Lafarge Cement, part of leading construction materials supplier Aggregate Industries, has achieved BS EN ISO50001:2018 in Energy Management Systems, after demonstrating its ongoing commitment to energy efficiency.
As the latest version of the standard for Energy Management Systems, BS EN ISO50001:2018 requires companies to show continuous improvement in reducing the energy intensity of their operations.
The certification is formal recognition of Lafarge Cement’s high standard of energy governance, which has seen the business set up its own dedicated energy taskforce, overseen by Aggregate Industries’ executive committee.
The taskforce has met specific targets that were laid out, which involved monitoring and verifying energy performance against measurable outcomes.
Barry Hope, Director at Lafarge Cement, commented: “As a market-leader in cement production and supply, we are constantly looking at ways to use energy more efficiently, and have been quick off the mark to update our energy management systems (EnMS) in line with the new requirements of BS EN ISO50001:2018.
“We’re delighted to achieve this certification as it’s an important demonstration of our continuing commitment to conserving resources and minimising the energy intensity of our cement operations where possible.”
The new document, BS 5250:2021 recognised buildings are under increasing strain from moisture for two main reasons. These are climate change and the desire for energy conservation; Hambleside Danelaw explains more…Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Building Regulations & Accreditations, Damp & Waterproofing, Restoration & Refurbishment, Retrofit & Renovation, Roofs, Sustainability & Energy Efficiency
There are three main factors to consider when selecting radiators for mental health settings, all focused on the safety of service users and staff, as Contour explain…Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Services, Facility Management & Building Services, Health & Safety, Heating Systems, Controls and Management, Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning - HVAC, Interiors, Plumbing, Site Preparation
The Glass and Glazing Federation (GGF) is looking forward to Members’ Day 2021. This virtual event for GGF Members will consist of nine webinar presentations and panel discussions, plus two open forums.Posted in Articles, Building Associations & Institutes, Building Industry Events, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Exhibitions and Conferences, Glass, Glazing, Recruitment, Seminars, Sustainability & Energy Efficiency, Windows
Freefoam Building Products recently visited and filmed Freefoam Registered Installer Glen Young in Reading, Berkshire. This was to see how he regularly transforms homes using Freefoam PVC products.Posted in Articles, Building Industry News, Building Products & Structures, Building Systems, Case Studies, Cladding, Facades, Restoration & Refurbishment, Retrofit & Renovation, Roofs, Video of the Week, Walls