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Why Choose the Pathways to Net Zero Course?

13th May 2024

Why Choose the Pathways to Net Zero Course?

Sustainability is no longer a nice-to-have – it’s a need-to-have, and the Pathways to Net Zero course is the perfect way for professionals at every stage of their career to gain the skills they need to compile a sustainability strategy that gets results.

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Why Choose the Carbon Footprinting and Reporting Course?

2nd May 2024

Why Choose the Carbon Footprinting and Reporting Course?

The Carbon Footprinting and Reporting Course is one of the most popular courses at the GEP Training Centre – combining climate context with technical knowledge, it arms attendees with the skills they need to effectively report on their own organisation’s carbon reduction activities.

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NHS Expands Carbon Reduction Plan Requirements from April 2024

15th April 2024

Carbon Reduction Plan update

NHS suppliers, take note - the NHS has announced the extension of its Carbon Reduction Plan requirements to cover all new procurements with effect from April 2024.

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What’s New in the Low Carbon Skills Fund Phase 5?

28th March 2024

LCSF5 Changes

How has Salix changed the rules for the latest round of the Low Carbon Skills Fund? Salix has used learning from delivering previous phases of the Low Carbon Skills Fund to drive operational efficiency and deliver more funding to those who need it most.

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GEP Environmental Welcomes to the Team: Beth Kelly

22nd March 2024

GEP Environmental Welcomes to the Team: Beth Kelly

At GEP Environmental, we’ve welcomed plenty of new faces into the team over the past few months. Today, we’re chatting with Training Coordinator Beth Kelly.

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Energy Saving Opportunity Scheme Compliance Update - MESOS

20th March 2024

ESOS MESOS Update

Large organisations in the UK, take note – the Energy Saving Opportunity Scheme (ESOS) has updated its compliance terms. All organisations are now required to register on the Manage Your Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme reporting system (MESOS) by the deadline of 5th June 2024, though will not need to submit their compliance documentation until 6th August 2024.

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Low Carbon Skills Fund 5 Announced

19th March 2024

Low Carbon Skills Fund 5 Announced

Fantastic news for public sector decarbonisation as the UK government announces the Low Carbon Skills Fund Phase 5, the latest round of grants for the public sector to engage specialist advice to create heat decarbonisation plans.

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GEP Environmental to support North Wales businesses in a £1.4 million net zero programme

15th March 2024

GEP Environmental to support North Wales businesses in a £1.4 million net zero programme

The GEP Environmental team is delighted to support Busnes@LlandrilloMenai with the Green Digital Academy programme, delivering £1.4 million in net zero support for North Wales Businesses!

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The Benefits of Environmental Compliance: Making the Most of SECR and ESOS

14th March 2024

Environmental Compliance SECR and ESOS

It's Environmental compliance season, and more organisations than ever before are tracking emissions to comply with Streamlined Energy and Carbon Reporting (SECR) and Energy Saving Opportunity Scheme (ESOS).

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Winchester District Low Carbon Assessments FREE for SMEs

9th January 2024

Winchester District Low Carbon Assessments FREE for SMEs

The GEP Environmental team is delighted to be working with Winchester City Council on their ‘Winchester District Low Carbon Assessments’ campaign. Supporting the Council, our team of energy and environmental experts will offer businesses in and around Winchester a Carbon Footprint and bespoke Carbon Reduction Action Plan free of charge, allowing them to identify interventions to reduce energy, water, waste and transport emissions, whilst highlighting funding opportunities. The result? A greener Winchester for years to come.

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GEP Environmental now Certified to Deliver TM-44 Audits

11th December 2023

TM44 Air Conditioning

At GEP Environmental, we’re passionate about providing high-quality workplace learning opportunities to support motivated and talented professionals take the next step in their career. We’re delighted to announce that Energy Engineer Joe Mountford has just achieved the TM44 inspection accreditation.

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Environmental Trends to Drive Impact for 2024

11th December 2023

2024 Environmental Trends

2023 was a great year for sustainability, as more organisations than ever before took steps to reduce their carbon emissions and environmental impact. However, there is still plenty to do to achieve the UK government’s targets of limiting global warming to 1.5 C.

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Carbon Footprinting and Reporting: Frequently Asked Questions

28th November 2023

Carbon Footprinting and Reporting: Frequently Asked Questions

The GEP Environmental team is delighted to announce the launch of our Carbon Footprinting and Reporting course! What should you know about this course?

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Science-Based Targets Initiative Adjusts Qualification Criteria

27th November 2023

Science-Based Target SME Update

Great news for SMEs – the gold standard for sustainability just became more accessible.

