Lost City of London? Capital Sinking into the Sea

A new report has found that London is among a handful of cities identified as being under threat of ‘sinking’ as global warming results in a rise in sea levels. The study suggests that sea levels will increase several meters over the next 50 years. The report claims that some of the world’s coastal cities, […]

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Why you need a fresh EPC in London

Anyone who is selling a property in London has to have an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) for the property. This is a legal obligation. However, it’s not just having an EPC that is important. The EPC should also be up to date, in order for the information it contains to be as useful as possible. […]

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How to Calculate Energy Efficiency of Your Home

Has your home been feeing extra cold lately, no matter the number of brightly coloured throws and pillows you’ve been throwing around the room? Is your great wall of draught excluders no longer keeping the chill at bay? And do you stand in front of an open fridge to warm up during the winter months? […]

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Advice for getting an A on a commercial EPC

The new standards With the governments shifting targets on MEES and their 2050 target deal line of eliminating carbon emissions to almost zero, getting an A grade on EPC is going to become increasingly relevant. With the changing regulations around energy efficiency a lowering a commercial building’s carbon emissions is going to be a key […]

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Glasgow: The Green City

How energy efficiency is benefiting Glasgow. The city of Glasgow has been ranked as one of the greenest cities in the world for promoting sustainable growth in meetings and events, based on results by the Global Destination Sustainability Index (GDS-index). The index is a collaborative business initiative created to assist destinations drive the adoption, promotion […]

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Energy performance: why new builds are superior

How new builds have an advantage over new EPC regulations The government’s recent interest in creating a more energy efficient Britain – with the release of the Clean Growth Strategy and the new Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES) coming into force next year – is not just positive news for the Earth lovers among us. […]

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Energy Efficiency: from Glasgow/Scotland to Canada

The Energy Saving Trust has recently announced it will be providing support to Natural Resources Canada as the North American country works toward introducing new building energy labelling schemes. This is part of a wider collaboration between Canada and the UK following the announcement of a closer partnership between the two sovereign states, with one […]

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Many buildings in London have poor energy efficiency – will you be affected by new regulations?

In the wake of a damning report published last year, a number of new regulations have been created to ensure that London’s energy efficiency hastily improves. The 2016 report published by the Association for the Conservation of Energy revealed that over one-third (37%) of non-domestic buildings in London were rated E or lower on their […]

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Energy Advice: Energy efficient light bulbs

Starting to make your home more energy efficient can be as simple changing your light bulbs. Although they may seem innocuous, inefficient light bulbs can be a big sink hole of both energy and money. Halogen spot lights, for example, can cost up to £35 more per year than powering an energy saving bulb and […]

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