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The UK Green Building Council (UK-GBC) has warned London developers to be aware of changes to zero carbon requirements when putting forward planning applications and highlighting the importance to go above and beyond with energy efficiency measures to make homes genuinely ‘Zero Carbon’.

Developers risk having residential schemes rejected by London planners because they are unaware of a zero carbon requirement which comes into force at the end of the summer.

Richard Twinn, policy advisor at the UK Green Building Council, warned many developers are still in the dark.

From the end of the summer the
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Wetherby support NHS Give Blood Campaign

By: Rachael Doyle   •   August 23, 2016


You may have noticed there are some missing letters from our logo, along with multiple famous landmarks and companies all over the world dropping the letters A, B and O.

These are, of course, the letters that represent blood groups. This is all in support of the NHS Blood and Transplant #Missing Type campaign to highlight the global importance of blood donation.

The campaign aims to:

reverse a trend in the decline of new blood donors over the last decade contribute to the 204,000 people we need to attend a donation session for the first time to give blood in
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Wetherby Shortlisted for National Supplier of Year Award

By: Rachael Doyle   •   August 17, 2016


Wetherby Building Systems are proud to announce that they have been shortlisted for ‘National Supplier of the Year’ in the 2016 National Energy Efficiency & Retrofit Awards.

The National Energy Efficiency & Retrofit Awards were launched in July 2015 following the changes in the Government Energy Efficiency Policy. Previously known as the Green Deal & ECO Awards, these awards were set up in 2014 to help motivate the energy efficiency sector in their delivery of the Green Deal Finance Initiative and Energy Company Obligation Scheme.

Now in its 2nd year running, these awards aim to provide public recognition for
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EWI Contributes to Nottingham’s Early Climate Change Achievements

By: Rachael Doyle   •   August 9, 2016


According to Government Data, Nottingham has surpassed its climate change targets four years early in a fight to reduce the cities carbon emissions.

Nottingham has achieved a 33% reduction in the city’s carbon emissions since 2005 due to energy saving measures such as external wall insulation.

Wetherby Building Systems Ltd are pleased to have contributed to the reduction by supplying multiple large schemes with External Wall Insulation systems, providing significant energy efficiency improvements to private and social properties.

The achievement has beaten a target set by Nottingham City Council to reach a 26% reduction by 2020, and means Nottingham is
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