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28th February 2019

Low Energy Consultancy (LEC) are very delighted to have been awarded Gold Membership Status with the Supply Chain Sustainability School (SCSS). 

 The SCSS are working with over 60 industry leading partners to tackle the environmental and social sustainability issues within the construction industry. These include housing developers and tier 1 main contractors who are driving improvement of sustainability skills and knowledge of the built environment through to their supply chains. 

27th February 2019

This February, LEC have reduced client project emissions by 300 tonnes of Carbon! That’s more than double of what we reduced in January. We reduced the equivalent amount of Carbon emissions to charge 140m phones and even fill 60 hot air balloons!

LEC are committed to reducing the impact of global emissions from construction projects.

Contact us today and let us help you to shine a light on emission reduction and compliance!

19th February 2019

LEC are proud to announce that we are part of the NHS SBS (Shared Business Services) Consultancy Services Framework. We will be present as environmental consultants providing energy efficiency and environmental and environmental support including BREEAM, to the NHS and public Sector organisations within the UK.

23rd January 2019

In January we reduced our client's project emissions by 146 Tonnes of Carbon. Thats one step closer to reducing the impact of global emissions in the construction industry!

Watch the video (linked below) to see the significant impact of the emission reduction.

Contact LEC and let us help you to shine a light on emission reduction and compliance!

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21st January 2019

Briggs & Forrester Engineering Services are delighted to have been awarded the mechanical and electrical contract on Argent’s S1 Building at Kings Cross Central in London with BAM Construct UK. 

Engineering Services will provide the mechanical, electrical and public health services for the new build 12 storey commercial office, which will be provided as shell and core for future tenant fit-out. The office building will comprise of 204,000 square foot of office accommodation with two retails units at ground level.

2nd January 2019

A big thank you to those who attended our stand at CIBSE Build2Perform 2018.

The interactive, two-day event aimed to strengthen connections between environment professionals and the wider supply chain with hopes to improve efficiency and save money through effective building services.

17th October 2018

Have you insulated your hot water cylinder?

You can make more savings than you might think, especially if the cylinder is in a cooler spot on your house or office.  By wrapping or lagging your cylinder you could save 4-9% on costs to heat your water. Insulation is inexpensive and easily available in DIY stores.           

8th October 2018

A forced air system is a pressure load system. By closing registers and vents you impact how the system moves air. This can cause the system to work harder and possibly even cause damage.

8th October 2018

As the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS) Phase 2 deadline approaches the Environmental Agency have named and shamed the companies who have been fined due to non-compliance. Fines shown on the report range from £1,500 to £45,000 and could have been easily avoided if sufficient planning and advice was sought from a Lead ESOS Assessor prior to the Phase 1 deadline.

26th September 2018

Pipes, gas lines and electrical cables that enter your property often have gaps around them that have been haphazardly filled with some kind of caulk. But the caulk eventually cracks, peels and falls off. These gaps let in outside air, plus they are ideal entry points for mice and insects. Seal gaps with expanding foam. For water pipes under the sink, unscrew and pull back the escutcheon ring, then caulk around the pipe. The ring is just decorative, you'll be surprised how big a hole there is behind.