Nov 26
Raise For Armstrong Point As It Opens For Business

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The UK’s first zero-energy cost business park has been praised by a Government Minister after being officially launched. Baroness Hanham, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Communities and Minister responsible for the European Regional Development Fund, opened the £2.7million development in Wigan, Greater Manchester, describing it as exciting and innovative. The Minister added: Armstrong Point […]

Nov 22
Kent businesses gear up for Green Deal

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A new scheme aimed at increasing the energy efficiency of homes in Kent could prove a great opportunity for the county’s businesses. The Green Deal is the Government’s scheme to encourage homeowners to improve the energy efficiency of their property. Under the scheme householders take out a loan with a provider who undertakes work such […]

UK Deputy Prime Minister’s Speech To National House-Building Council

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Extracts of the speech on housing Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg made on Thursday 22 November 2013: “Right now, the numbers are not looking good. We’re already building 100,000 fewer houses than we need each year. Over the next decade, each year, the UK’s going to grow by around 230,000 households. Last year we managed […]

Nov 20
TIPS: Top tenant tips for a warmer winter: ARLA’s advice for moving during the colder months

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Tenants looking to avoid feeling the chill in a newly rented property this winter can find a warmer place to live with a few simple questions, according to the Association of Residential Letting Agents (ARLA). Ian Potter, Managing Director, ARLA said, Utility bills are a key consideration for most tenants, especially during the colder winter […]

Nuaire wins award for its commitment to the green agenda

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Caerphilly-based Nuaire, a market leader in the manufacturing of energy efficient ventilation systems for homes and businesses, has won the Go-Green environmental award at the Institute of Welsh Affairs Business Awards. Hosted at Cardiff City Hall, Nuaire was recognised at an elaborate ceremony for its wide-ranging and on-going environmental strategy including its significant reductions in […]

Nov 16
TIPS: Take charge of your heating

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With hard-pressed families facing huge energy bills this winter, the national Heating Helpline urges households to take charge of their heating system by keeping it under control. With new research that shows that national incomes fell by 13% this year compared to the start of the recession four years ago, the last news that hard-pressed […]

Nov 02
BLOG: Turning Waste to Energy Could Reduce Landfill Dependency

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An innovative closed loop system will see neighbourhood rubbish burnt to produce heat and power for the community. The notion that waste can be turned into energy seems as fanciful as turning water into wine. But this is no modern day miracle: it’s a proven technology that has the potential to provide a significant amount […]