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  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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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