Tag Archive: energy industry

New CO Regulation Will Affect Landlords

The government announced plans in March 2015 that would require private landlords to install carbon monoxide alarms in all rooms with solid fuel appliances. Find out what this means for your business.

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More than two thirds of UK workers say they care about energy saving in the workplace

62 per cent of UK workers believe their company or organisation is dedicated to being energy efficient. Find out more from the British Gas Business survey.

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Update: TPI Code of Practice

Ofgem continue to progress a new Code of Practice for third party intermediaries (TPIs), consultants and brokers.

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Boost employee wellbeing with smart energy measures

Energy efficiency in the workplace continues to be a hot topic. But while businesses talk about reduced costs and lower carbon emissions, there's a hidden consequence of smart energy measures that might be of even greater importance: happier, healthier, more productive workers.

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How much do your gigabytes cost?

According to a recent report from EMC, there were 20 billion devices connected to the internet in 2013. This rapidly expanding Internet of Things is expected to include 32 billion devices by 2020. And according to EMC, the ‘digital universe' is composed of 4.4 trillion gigabytes in 2013 – the equivalent of more than 100 billion iPads.

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Flying car: it’s here, but is it for you?

Like something straight out of a science fiction film, the Aeromobil 3.0 is the latest prototype from the Slovakian start-up of the same name. Recently unveiled at the Pioneers Festival in Vienna, and dubbed by its own makers as ‘the world's most advanced flying car', it's already been put to the test in the skies and roads of Slovakia.

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Vampire appliances: are they draining your business’ energy supply?

This Halloween, parents and business owners alike will be on the lookout for fearsome creatures, but there may already be an energy-sucking terror in your homes and businesses.

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Energising your Team: How to Motivate a Small Workforce

If you have a motivated team then it's likely that you'll see improvements within your business's productivity and output, service and overall morale. It makes great business sense to invest in energising those who work with and around you.

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Is it time to end reliance on fossil fuels?

For years now, we've known that we need to find alternatives to burning gas, oil and coal. Here we look at how one exciting alternative could help deal with the environmental challenges of today.

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British Gas and WW1: Introduction

As well as tragedy and destruction, wars can bring about rapid growth and development. Industry is one sector that has to develop quickly in response to the demands of war. To mark the anniversary of World War I, we're taking a look at how the gas industry coped with the challenges brought by war 100 years ago.

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