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Renewable Energy Trends For Businesses In 2021

In recent years we have seen a huge increase in the use of renewable energy sources in all areas of the UK. From homeowners to businesses, people are becoming more conscious of their impact on the planet and how they can reduce waste and their carbon footprint. Whilst the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020 has meant…

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5 Energy Saving Tips For Restaurants

According to research, restaurants are one of the worst offenders when it comes to energy usage, with the average restaurant using around five to seven times more energy per square foot than any other commercial buildings. A lot of this is due to lighting and equipment that needs to be in use for long periods…

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Best Renewable Energy Sources For Your Business

Becoming a sustainable business is important now more than ever and one of the easiest ways to improve your carbon footprint is to look at your businesses energy efficiency. Choosing renewable energy sources and green energy for your company premises will not only reduce your environmental impact, but it can also save your business money…

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How To Plan A Sustainable New Build

When it comes to new home development, sustainability, energy efficiency and eco friendly housing is now one of the most important factors to home buyers. With homes being the cause of a large proportion of carbon emissions, the government is introducing even more schemes to ensure that new build homes are as environmentally friendly and…

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Best Renewable Energy Sources For Your Home

Renewable energy sources are becoming more accessible and affordable than ever before and because of this, homeowners increasingly decide to invest in this technology over other energy sources. Renewable energy not only helps reduce your carbon footprint and save the environment, it can also save you a lot of money on your energy bills. With…

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How To Make Commercial Buildings More Energy Efficient

With energy efficiency becoming a huge focus for the UK government, homeowners and businesses are increasingly looking for ways to not only save money on energy, but to help reduce their carbon footprint and energy wastage. Businesses of all sizes tend to use a lot of energy throughout the day, whether you work in an…

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How To Reduce Carbon Emissions In Your Home

With climate change becoming a more prominent issue that is being discussed around the world and the UK government putting in place measures to reduce carbon emissions, assessing your carbon footprint is extremely important. Homes are some of the worst offenders for producing harmful emissions that contribute to climate change, so doing your bit to…

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All You Need to Know About Green Mortgages

In July, the Government has announced plans to work with mortgage lenders to develop ‘green mortgages’ for those who are looking to purchase homes. Here, we go into detail about exactly what a green mortgage is, when you can expect to see them introduced and the benefits of having one over a typical mortgage, What…

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Government Schemes for Renewable Energy

With the Government trying to reach their energy efficiency targets, they are currently running a few schemes and grants to promote the use of renewable energy. Whilst installing different energy efficiency technologies may seem expensive in the short term, in the long term you can reap the benefits by receiving cash back for generating extra…

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How to Plan for More Environmentally Friendly Home Extensions

There are lots of things to consider when extending your home, such as planning permission, building regulations and SAP calculations, but one of the most important things you should prioritise is energy efficiency. Not only will creating an energy efficient extension save you money on household bills, it will also increase the value of your…