Actuate UK, the voice of the engineering services sector, applauds the ambitions of the new Building Safety Act saying that the reform agenda will drive up standards across construction. Responding to the Government’s consultation on the implementation of the Act and the new building control regime, the body stressed the importance of making this a practical piece of legislation which implements the spirit of the Hackett report.
Article from Actuate UK in The Future of Construction 2022 report.
Engineering services alliance Actuate UK is working with Energy Systems Catapult (ESC) – an independent, not for profit, centre of excellence for energy systems innovation and transformation for net zero - on a strategy to boost the creation of a skilled workforce that will play a central role in reducing emissions from the built environment and deliver on the government carbon targets.
Actuate UK, the voice of engineering services, welcomes The Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers’ (CIBSE’s) new Embodied Carbon Calculator tool. For the first time engineers can easily estimate the embodied carbon associated with mechanical, electrical and public health systems in buildings.
Actuate UK, the voice of Building Engineering Services, warn that skills shortages are hampering ambitions to deliver net zero emission buildings. While the number of Engineering Services apprentices starting out in England in 2022 is back to pre-COVID levels, many more new starters are needed if we are to achieve net zero by 2050.
Engineering services alliance Actuate UK calls for industry and government collaboration on the challenge of retrofitting and decarbonising our existing buildings. Actuate UK presented as one of the Construct Zero partners in Construction: The Built Environment session which took place on Thursday 11 November 2021, 9:30am-11am, at the Green Zone of UN Climate Change Conference (COP26).
Actuate UK has been confirmed as one of the Construct Zero partners presenting in the Construction Leadership Council’s session Construction: The Build Environment at COP26 on Thursday 11 November.
Actuate UK organizations support the CBI statement on Business rates, which, together with other Trade Associations, is calling on Government to take long-term action in the forthcoming Budget and Comprehensive Spending Review.