Energy Saving

Environmentally friendly construction: What is it and why should we be paying it attention?

By Kate Haines,
Filed in Energy Saving, Renewable Energy

eco tips building, green tips construction

Within the next 20 years, it is estimated that as a planet, we will reach our peak capacity for oil consumption. As global production of all oil decreases, demand continues to increase, and this is no different when it comes to the construction industry. The construction sector and industries throughout the western world depend upon […]

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Surprising ways to save energy in the home

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

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We all know about the common ways to save energy in the home; turning off gadgets instead of putting them onto standby and purchasing more efficient appliances. However, Northern Powergrid, who can help with any electric connection around your property, have put together this guide highlighting some of the energy-saving techniques which you may never […]

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Creating An Eco Friendly Kitchen

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

electric heating, energy saving radiators

With more and more people considering the effect their lifestyles have on the environment, it may be time for you to think about how to make your own home more eco-friendly. Saving energy should be your prime focus as although renewable sources of energy are increasing their share of production we still rely on polluting […]

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How To Go Carbon Neutral At Home

By Kate Haines,
Filed in Energy Saving, green home

electric heating, energy saving radiators

Going carbon neutral is becoming increasing popular and there are many ways that homeowners can reduce their carbon footprint in the home. With a self-build, you have the unique opportunity to make every aspect of your property eco-friendly. But for those who don’t have that luxury, there are still a number of things that can […]

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The Couple Off On An Electric Adventure To Mongolia

By Kate Haines,
Filed in Energy Saving, green transport

electric car

Although electric car ownership is slowly increasing, sadly fuel engines still far outnumber these greener vehicles. Plug In Adventures are hoping to change that and challenge perceptions of electric transport by taking part in the Mongol Rally 2017 and race in a fully electric Nissan Leaf. Chris Ramsey, founder of Plug In Adventures, and his wife Julie will be attempting the […]

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Three of the Best Things About Solar Energy

By Kate Haines,
Filed in Energy Saving, green home

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With more and more people trying to live a greener and eco-friendlier lifestyle, it’s no surprise that solar energy has never been so popular. Solar energy is derived from the sun’s radiation, and can be converted into either energy or heat, making it the perfect energy source for powering your electrical devices and heating your […]

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