The Eco Experts Blog

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Tuesday, October 1, 2013 - 17:17
THE FIRST house in the UK to be powered solely by solar power has gone on sale in the Midlands. The super environmentally friendly house built in Leicestershire will not need any gas or electricity. The five bedroom house is set in two acres and will set its new owners back a...
Monday, September 30, 2013 - 16:01
ALONGSIDE THE electronics industry there is a growing shadow industry to deal with its refuse. 2.5 million tons of electronics were discarded in the US alone in 2010. This haul represents what Paul Watson, CEO of Green Technology Solutions (GTSO) calls, “An incredible windfall...
Wednesday, September 25, 2013 - 16:45
AT THE EcoExperts we like to do more than just talk about how to make the world a greener place, we like to get our hands grubby! And so last week, a team from The EcoExperts swapped a day of working in the Kentish Town office for a day battling the elements in a local primary...
Monday, September 23, 2013 - 16:36
THE ECOEXPERTS team is celebrating after its parent company MVF was declared the fastest growing tech company of 2013 in the Sunday Times Hiscox Tech Track 100. It managed to beat off stiff competition from the likes of Moshi Monsters (Mind Candy), Sky Scanner and Zoopla after...
Wednesday, September 18, 2013 - 17:32
MAKING energy saving improvements to your property could increase its value by 14 per cent on average - and up to 38 per cent in some parts of England - new research released today by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) reveals. A lush green garden Most housing...
Monday, September 16, 2013 - 10:50
GOING green improves productivity as well as helping the environment. Working in an environmentally friendly building has many positive outcomes according to various academic and charity sources. Cutting down on air-con and instead opening windows can increase productivity by 11...
Thursday, September 5, 2013 - 09:40
PLANS laid out by former Governor of California Arnold Schwarzenegger to turn part of the Californian desert into a renewable energy haven look set to go ahead. The idea was first banded about in 2008, but it has taken several years to finalise the details. The Desert Renewable...
Wednesday, September 4, 2013 - 15:48
A DAIRY farm in Sheffield has installed solar panels in a bid to cut its bills and carbon footprint. The panels generate free electricity that the Whitefield Farm can use for everyday farming. The local enterprise processes milk and cream which it bottles and delivers to the...
Monday, September 2, 2013 - 13:33
EVER WONDERED why the sunlight in Autumn has a golden quality? Autumn is this writer’s favourite season thanks to its wonderful golden light. As well as powering our homes with sunlight using PV panels we can energise and nourish ourselves using the sun, which behaves...
Monday, September 2, 2013 - 10:00
ALMOST £1m is to be spent on conserving our most threatened native species. Natural England, the government’s advisor on the natural environment, is hoping it can help stop the decline of many animals including mammals, birds, reptiles and insects. It will also focus on some...