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  1. A Year-Round Guide to Essential Home Maintenance

    A Year-Round Guide to Essential Home Maintenance

      Any homeowner knows that keeping your house up to standard takes a fair amount of work. However, despite people’s best intentions, it’s easy to overlook some of the essential checks that you must carry out to ensure your property remains in great shape.   THE FACTS   According to information sourced from industry experts including the RIBA Journal and...
  2. An Aerial View of the Future - Drones in Construction

    An Aerial View of the Future - Drones in Construction

      There is an aerial revolution happening across the globe. Drones have emerged as a highly viable commercial tool with applications in numerous sectors, most notably, construction. This isn't surprising, as their benefits range from on-site safety to a level of project monitoring which wasn't previously possible. A market set to be worth billions over the coming years, there's no...
  3. The Shifting Trends of Global Energy Usage

    The Shifting Trends of Global Energy Usage

    The global demand for energy is growing exponentially year on year as countries develop and their populations increase. This requires new solutions to keep up with demand. These rapidly changing trends in energy usage are shaping the way we power our everyday lives. Despite this need for more energy resource, driven by growing economies in developing nations, the way we’re...
  4. The Legacy of Grand Designs

    The Legacy of Grand Designs

      The enduring popularity of Channel 4’s love letter to architecture, Grand Designs, demonstrates the UK's passion for beautiful buildings. The show has seen designer Kevin McCloud track the progress of hundreds of imaginative projects. Over 18 series and almost 200 episodes, the show has acted as escapism for those who dream of constructing their own perfect home.   GRAND...
  5. The UK Energy Postcode Lottery

    The UK Energy Postcode Lottery

    Energy Prices in the UK vary widely depending on where you find yourself living. This is due to a number of factors ranging from the supplier you have chosen to the demand for power in your area. While currently, the Big Six energy companies (e.g. Npower, EDF, British Gas) control the majority of the market, there is a notable shift...
  6. The Case for Conservation Friendly Construction

    The Case for Conservation Friendly Construction

    It's becoming increasingly clear that we need to adapt our construction methods to be more environmentally friendly. However, this isn't just a case of green energy and sustainable materials, plans must also account for the local ecosystem. The construction of both residential and commercial properties is encroaching further and further into our countryside. As a result, wildlife habitats are negatively...
  7. The Rise of Rooftop Energy Storage

    The Rise of Rooftop Energy Storage

    There is a growing demand for renewable energy sources as results of global warming become more evident year on year. While you would struggle to fit a wind farm or tidal hydroelectrical system on your property – rooftop solar energy is available, affordable and on the rise. The global community is taking steps to ramp up renewable energy programmes. Solar...

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