Commercial property sector urged to improve energy efficiency
Sustained progress is needed by all property owners and operators if the sector is to meet its share of emissions reductions, according to real estate consultancy JLL.Overall, the commercial property sector in the UK reduced its operational carbon emissions by approximately 21% between 1990 and 2010, which equates to an annual reduction of only 1.14%, the consultan
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