Using renewable energy to power your office

We can learn a lot from some of the big corporations in the world, when it comes to being more eco-friendly. For instance a company such as Google is on a mission to power their entire company using only renewable energy. This is something we should all be striving for, not only to save ourselves a lot of money in the process but to also cut down on the amount of natural resources we use on a daily basis. Continue reading →

Top tips to minimise your energy bill

The Telegraph revealed that reports by industry regulator Ofgem indicated that “utility bills have risen on average £300 over the past three years. This is an increase of nearly 30% in three years, or 10% a year.” The article went on to say that “gas and electricity bills will rise £95 over the next 12 months for a standard tariff, dual fuel customer based on a current average annual bill of £1,420 per year.” With wages rising by a measly 1.4% per year, rising fuels bills only add to the disproportionate cost of living. With tips on how to reduce the escalating costs of energy hitting the headlines daily, The Guardian reported that it’s the climate change policies that will help to make energy more affordable. Energy and climate secretary Ed Davey was quoted saying, “energy-saving policies, better gas boilers, tighter building regulations, the coalition’s green deal loan scheme and smart meters could save householders around £166 a year by 2020.” Continue reading →

Transporting with efficiency: Freight transportation in the future

In recent years there has been a growing trend for the need of online shopping and trading. This growing need has resulted in a growth of the amount of freight transportation options that are available. More transport options are being used to ensure that orders and deliveries make it to their intended destination on time. As this trend continues to grow, forecasts predict a further increase in the transportation of goods over the coming years. But how is this increase ever possible? Increased traffic on the roads will lead to havoc, and the heightened number of air transport solutions will have a negative effect on the environment and society. Continue reading →

Raising The Energy-Efficient Roof With Concrete Tiles: Beyond The Traditional Curb Appeal

A roof is considered to be the most appealing structural component of a house. It is very difficult to ignore the curb appeal of the tile roof. However, the visual structure of the roof is commensurate with the entire outlook of the building. The roof is considered to be the most advanced way of enriching the outlook of a particular house. Thus, the contemporary Spanish and English way of historic roof building is massively in vogue these days. Continue reading →

Five Air Conditioning Problems That Are Costing You A Lot Of Money Every Day

Air conditioning units cost a lot of money to run on a daily basis. You want to be comfortable, but you don’t want to throw money down the drain, so it’s important that your unit is running efficiently. We’re going to look at some of the big problems people come up against, because if you know what to look out for you will know when something is wrong. This will mean you save a lot of money, plus you’ll stay comfortable at the same time. Continue reading →

High Power Bills In Economy 7 Can Be Traced To Faulty Storage Heaters

The electric storage heater is married to Economy 7 (E7). As with any marriage, things can go wrong. Here, then, are tips on what to look for if your heating bill goes up, and you suspect that the storage heater might be the cause. Continue reading →