May 21
Get Living London celebrates first anniversary by winning a RESI Award

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The residential owner and management company behind East Village, Get Living London has been named the Property Newcomer of the Year at last night’s RESI awards. Established in May 2013, Get Living London launched with an aim to make renting in London a better experience and to meet the city’s growing demand for high quality […]

May 13
FAQs rainwater harvesting: installation advice for installers

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By Brian Pickworth, Technical Manager at Kingspan Klargester, and Chair of the UK Rainwater Harvesting Association. To find out more about rainwater harvesting, or to discuss any aspect of installation including BPEC training courses, email sustainablewater@kingspanenviro.com 1. How are rainwater harvesting systems installed? Installing a rainwater harvesting system is relatively simple, but it requires various […]

Safe and effective installation of rainwater harvesting systems

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After the wettest winter since records began resulting in extensive flooding across the country, there is little doubt that we need to find better ways of managing water resources. Climate change has dramatically altered our weather patterns, causing warmer, wetter winters and hotter, drier summers. This in turn has locked the country into drought/flood cycles, […]

May 06
Integrated Heating Systems

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Integrated heating systems are increasingly common, across both domestic homes and commercial premises. In this type of system, renewable heat (microgeneration) technologies integrate fully with traditional heating systems such as gas boilers etc. The two energy sources complement each other well and an integrated or bivalent system can offer significant financial and environmental benefits to […]