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A safe and sparkly Christmas

The festive season is well and truly upon us. While we’re still waiting for the snow to fall, Christmas lights are starting to take over streets across the country. The bright lights and decorations, inside and outside, are what many look forward to most throughout...

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Buckingham Palace to go solar?

It has been revealed by the Treasury that Buckingham Palace is to receive a ten-year £369 million refurbishment. The work is scheduled to begin in April 2017 and has been scheduled due to the need for urgent repairs. The large scale refurbishment is the biggest...

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Solar roofing tiles – the future of solar energy?

Tesla has unveiled a new design of solar panels that also act as roofing tiles. The innovative idea intends to be a more attractive proposition for those looking to add solar panels to their building. The solar roof panels are made of textured glass tiles with...

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Everything you need to know about heritage property electrics

Few heritage buildings were built with the need for electricity in mind. The complexities of providing modern services installation within a historic building, therefore, require sympathetic wiring solutions and attention to detail. With plenty of heritage and listed...

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International beverage company plans to cut emissions by half

The bottling arm of the Coca-Cola company, Coca-Cola HBC has pledged to halve the 2010 emissions rate by the end of the decade. In the latest sustainability update for 2020, Coca-Cola has committed to reducing direct energy consumption by 50 per cent. The company...

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Electrical fire destroys three local businesses

According to fire crews, a fire that destroyed three takeaways in Bulwell, Nottinghamshire was probably caused by an electrical fault following an investigation. Four fire engines were sent to a restaurant electrical fire that started in the Chinese takeaway and soon...

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Thousands of UK churches to be powered by renewable energy

More than 3,500 churches across Britain have switched their electricity from fossil fuels to renewable energy, or have signed up to do so. Churches renewable energy The total number includes the majority of the Salvation Army’s sites, about a third of Quaker meeting...

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Poor energy efficiency ratings found in London

As the capital of England, London is a location with world-class status, with high property values and with cash flowing from all directions into the property market.However, despite the large amounts of money spent on property, it has been found that over a third of...

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Building society receives Carbon Trust triple recertification

Nationwide Building Society is the first financial service provider to receive triple recertification to Carbon Trust Standards for their carbon, water and waste metrics. The Carbon Trust Standard is a certification that recognises organisations that make efforts to...

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