With energy companies continuously increasing their tariffs and governments putting more and more pressure on homeowners to reduce their energy consumption, there has never been a better time to make your home eco-friendlier. Making your home more energy efficient is an initial cost however you will feel the effects straight away with lower bills. As well as short-term savings, in the long term having a more energy efficient home will add significant value to your property when it comes to selling. Keep reading to find out our top 4 tips to make your home more energy efficient.
Solar panels are becoming more and more common. They are becoming a real option for people who want to generate their own environmentally friendly electricity. In this blog, we’ll look at what is needed to create a solar panel system. (more…)
Global climate change has already had some observable effects on the environment and the planet. Glaciers are shrinking, ice is breaking up earlier and trees are flowering sooner. (more…)
Climate change is a hot topic. It’s all over the news, yet people don’t really have an understanding of what it is. This blog looks to clarify exactly what is happening and the causes of Climate Change. (more…)
Climate change is happening on our planet. Though there are some people who dispute this, in the last 650,000 years. There have been seven cycles of glacial advance and retreat, with the last one being the ice age, that ended around 7000 years ago. This is regarded as the modern era in terms of climate. Most of these changes are thought to have been caused by very minor changes in Earth’s orbit, changing the amount of solar energy that reaches our planet. (more…)
The UN World Commission on Environment and Development defines sustainability as “sustainable development is development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.” What does this mean in practice? Currently, we have an economic system that values industrialisation and economic growth and this is propped up by consumer spending. This model is unsustainable. (more…)