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Causes of Air Pollution in London

There are places all around the world where air pollution and smog are a real problem, and many times it is because of environmental factors rather than because of the amounts of pollution being generated. That is why some cities such as Milwaukee, Wisconsin can pump out large amounts of pollution and are smog free, […]

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A Brief History of London

Known as one of the world’s primary cultural hubs, home to a seemingly infinite array of different individuals and communities speaking over 300 different languages, the bustling and chaotic capital of England sees a vast history stretching back almost 2000 years.   London was first founded in 47 AD by the Romans who landed in […]

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London Architecture: Top 10 Iconic Buildings

As you would expect from a major European city, walk anywhere around London and you see architecture to admire. Buildings old and new rise into the skyline creating a magical blend of the past with the present. Many of today’s buildings are about geometric shapes, metal and glass. They have also been designed with a […]

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What is the Energy For Londoners Programme?

The current energy market is causing a number of issues for people across the UK. Many households are now facing fuel poverty and cannot afford to heat their homes. Energy bills are too high, homes are poorly insulated, and properties with low energy efficiency ratings are polluting our air and contributing to the environmental crisis […]

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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 […]

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London Landlords Divided Over Buy-to-Let

There is currently concern amongst UK landlords regarding the buy to let market. The concern has been brought about by several issues including a change to tax regulations, increased burdens brought about by new Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES) and cooling house prices reducing profits. The challenges are especially tough in London. In the capital, […]

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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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Style and Sustainability: City of London Going Green

London stands out for its iconic style, its history and its heritage. Many of its landmark buildings are recognisable across the Globe, whilst humbler buildings surround the locals with trademark London style. Whilst London’s got the look, there’s a problem underneath. Back in 2016, 37% of non-domestic buildings in London were given the worst EPC […]

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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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