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How to Boost the Energy Efficiency of Your C...

The fickleness of the British weather can leave us tearing our hair out in frustration. It seems Mother Nature is not content until she’s ruined innumerable barbecues with a sudden torrential downpour or left sun seekers shaking their fists in fury at a threatening...

The Environmental Impact of Freight Pallets

Pallets were first designed around 1930s to help forklift drivers lift more stuff in one go. Ever since that, the industry has gone absolutely huge. It’s so big that there are organisations in the EU that work on regulation and standardisation of pallets. We go...

Thankful Wallets Due to the Sun

If you are a large dog owner, you know how difficult it can be to contain your family friend. Using a hidden dog fence is one option that is often used for larger dogs, but what happens if there is a power failure and your fearless pooch is outdoors. Most times this...

Eco-friendly Options for your Bathroom

The easiest way to install a bathroom is to just buy a suite, call a plumber and get it installed. However, many people now choose to go for a more refined eco-friendly trend. It’s not always easy because the mainstream bathroom suites are made of ceramics and...

Consulting Engineers is Important for Sustai...

Today, the mainstream concept for architects is all about sustainable resources. Planning and building regulations require buildings to be more energy efficient in order to protect the environment. Natural Ventilation is just one of the ways where buildings are...

Easy Steps to Find Property in the UK You’ve...

Anyone who has ever been faced with property search knows it can be a daunting task. Having a house in the UK is a dream for many people. The British love and value their houses, that’s why if British people are searching for a property whether for rent or for sale,...

Why it’s Important to Recycle Your Old Mobil...

Whether you like to stay at the very cutting edge of technology or you change your phone less often than you move house, there will come a time when you’re ready to trade in one handset for another. If you’re looking to get some cash for your old handset,...

Average household energy consumption through...

In the last hundred years, the way we use energy within the home has changed considerably. One hundred years ago, people relied on coal fired power stations to produce the energy to heat their homes. The early 20th century saw spikes in total energy consumption during...
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Eco Homes

Although the concept of eco houses has been around for decades it's only the recent years that green home design methods are being actively explored and applied. Building eco houses is great fun and it makes sense both for the sake of environment and from the point of living-space quality. Living in a green home is much healthier and more comfortable. Regardless of whether you're a DIY enthusiast or actively researching issues related to eco houses, on this site you'll find valuable advice and inspiration for sustainable construction. We have a great guide on eco friendly materials and a convenient map of architectural salvage yards in Britain.

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