Build, Back, Better: What The Green Scheme Means For London

The London Green Fund was first introduced in October 2009 by the Mayor of London and the European Commissioner for Regional Policy. The scheme was developed in response to concerns over climate change and was introduced with the aim of reducing carbon emissions in the capital. The London Green Fund is a £120 million fund […]

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How Long Until London Reaches Net Zero?

You may be surprised to learn that London has the lowest carbon emissions per person for any region in the UK, thanks mainly to public transport and high population density. Furthermore, even though the rest of the UK aims to be carbon neutral by 2050, London is aiming to reach the same target sooner and […]

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London Business Energy Performance Tips

Energy efficiency isn’t just an issue for our homes. It’s also a vital factor that every business should consider if they’re serious about preserving natural resources, reducing energy bills and helping to ensure a better future for our children and grandchildren. Thanks to the age of innovation that we live in, there are numerous pain-free […]

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Living in London – Ensuring Your Home Is Energy Efficient

There is a going trend to make your property in London as energy efficient as possible, and with most housing in London being built before many regulations came into place, it can be quite hard. Most of this housing lacks essential energy-efficient and eco-friendly elements; inefficient heating and cooling systems, poor insulation, and non-energy-efficient appliances, […]

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London Landlords: Why You Need a New EPC

An Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) rating determines how energy efficient a house or building is, and certification often comes with a set of advisories on how a building owner or landlord may improve the EPC rating. Renting out a property with bad insulation, bad heating, etc. (i.e. a bad EPC rating) has been prohibited since […]

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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 cities, […]

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