Energy Saving

Book Review: Save Pounds & The Planet by Jeanette Buckle

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

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‘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 common sense advice about saving energy, resources, rubbish and quite […]

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5 Simple Ways To Make Your Home More Environmentally Friendly

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

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The effects humankind is having on the environment have long been discussed and debated. However recently, it seems that conversations have shifted towards a more urgent and meaningful discourse. The planet is massively suffering from the impact of burning fossil fuels, deforestation, plastic pollution, and much, much more, all of which are caused by the […]

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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

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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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