Many new schools only achieve low-level EPCs

Over half of new schools requiring an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) are achieving band D or below (53%), according to schools minister Jim Knight responding to a parliamentary question from shadow climate-change minister Gregory Baker. By the end of 2008, 28 secondary schools and 64 primary schools had EPCs, and only three had achieved an A rating, with a further 29 reaching a B rating. Secondary schools generally achieved better EPCs than primary schools, with 61% achieving bands A to C. compared with 25% for primary schools. 16 of the 28 secondary schools achieved band A or B (57%) but only 16 of 64 primary schools (25%)

Related articles:



modbs tv logo

Women In STEM: Breaking into A Man’s World

With the growth in the engineering sector in the last few years, the requirement of additional workers has led to an increasingly diverse workforce especially with the inclusion of women  

Legionella bacteria - Symptoms are similar to that of Covid-19

An outbreak of Legionnaires disease in the West Midlands has prompted Stuart Gizzi, Managing Director at plumbing equipment manufacturer Intatec to remind Facilities Managers that Legionella precautions can be automated 

Calendar