WSP_UK shares his thoughts

In the 1998 film Sliding Doors , Gwyneth Paltrow’s character Helen Quilley gets fired from her public relations job. As she rushes for her train the plot splits into two parallel universes - one in which she misses it, the other where she gets on. UK-GBC’s Energy Efficiency in Commercial Buildings event held recently in our offices would also have been quite different had Greg Barker still been Minister for Climate Change and also if the Minimum Energy Performance Standards (MEPs) consultation had been issued. There is so much opportunity from energy efficiency that, in spite of this, there was still more than enough to cover. And this was highlighted by David Purdy from DECC’s Energy Efficiency Deployment Office. The non-domestic sector represents the largest gap between what policy is achieving on energy efficiency and the cost effective potential, he claimed. This conte...

Full article: http://www.ukgbc.org/opinion/let%25E2%2580%2599s-seize-op...

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