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Radiator Repair Tips – Things to Try Before You Call a Plumber

Radiators are a modern and effective way to heat your home, but how do they work? Hot water is circulated through your pipes and radiators, and thanks to specialized cast iron construction methods, heat is allowed to circulate effectively throughout your home. The method was invented in the mid...


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Choosing the Right Windows for your Home

If you are considering replacing your old windows, there is more to consider than just picking any window. You must also consider if the windows will compliment your home, including the style and design. It is best when you are looking for Toronto windows is to ensure you use...


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Is it Time to Call in a Professional Electrician?

Making electrical repairs are a normal part of owning a home. However, you need to be aware of the warning signs that you need to hire a maitre electricien Montreal for the job. After all, when you do this, it ensures the safety of your home and your family....


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Does UK Industry Need A Helping Hand?

Steel may be buckling from outside pressures, but UK manufacturing isn’t helpless. States intervene to help industry Governments around the world give their industries a helping hand with all kinds of energy incentives from lower taxes to renewable energy levies and import tariffs. But, as the crisis in the...


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The Joy of Tax 2016

In April 2012, we wrote an article called the joy of tax (you can read it below). To misquote The Life of Brian what have taxes ever given us? Apart from defence of the realm, policing, prisons, the fire service, our world-class health service, schools, universities, pensions, transport, energy and water infrastructure (most...


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Sustainable Innovation: 40 Sustainable Challenges

Vodafone and The Club for Excellence in Sustainability have presented the“Catalogue of Best Practices in Sustainable Innovation” at Vodafone Spain’s Headquarters. The Catalogue gathers 40 examples from public and private enterprises from Spain and Latin-America, from diverse industries, that “show how contributing to the solution of social and environmental...


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Connected Cars: Putting Green Businesses Into The Fast Lane

Every day more than a billion cars take to the roads, contributing to rising congestion and carbon emissions. However, innovations in connected car technology are fueling more positive attitudes towards eco-informed design practices across the transport sector, potentially revolutionizing the way we drive.  By Alexander Nicholson, MD & co-founder...


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Make a date with Earth Day and reduce your energy costs

It’s Earth Day on 22 April – what are you doing to reduce energy consumption and help the planet The organisers of Earth Day expect more than a billion people in 192 countries to focus on the environment on 22 April, with activities ranging from planting trees to cleaning up...


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Recycling Mistakes People and Businesses are Still Making in 2016

It’s 2016, and we’re supposed to be well past this point. Recycling has been in the local and national spotlight for decades, yet millions of Americans and businesses aren’t doing their part. In particular, they’re making mistakes that can only be chalked up to a lack of consumer education....


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3 Ways to Help Your Kids Understand the Importance of Being Green

In today’s world, there is an ever growing need for people who understand and are passionate about how the earth is being treated. Making choices to be more environmentally friendly and setting up “green” lifestyle practices is a great way to take care of the world around you. However,...


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Earth and Family Friendly: 3 Methods for Creating a “Green” Home

With recent emphasis placed on sustainability and earth-friendliness, it is no surprise many people are looking to make their lifestyles, and living situations, more green. Living green can be a significant process, one that you can become deeply involved in. While some choose to go green by reducing and...


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5 Ways Your Business Can Support the Green Movement

For as much emphasis as there is these days on green behaviors and the environmental movement so far as personal consumption goes, there are just as many ways to make an impact from a business level as well, perhaps even more so! If you’re a manager of a business,...


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Subtle Ways to Lessen Your Environmental Impact in the Home

Green living and sustainability is a topic that has gained a lot of heat and debate over the last decade or so. As technology increases, world population continues to grow, and resources get used with little thought as to if and when they’re going to run out. Until recently,...


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The Green Myth About Electric Cars

The statement that electric cars are not green may make great headline bait, however it is poor math.  The following is how the argument goes, over and over again. There are higher manufacturing emissions on electric cars than there are regular cars.  In addition, electricity is used by electric...


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FT/IFC Transformational Business Awards

The Financial Times and International Finance Corporation host the Transformational Business Awards again this year. The Awards will take place on 9th June in London. The entry deadline for the FT/IFC Transformational Business Awards is rapidly approaching.  Applicants have until Thursday 7 April 2016 to prepare and send their submissions. The...