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[2 Jan 2014 | No Comment | ]

A home that is powered only by the sun has been named as one of Britain’s greenest. The house, located in Great Glen, Leicestershire, was included on the list, which was put together by theguardian.com. Green features of the building include a sedum-covered roof, which features photovoltaic and thermal solar panels as well as triple-glazing. […]

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[17 Oct 2013 | No Comment | ]

Tata Steel is set to energise the UK solar energy market with the launch of its new Ground Mount Solar PV System, which is innovatively engineered to reduce installation costs. Designed to maximise available space and sunlight, the ground-mounted solar PV panel system manufactured by Tata Steel can be built on any terrain and withstand […]

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[5 Mar 2012 | No Comment | ]

A new Center Parcs village will be one of Britain’s best examples of an energy efficient and sustainable project, reports Greenwise Business. The £250 million village, which was given planning permission five years ago but couldn’t start due to financial issues claim Reuters, has finally been given the green light after securing finance. It’s hoped […]

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[20 Feb 2012 | No Comment | ]

A Premier Inn in Cornwall is leading the charge for eco-friendly hotel developments, greenbuildingpress.co.uk reports. The hotel, which comprises of 65 rooms and a 210-cover restaurant, is set to be in a constant state of development – meaning new technologies can be implemented once they become available. Amongst the array of cutting-edge facilities the hotel […]

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[22 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]

An eco-friendly housing project has been recognised at the Sustainable Housing Awards 2011. Northampton’s Brookside Meadows development has won the Sustainable Smaller Housing Project of the Year, recognised for achieving the top-rated Level Five in the Code for Sustainable Homes. Image source Level Five in the Code for Sustainable Homes The King’s Heath project comprises […]

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[22 Nov 2011 | No Comment | ]

An eco-friendly housing project has been recognised at the Sustainable Housing Awards 2011. Northampton’s Brookside Meadows development has won the Sustainable Smaller Housing Project of the Year, recognised for achieving the top-rated Level Five in the Code for Sustainable Homes. Image source Level Five in the Code for Sustainable Homes The King’s Heath project comprises […]

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[18 Oct 2011 | No Comment | ]

The government are set to deliver some “real hits” on energy prices as energy secretary Chris Huhne prepares to combat gas and electricity providers, reports Business Green. A joint article from Huhne and Prime Minister David Cameron, acting as a precursor to today’s energy summit in London, outlined their determination to see a fall in […]

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[15 Sep 2011 | No Comment | ]

Almost a third of solicitors and law firms in England and Wales are announcing new carbon emission targets in a bid to keep our environment healthy, reports Environmental Expert. The Law Society’s Legal Sector Alliance (LSA) group, which currently boasts 215 members, is taking steps to ensure that members will adhere to new carbon emission […]

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[1 Jul 2011 | No Comment | ]

Vodacom is to build one of Africa’s greenest buildings in order to discover alternative methods of reducing carbon emissions. The South African building, which is expected to be completed before the winter, will act as a base for staff to test new ways of powering their buildings using renewable energy. Any findings will be passed […]

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[7 Jun 2011 | No Comment | ]

Local councillors and social landlords in Liverpool are almost ready to begin work on their £50 billion retrofit scheme. The scheme will involve the installation of photovoltaic panels to lower the carbon emissions generated by over 100,000 homes in the area. Image source The panels will also allow social landlords to benefit from the Feed-In-Tariff […]