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.
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Monday, September 16, 2013 - 10:50
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%.
Doing something as simple as adding plants to an office or...
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...
Wednesday, August 28, 2013 - 09:13
AN ELEPHANT’S paradise in Bristol is being powered through a mixture of green energy.
The Noah’s Ark enclosure in the West of England will be home to six African elephants in the next month or so.
Not only does it promise to be the largest and most friendly reserve in Europe,...
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 - 08:51
WORKPLACE sustainability has been a hot topic for years now, not least because it ends up saving the business money by not paying out so much for energy, but the topic needn’t be boring.
Hopefully by now most offices are encouraging staff to use as little energy as possible and...
Thursday, August 22, 2013 - 08:35
HOLLYWOOD superstar Mark Ruffalo has embraced his green side and installed a solar system.
Famed for his roles in The Avengers, Shutter Island and The Kids Are All Right, Gruffalo has followed other green celebrities in embracing solar.
The Incredible Hulk actor has also been...
Wednesday, August 21, 2013 - 09:12
THE LATEST figures from the Italian grid show renewable energy met 33% of the country’s electricity demand for July.
The green energy came from a mixture of hydroelectric power, geothermal, solar and wind power, though it was solar PV that produced the most.
Tuesday, August 20, 2013 - 13:49
THE WHITE House looks set to finally cut its carbon footprint and energy bills by installing solar panels.
The promise was made by Obama in 2010, two years after he came into administration, however, it has taken some time for the work to go ahead.
According to the 2010...