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How to Make Your Existing Building Energy Efficient

The truth is, newly constructed buildings are more energy efficient than older buildings. But there are things you can do to better manage your energy usage. You may need to hire an energy consultant who can recommend and implement solutions that will benefit your business. But in any case, we’ve listed...


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Selling Your Friends On Green Living

It’s one thing to choose green living for yourself and your family. You buy the right appliances, use the right energy sources, pick the right sustainable foods, and progress toward more environmental practices in general on a daily basis. The next step, though, is selling the idea of green...


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Key Reasons Why It Makes Sense to Choose a Condo

Condos are generally more affordable than single family houses. If you’re still undecided about whether to check out houses or condos in Montreal, here’s a list of reasons why you should pick the latter instead: You’ll pay a lower downpayment. In Montreal, you can own a 2-bedroom duplex for $440,000 but you...


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The Need For Contractors In The Environmental Sector

The effects of climate change are only appearing to increase. With news that the winter of 2016 was probably the hottest ever measured by meteorological records, there is a growing movement worldwide to try and combat climate change’s worst effects by looking increasingly towards sustainable sources of development. With...


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Sustain Today, Save Tomorrow

Many of us believe that making a positive impact on the environment can only be achieved if we all make small changes in our day-to-day lives. We all know the basic ways of decreasing our carbon footprint. Whether it’s remembering to take your electrical appliances off of stand-by, not...


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Eco-Friendly Future: 3 Tips For Building a “Green” Home

With recent emphasis placed on earth-friendly living, it is no surprise that many homeowners are looking for ways to “green up” their homes. While you can make interior changes like covering the windows and placing rugs on the floor, it may not be enough to dramatically improve your home’s...


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When Green Living and Nutrition Combine Forces

There are a few different things you might think of when people bring up the idea of ‘green living.’ One is that they are green in terms of energy consumption and environmental living, and the other is that they have a diet that involves environmentally and ecologically sustainable elements....


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3 Simple Ways to Go Green With Your Workout Life

When people think of going green, they don’t usually think that their workouts can be incorporated into that. You might not realize that you’re doing anything wrong. Surprisingly, there is a lot that can be done on the workout front to make less of an impact on the world....


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Helpful Tips That Can Save You Money on Your Energy Bills

Being the owner of a home can be a very rewarding and scary experience. Keeping a home running efficiently is the main concern for most homeowners. There are so many different things a homeowner will have to keep an eye on in order to keep things running smoothly. Keeping...


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Helpful Eco-Friendly Moving Tips

Dealing with a move is a very difficult job, as it is a process that calls for handling a lot of different chores over a short period so that you can transfer successfully from one address to the next. There will be planning the process, making sure that you...


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€57 Million Debt Facility Secured By NTR plc for Quixwood Moor Wind Project

NTR announces today that it has successfully secured a £44.9 million (c.€57 million) debt facility with Royal Bank of Scotland (“RBS”), for its 27MW Quixwood Moor wind farm, located in Scotland.  This is the second project debt financial close achieved by NTR this month, bringing debt facilities secured this...


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Arktos and His Girl Next Door: Update

The polar bear breeding programme at RZSS Highland Wildlife Park has taken another huge step forward as – after all the behaviours indicated female polar bear Victoria had come into estrus – Arktos and Victoria were successfully introduced. On Tuesday 15 March Arktos, the oldest of the Park’s two...


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10 More Ways To Go Green In Business

Having spent many years commuting to office buildings and spending the whole day in one giant cubicle farm, I jumped at the first chance I got to work from home when I got the opportunity. Besides the environmental benefits, you also get several tax benefits. Here’s what you need...


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Forget Extreme Incentives… What Does the Average UK Employee Really Want?

New research conducted by facilities and building maintenance specialists Direct365 has revealed what perks UK employees really want from their employers, with a further survey showing that 61% of people believe they don’t receive enough incentives. These findings correlate well with a study conducted by the Institute of Leadership...


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Primrose Solar & PS Renewables energise 49MW Eveley solar farm, Hampshire

Primrose Solar and Padero Solaer (trading as PS Renewables in the UK) have connected Eveley Solar Farm, near Stockbridge, Hampshire, to the grid. It is now generating electricity, with a capacity of 49MW, and will generate enough power to supply the equivalent of 15,000 typical homes and save around...