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When to Consider Air Tightness Testing for New Build Developments

If you’re a developer working on a construction of new build homes of any size, air tightness testing is an essential requirement to comply with Part L of Building Regulations. Air tightness testing or air permeability testing as it’s also known, determines how efficient the homes in your development project will be. Discover all you…

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Energy Saving Tips For When You’re Working From Home

Working from home has become the norm for a lot of people across the UK, due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Recent statistics show that in April 2020, 46.6% of people that were employed in the UK did at least some work at home. With the UK in another lockdown at the beginning of 2021, lots…

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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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Ultimate Guide to Sound Insulation Testing

Sound insulation testing is a key part of new build developments – whether it’s just two dwellings or a massive development of new homes, you’ll need to have a sound insulation test done. To help you understand the process of sound insulation testing, we have put together this helpful guide which details everything you need…

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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…