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What are the Benefits of ESOS?

15th November 2023

Benefits of ESOS

The Energy Saving Opportunity Scheme (ESOS) is a mandatory requirement for all large organisations in the UK. However, ESOS has many benefits beyond compliance – it’s one of the easiest ways to improve operational capability, increase efficiency and take your sustainability efforts to the next level.

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Why is Environmental Training Important?

31st October 2023

Why is Environmental Training Important

It’s never been more important for businesses to address the climate crisis – but what is climate change, and how can your organisation help?

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Quantis decommissions GHG Protocol Scope 3 Evaluator

8th August 2023

Quantis decommissions GHG Protocol Scope 3 Evaluator

the GHG Protocol Scope 3 Evaluator, an important tool used by environmental consultants to examine carbon emissions beyond the source – will be decommissioned on 30th August 2023 due to outdated technology within its programme. What does this mean for the environmental sector, and how will Scope 3 emissions be calculated moving forward?

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Aviation Decarbonisation: The Role of Airports

26th July 2023

Aviation Decarbonisation: The Role of Airports

No time for take-off – In our inter-connected global economy aviation plays a fundamental role and is likely to remain so for the foreseeable future.

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Beat the Heat: Space Management and Cooling your Office this Summer

11th July 2023

Keep office cool in summer sustainably

There are ways to keep your office cool this morning that prioritise your sustainability goals and your business’ bottom line. Take a look at our blog for our best tips for using space management to beat the heat this season.

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International Women in Engineering Day: Spotlighting Project Engineer Conchi Lopez

22nd June 2023

International Women in Engineering Day: Spotlighting Project Engineer Conchi Lopez

International Women in Engineering Day honours women in the field of engineering, and focuses on raising the profile of women who are changing the field of engineering every day.

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GEP Environmental Welcomes to the Team: Grace Ryder

8th June 2023

GEP Environmental Welcomes to the Team: Grace Ryder

At GEP Environmental, we’ve welcomed plenty of new faces into the team over the past few months. Today, we’re chatting with Projects Director Grace Ryder.

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GEP Environmental achieves Heat Pump Federation Certification

19th April 2023

GEP Environmental achieves Heat Pump Federation Certification

The GEP Environmental team is delighted to announce Heat Pump Federation Certification.

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How Employee Engagement Can Drive a Sustainable Business

18th April 2023

How Employee Engagement Can Drive a Sustainable Business

How can employee engagement drive sustainable business? Sustainability Consultant Laura Porter shares her expertise.

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GEP Environmental Welcomes to the Team: Dominic Balian

24th March 2023

GEP Environmental Welcomes to the Team: Dominic Balian

At GEP Environmental, we’ve been delighted to welcome new faces to the team over the past few months. Today, we’re chatting with Environmental Consultant Dominic Balian.

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GEP Environmental hosting Road to Net Zero: Emphasis3 Decarbonisation Audit Workshops

10th February 2023

GEP Environmental hosting Road to Net Zero: Emphasis3 Decarbonisation Audit Workshops

The GEP Environmental team is delighted to be hosting the Road to Net Zero: Emphasis3 Decarbonisation Audit workshops in conjunction with Greentech South this winter.

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What is Net Zero Carbon? Scope 1, Scope 2, and Scope 3 Emissions Explained

31st January 2023

What is Net Zero Carbon? Scope 1, Scope 2, and Scope 3 Emissions Explained

What is Net Zero Carbon, and how can your organisation reduce carbon emissions?

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Carbon Footprint, Carbon Reduction Plan, and the Organisational Net Zero Carbon Strategy

6th January 2023

Carbon Footprint, Carbon Reduction Plan, and the Organisational Net Zero Carbon Strategy

Carbon Footprint, Carbon Reduction Plan, Net Zero Strategy - though these terms may sound similar, they each play an important and unique role in reducing an organisation’s carbon emissions. It’s critical to stay informed, and for organisations to assess what these crucial words mean in the context of their organisation.

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Environmental Compliance for Christmas

13th December 2022

Environmental Compliance for Christmas

For many businesses, especially large businesses, the best place to start is legislation. How can you make your organisation environmentally compliant this Christmas? We’ve collated the most common types of legislation we help our clients navigate in our latest blog post.

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Tenants, Landlords, and Decarbonisation Responsibility

5th December 2022

Tenants, Landlords, and Decarbonisation Responsibility

Built environment emissions aren’t isolated to construction. They encompass all aspects of buildings – the way they are used, and the improvements that can be made to reduce their carbon impact. These two aspects, behavioural and building fabric, combine to create an entirely different equation – when it comes to commercial landlords and tenants, where does decarbonisation responsibility lie?

