Regeneration Ellis Fox Blog

Should construction be aiming beyond net-zero?

The term net-zero has become synonymous with reducing carbon emissions, waste and the overall carbon footprint of companies and building sites. Several main contractors have made public commitments to achieving this in their operations and this is commendable. By definition net-zero strives to balance the […]

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Water utilities Ellis Fox blog

What are the priorities for UK water infrastructure?

The water sector is not alone in the major challenges it’s facing. They’re common to most infrastructure sectors: Aging and inadequate infrastructure, disruptions caused by climate crisis events, and new sustainability targets mean that infrastructure is under pressure to deliver amid high expectations. It is […]

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Net zero construction Ellis Fox Blog

Why is construction the focus of net zero efforts?

The built environment and infrastructure are usually seen as essential parts of an economy. During and following the pandemic there was a strong push to build back better. Some companies took this as a cue to embrace more sustainable building practices while other focussed on […]

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Flood damage Ellis Fox Blog

Will the UK’s infrastructure survive ongoing storms?

The past week saw the UK battered by three consecutive storms resulting in heavy rain and snow, strong winds and extensive damage to infrastructure. Train stations were flooded, coastal town were battered, and many major roads and motorways became impassable under the deluge of water. […]

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