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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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Preventing electrical fires in the work place

Preventing electrical fires in the workplace is a big topic at the moment. It was recently found that despite the overall number of fires has decreased electrical fire numbers continue to rise. Technology has become ingrained in our everyday lives. Most workplaces are...

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