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GEP Environmental Welcomes to the Team: Ollie Loveday-Lovell

22nd November 2022

GEP Environmental Welcomes to the Team: Ollie Loveday-Lovell

At GEP Environmental, we’ve been delighted to welcome new faces to the team over the past few months. Today, we’re chatting with Environmental Consultant Ollie Loveday-Lovell.

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GEP Environmental Welcomes to the Team: Sam Jones

14th November 2022

GEP Environmental Welcomes to the Team: Sam Jones

At GEP Environmental, we’ve been delighted to welcome new faces to the team over the past few months. Today, we’re chatting with Environmental Consultant Sam Jones.

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Net Zero Carbon and the Healthcare Sector

11th November 2022

Net Zero Carbon and the Healthcare Sector

There are few items higher on the world’s agenda than reducing carbon emissions and improving sustainability. For many businesses, the way forward is clear – except for one of the UK’s largest industries, healthcare.

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GEP Environmental Welcomes to the Team: Agnes Richard

9th November 2022

GEP Environmental Welcomes to the Team: Agnes Richard

At GEP Environmental, we’ve been delighted to welcome new faces to the team over the past few months.

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The Benefits of Carbon Footprinting for an Organisation

19th October 2022

The Benefits of Carbon Footprinting for an Organisation

What is a Carbon Footprint, why should your organisation be measuring it, and what are the benefits? We unpack these important Carbon Footprint questions in our latest blog post.

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Heat Decarbonisation Plans and the Fabric First Approach

3rd October 2022

Heat Decarbonisation Plans  and the Fabric First Approach

Is your business planning its Journey to Net Zero? If so, decarbonisation of heating is likely high on the agenda. The carbon emissions from heating systems make up nearly 37 percent of the UK’s overall emissions, meaning many businesses and organisations are turning to a Heat Decarbonisation Plan (HDP) to drive results.

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The Environmental Impacts of Space Management

27th September 2022

The Environmental Impacts of Space Management

There are ways for employers to manage space in a way that minimises disruption, maximises employee happiness, and aren’t flashy or expensive. From identifying use of space to assessing whether you really need to move that wall, we've identified our best tips for space management below.

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Heat Decarbonisation Plans: The Basics

7th September 2022

Heat Decarbonisation Plans: The Basics

What is a Heat Decarbonisation Plan, and how can it help decarbonise your organisation? Our team chats the basics below.

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(Solar) Farming the Future: Renewable Energy at Swansea Bay University Health Board

6th September 2022

(Solar) Farming the Future: Renewable Energy at Swansea Bay University Health Board

Project Manager Geraint Williams discusses his latest project – the delivery of the Swansea Bay UHB Solar Farm, the first health board-owned solar farm in the UK.

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GEP Environmental’s Shamir Robinson wins Class Medal

17th August 2022

GEP Environmental’s Shamir Robinson wins Class Medal

At GEP Environmental, we’re passionate about providing high-quality workplace learning opportunities to support motivated and talented future professionals.

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Using an ESG Strategy to Drive Social Impact

23rd June 2022

Using an ESG Strategy to Drive Social Impact

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) strategies have become an integral aspect of organisations’ business plans.

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GEP Environmental acquired by Mabbett

13th June 2022

GEP Environmental acquired by Mabbett

Glasgow-headquartered planning, design, environment, engineering and safety consultancy Mabbett & Associates Ltd (Mabbett) has continued its strategic growth journey with the acquisition of leading energy and environmental consultants, GEP Environmental Ltd (GEP Environmental).

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GEP Environmental completes Building Energy Efficiency Audits at Thorns Collegiate Academy

20th May 2022

GEP Environmental completes Building Energy Efficiency Audits at Thorns Collegiate Academy

The GEPEnv team was delighted to complete a building energy efficiency audit at Thorns Collegiate Academy this May.

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A ‘Fabric First’ Approach to Building Design

13th May 2022

A ‘Fabric First’ Approach to Building Design

It’s official – customers are prioritising sustainability in everyday purchases.

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GEPEnv Completes PSDS 1 Refit Programme Support for Ealing Council

11th May 2022

Ealing Council Air Source Heat Pump

GEPEnv has been providing lead technical engineering services to Ealing Council for their PSDS 1 Refit programme of works across 16 buildings since March 2021.

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GEP Environmental Events 2022

9th May 2022

GEP Environmental Events 2022

2022 has been a big year for GEP Environmental, and it’s only set to get bigger as we take our carbon emissions expertise out on the road to a host of different events.

