Energy Saving

6 Sustainable Building Trends For 2020 And Beyond

By Kate Haines,
Filed in Energy Saving, green home, home improvement, Renewable Energy

modular house

Construction is not an industry known for its sustainability but that is changing. While technologies and specific solutions grab the headlines, the industry itself is slowly adapting to a new appetite for sustainability. What exactly is changing and what sustainable building trends are we seeing this year? Construction, like every industry, is having to adapt […]

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Environmentally Friendly & Handcrafted Log Cabins & Log Homes

By Kate Haines,
Filed in Energy Saving, green home, sustainability

eco friendly log cabins

An unhealthy environment can be the cause of many ailments. We are exposed to pollution and toxic materials every day, particularly in the home. With the rise of eco-awareness and people seeing the benefits of natural materials, people are increasingly turning back to traditional building methods. The idea of living in a log home, modified […]

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Key legislation changes helping to reduce UK carbon emissions

By Kate Haines,
Filed in climate change, Energy Saving, green transport, sustainability

carbon emissions, pollution, carbon

As environmental issues continue to top the agenda for governments and the general public, nations the world over are taking serious action to protect the future of the planet. The UK, in particular, has taken some bold steps forward in recent years, and legislation continues to evolve to support emissions reduction in line with international […]

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Book Review: Save Pounds & The Planet by Jeanette Buckle

By Kate Haines,
Filed in Eco Tips, Energy Saving, Green Book Reviews, green home

green home eco tips

‘Save Pounds & The Planet’ by Jeanette Buckle is a user friendly guide for people who want live to live greener and save time and money. This isn’t a book about buying expensive, luxurious and superfluous eco items, it’s all about simple, straightforward swaps with practical advice about saving energy, resources, rubbish and quite often […]

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