Highlight heat loss – Thermography

Highlight heat loss – Thermography

by Steph Marshall | on Dec 05, 2013 | 4 Comments

Unlike a bucket a building does not show visible signs of where energy is escaping, the best tool for detecting this heat loss is thermography.

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Why green walls and algae façades work

by Steph Marshall | on Aug 26, 2013 | No Comments

The need to cover urban areas with everything from graffiti to knitting shows no sign of abating however, recent research has shown that growing ‘green walls’ and algae façades is helping to reduce pollution as well as creating solar shading and renewable energy. The ability of plants to remove nitrogen dioxide and harmful pollutants makes […]

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Save money and enjoy the sunshine

by Steph Marshall | on May 22, 2013 | No Comments

The long hot summer months are almost upon us (in theory) and with the advent of more heat, comes the need for cooling devices to ensure occupants and machinery, are able to function to the best of their capabilities. Using air-conditioners or electric fans can often hike up energy costs however, there is a way […]

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Good News for Green Landlords!

by Steph Marshall | on Apr 19, 2013 | No Comments

A new study entitled: ‘Emerging Trends in the European Real Estate’, has just proclaimed that if you own and rent a property that has suitably sustainable credentials, prospective tenants will view your offer more favourably than a non-sustainable equivalent. The study, carried out by the Urban Land Institute and PriceWaterhouseCoopers, claims that landlords who are […]

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The Green Deal Update

by Steph Marshall | on Mar 18, 2013 | No Comments

The chance to increase your building’s energy-efficiency with no up-front cost to yourself, whilst helping to boost the UK economy – sounds too good to be true! This is what the Government’s hoping to achieve by implementing the Green Deal.  However, as well over half of the British public haven’t heard of the scheme and […]

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CRC Update

by Steph Marshall | on Mar 18, 2013 | No Comments

After concerns were raised by organisations participating in the Government’s CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme, it’s been announced that changes are to be implemented to simplify the rules and reduce complicated admin by up to 55%. This is great news for stakeholders and will no doubt encourage businesses and corporations to get involved in a cost-efficient […]

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