A £60m fund to keep Scotland at the forefront of low carbon innovation is now open for application.  The Low Carbon Infrastructure Transition Programme (LCITP),  will fund large scale projects which support the ambitions of Scotland’s Energy Strategy.   Projects which deliver low carbon heating solutions, integrated energy systems, and ultra-low emission vehicle charging infrastructure

Posted 2nd Feb 2018

Changes to the Energy Act 2011 come into force in April 2018.  This will require landlords of privately rented domestic and non-domestic property in England or Wales to ensure that their properties reach at least an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) rating of E before granting a new tenancy to new or existing tenants. In Scotland

Posted 1st Feb 2018

The London Plan is currently under consultation, this period will end on the 2nd March 2018 with the proposed new plan due to come into force late 2018. The plan will cover the period between 2019 and 2041.   Carbon reduction targets are set to contribute towards London becoming zero carbon by 2050. The main points

Posted 30th Jan 2018

WELL Building Standard Launched in 2014, the WELL Building Standard TM is the world’s first building certification that focuses exclusively on human health and wellness.  The rating tool, administered by the International Well Building Institute (IWBI) in America, aims to give a single ‘wellness’ rating for buildings. The WELL Standard is an international assessment method that encourages healthy

Posted 29th Jan 2018

Are you ready for the New Minimum Energy Efficiency Standard (MEES) that comes into force in April 2018 in England & Wales? Harley Haddow can assist before time runs out. The government has introduced new legislation that comes into force on the 1st of April 2018 which targets buildings in England and Wales that have

Posted 29th Jan 2018

The Scottish Government has launched an initiative to provide unsecured loans of up to £100k for resource-efficient projects in Scotland. The loans are applicable to SMEs based in Scotland to cover the cost of energy efficiency measures, water and waste reduction or LZC Technology. For further details please contact

Posted 3rd Nov 2017

Due to the abolishment of the CRC scheme, the government are proposing to launch a simplified reporting framework which will come into force in April 2019.  The proposed scheme is currently under consultation until January 2018. Currently, the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS) requires large organisations to report on and audit energy use, however the

Posted 18th Oct 2017

An in-depth feature on our work with The Glasgow School of Art  and Page\Park to renovate the iconic Mackintosh building has launched today in the CIBSE Journal. A key aspect of the project is The Glasgow School of Art’s decision to restore the building to Mackintosh’s original design while providing an energy efficient, technologically advanced

Posted 1st Sep 2017

On Monday 28th August, Harley Haddow took advantage of the stunning Edinburgh office view overlooking the castle, and held a staff party to enjoy the Virgin Money Fireworks Concert marking the end of the Edinburgh International Festival. 100 staff, family and friends enjoyed the 400,000-strong fireworks display set against the soundtrack of the Scottish Chamber

Posted 31st Aug 2017