Install Solar Panels on Your Roof – How to Add Solar Panels to Your Home

When installing solar panels at home, homeowners usually get an estimate for the solar panel size they require to install and subsequently choose which kind of solar panel to purchase based largely on cost, effectiveness and lifespan. Installing solar energy at home is actually one of the hottest ways most homeowners are going green nowadays. […]

Economising on fuel – How easy is it?

If you already drive an eco-friendly vehicle, then good on you for taking the first step towards economising on fuel. More and more people are justifiably developing a passion for taking the right steps to easing the burden on our environment. However, if you find yourself wondering what factors contribute to the amount of fuel […]

Making Your Home More Energy Efficient

The concept of green homes has been widely embraced as a way to reduce detrimental effects on the environment and decrease a household’s utility bills. With just a few simple steps and little investment, you can make your home more energy efficient and build up a nest egg from energy savings. What’s even better is […]

LEED Certification & Standards: Making Our World Greener One Building at a Time

LEED certification, which stands for the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, began as an outgrowth of conversations held in 1993 that led to the establishment of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) [http://www.usgbc.org/about/history].

Ethical recycling in your home

It’s amazing to think that only a couple of decades ago we threw away our refuse without a second thought of the environmental consequences. But thanks to the pioneering work of many environmentally-aware agencies, governments around the world have finally been implementing some recycling schemes to help us get rid of our waste in a […]

6 Ways to Improve the Energy Efficiency of Your Company

Commercial building space takes up vast swathes of the capital and has done so for many years, yet many smaller businesses and SME’s are also appearing across the entire in country in places where environmentally friendly rules are taken extremely seriously.

How Changing Your Windows Can Help the Environment

Since 1970, energy used to heat Britain’s homes has increased by 20%. While the switch to central heating has brought great improvements in the carbon efficiency, and new buildings regulations has meant more homes now have full insulation and more energy efficient fixtures, this has not accounted for the new dependence on electrical appliances that […]

The Motorsport Innovations Leading the Way in Eco-Friendly Driving

There was a time when owning an eco-friendly vehicle meant that the owner had to compromise on speed, size and driving range. These ‘green’ vehicles were noticeably smaller, owing to their smaller, fuel-efficient engines. These days however, the trend is subtly changing with big car manufacturers such as BMW, Tesla and Prius rolling out hybrid […]

Six Power-Saving Tips You Haven’t Heard Before

Save energy and money by employing the following tips:   Constant Low Heating Instead of turning your heating off when the office is empty, even over weekends, it has been found that keeping the heat on all the time, but turned down low is better. In this way, instead of having to heat the office […]