Energy saving

Five Sustainable Construction Trends Changing the Way We Build

sustainable construction

  We need homes and buildings for our comfort and safety but not if they contribute to harming the environment. Fortunately, the construction industry is aware of its obligations to become more sustainable and is embracing new technologies and building methods that can help. Each contributes to lowering the environmental cost of both building and…

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Encouraging Your Business To Be Greener!

three ways to make your business greener

  Going green is not only good for the environment but works well in your favour because research has shown both your customers and your staff are much happier supporting a green business. And with the recent lockdown, we can’t help but notice some of the amazing things that have been happening in the environment.…

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How to Maximise Your Earnings from Solar and Renewable Energy

solar panels on a house roof

  Climate change has precipitated some significant changes in different industries and everyday life, and many homeowners are installing alternative sources of energy to reduce their carbon footprint. With renewable energy such as solar energy, homeowners can even earn monetary compensation for any excess electricity their systems produce and export back to the grid. As…

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The Best Home Technology That Won’t Drain Resources

alternative technology for your home

  When you’re an eco warrior, it can be hard to reconcile your desire for modern technology with its effects on the environment. After all, the more technology you have in your home, the more electricity it uses. Plus you have replacement costs. With built in obsolescence, those replacements can come around too quickly! Here’s…

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Finding The Perfect Website Designer

how to find a web designer

If you feel you have something to write and want to set up your own website or blog, there are promises of being able to do it yourself, easily. But the truth isn’t quite the same! Sure you can set something basic up in a short time and be up and running, but when you…

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the eco friendly alternative to an immersion tank

mixergy-energy-efficient-immersion-tank

I have FINALLY found the solution to something that’s been bugging me a LONG time! At home, we do as many things as we can to be as green and environmentally friendly as possible. Water is heated with a wood burner during the winter. We use LED lightbulbs – some of which run on solar.…

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Deelat Solar Garden Landscape Light 100 lumen

Much of the world has experienced a warmer sunnier summer this year. Here in the UK we’ve seen more hours of sunshine that in many previous summers. Modern solar technology has stepped in to give us many ways to make use of all that beautiful energy even when the sun goes down at night.
We’ve been reviewing a pack of six luxurious garden solar lights by Deelat.com

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The growing importance of Wind Power in the UK

importance of wind turbine energy

For hundreds of years, we have made use of wind power. A common image that comes to mind is the classic Dutch windmill in Holland. Nowadays, wind power is becoming more important, widely used and with some modern updates. For example, there is now the ultra-modern windmill update- the wind turbine.

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How much do you have to invest to go green?

electric car charging

While my passion is combining frugality with sustainable living, it doesn’t mean I don’t have a wishlist of ‘one day’ investment that would flex the plastic somewhat! On the blog I talk about eating well on a budget, those tiny ‘no brainer’ things you can do to reduce your impact on the earth and little-known…

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