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Category Archive: energy

Feb 01

5 Ways to Create an Eco Friendly House

“Green” building has become not just a trend in recent years, but a legal requirement. Of course, large building firms have budgets to cope with such changes in the law, but you can change your home to a greener, more eco friendly house cheaply enough. Here are five cheap ways: Invest in good insulation You …

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Feb 01

Eco-Friendly Interiors: How to Turn Your Home Green

You waste entire afternoons lusting over the latest Instagram homeware trends, spend a fortune on home style magazines and regularly feel the need to excuse your dingy living room to guests. All the signs are clear – you’re desperate to subject your house to an extreme makeover. And finally, after years of moaning, you’ve got …

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Jan 27

Green Business: How to Reduce Your Environmental Impact

We’re barely a month in and yet 2017 isn’t looking good. By the 6th of January, one street in London had already exceeded the city’s annual air pollution limit. But it’s not just bad news for the environment. That thick and toxic smog that hangs over highly populated cities has been linked to dementia and …

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Jan 26

Energy Storage Systems Revitalize the Renewable Movement

Energy storage has been a fundamental part of the power grid since it was invented. It allows us to keep our power on when demand is greater than supply, and helps to moderate issues like power surges and storms. It only makes sense that these storage systems would have to be part of our power …

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Dec 28

The Power of Unplugging

If you want to live a greener life there are many different things you can do to make a difference.  You can use natural cleaning products, use public transportation, invest in fluorescent light bulbs and many other things. You probably have heard of many of these but did you know that unplugging can be an …

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Dec 06

4 Ways to Save Energy and Money This New Year

National Cut Your Energy Costs Day takes place every January, which means now is the ideal time to get your home winter ready. You’ll need to insulate to accumulate energy and cost savings, so let’s start at the top of the house, and the 20% of heat that escapes through your roof. Savings start at …

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Dec 03

Saving Money on Renewables: How Is It Done?

Investing in green business is often a great way to save money and make money. Whether you take green initiatives for your company or work directly with renewable energy, you can actively help to improve the planet too. Unfortunately, the initial cost of anything to do with green energy can also be high. Although you …

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Dec 02

Did You Know You Really Could Save The Planet?

We bet you’ve heard of the idea that one person can make all the difference when changing the world of today. This concept seems to crop up a lot with regards to the environment and what we can do to stop global warming. But just how accurate is it? As it turns out, there’s quite …

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Nov 25

Want to be a Green Entrepreneur? Here Are Some Business Ideas!

Flickr   A lot of us are becoming more and more concerned with the environment. And there are many out there who don’t think that business interests couldn’t ever help the environment much. So what is a budding entrepreneur with eco-conscious supposed to do? Thankfully, the desire to be green and the desire to make …

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Nov 10

Why Getting an Energy Performance Certificate is a Must

One of the hardest jobs that a person can take on is as a business owner. Without a good bit of planning and forethought, being successful in the world of business can be very tough. Having a commercial building is a must due to the boost it can give to your image. Recent energy regulations …

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Oct 19

5 Ways Civil Engineers Are Going Green

With the threat of climate change and its consequences looming larger every day, professionals in every industry are looking to go green. Civil engineers are no exception. Civil Engineers are involved in the construction and design of new buildings that we all live and work in and therefore have a huge impact on all of …

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Oct 14

Two of the UK’s Greenest Cities

Historically cities have been associated with industrialism and the pollution they produce, which was once an accurate association. Today there seems to have been a dramatic transformation in a lot of UK cities green initiatives and efforts to rid this association. Many green initiatives and environmentally friendly solutions have developed over the years and I …

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