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GEP Environmental Joins Pledge to Net Zero

28th April 2022

GEP Environmental Joins Pledge to Net Zero

The GEP Environmental team has joined the Pledge to Net Zero, a commitment the environmental industry has begun worldwide to mitigate the effects of climate change.

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Swansea Bay University Health Board New Solar Farm

23rd March 2022

Swansea Bay University Health Board Solar Farm

The Morriston Hospital solar farm, which is being delivered through the Re:fit framework, will see almost 10,000 PV panels installed over an area of 20,000m² and, when operational, will supply over 3.5 million kWh of zero-carbon electricity to Morriston Hospital.

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Environment and Climate Emergency

2nd May 2019

Environment and Climate Emergency

GEP Environmental welcomes the motion passed by the UK Parliament on 1st May 2019 to declare an “environment and climate emergency”.

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ESOS 2019 -  Are you ready for Phase 2?

9th April 2019

Although ESOS is a mandatory obligation, it should also be considered as a real opportunity to achieve savings if you undertake some of the energy and transport conservation measures which ESOS will identify. Overall, this will help you to reduce Costs, Improve CSR and ensure Compliance.

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GEP approved as an ICP Credentialed Quality Assurance Provider

1st February 2018

GEP approved as an ICP Credentialed Quality Assurance Provider

GEP Environmental has been approved as an ICP (Investor Confidence Project) Credentialed Quality Assurance Provider.

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Are you ready for MEES?

23rd August 2017

The new Energy Efficiency (Private Rented Property) (England and Wales) Regulations 2015 come into force on the 1st April 2018, requiring minimum standards of energy efficiency for all new and renewal leases.

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GEP awarded new LEP framework

19th April 2017

London Energy Project framework

GEP are delighted to have secured the award to provide CRC auditing and other energy services through the latest LEP framework.

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A practical introduction to M&V

28th March 2017

Following a series of successful M&V workshops across Wales in February, planning has already started on further workshops in the summer for those who missed this previous opportunity.

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New Case Study published - Kent County Council Green Guardians Training courses

10th March 2017

GEP Environmental has been providing the much valued "Green Guardians" training course for Kent County Council.

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What is M&V and why do you need it?

27th February 2017

“Measurement & Verification (M&V) is the process of using measurements to reliably determine actual saving created within an individual facility by an energy management program.” IPMVP Vol I, 2010.

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BS 8555:2016 now available for pre-order

13th December 2016

BS 8555:2016 is a Phased Environmental Management System (EMS) Implementation Guide and is now available for pre-order.

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Christmas waste from your business

12th December 2016

Regardless of the size or sector of your business there will be an impact on your waste stream due to Christmas. It may be increased production to meet seasonal demand or it may be Christmas parties and decorations!

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Why is it important to have an Environmental Legal Register?

7th October 2016

An Environmental Legal Register not only identifies new pieces of legislation but it helps you to interpret how each piece of new and existing legislation is relevant to your business. It is used to demonstrate and ensure compliance with environmental legislation and is a key part of ISO 14001 Environmental Management Systems and ISO 50001 Energy Management Systems.

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Big Green Event Workshop 1 - How to implement an EMS

23rd September 2016

GEP Environmental presented a series of workshops at the Big Green Event on the 20th September. The first one of the day was titled "How to implement an EMS and meet the requirements of ISO 14001:2015."

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Big Green Event Workshop 2 - The Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards regulations

23rd September 2016

GEP Environmental presented a series of workshops at the Big Green Event in Southampton on the 20th September. The second one was titled "Building Refurbishment and the MEES regulations".

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Big Green Event Workshop 3 - “It’s not easy, being green”

23rd September 2016

GEP Environmental presented a series of workshops at the Big Green Event on the 20th September. This third in the series was titled "It's not easy being green - but it really does make sense!"

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Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) Abolished

3rd August 2016

The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) and the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) were replaced last month by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS). The success of the BEIS will be reviewed in the coming months and will largely be determined by the effectiveness of the strategy and actions taken on climate change and energy security.

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GEP Environmental at the Hampshire Chamber of Commerce Business Growth Event

26th July 2016

GEP Environmental exhibited at the Hampshire Chamber of Commerce Business Growth Event at the Winchester Guildhall on the 14th July 2016.

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UK Government publishes fifth carbon budget

30th June 2016

GEP welcomes the Government’s publication of the Fifth Carbon Budget. Published on 29 June 2016, just a week after the UK voted to leave the European Union, the Fifth Carbon Budget provides reassurance to environmentalists and the energy industry that the UK is committed to tackling Climate Change and promoting a low carbon economy.

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