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  • Could sun and glass solve our carbon free energy demand?

    Located in the Nevada desert which is just a few hundred miles north of Las Vegas lays a renewable energy plant containing the most advanced solar energy technology currently in existence. The plant named Crescent Dunes quite possibly resembles a scene from a sci-fi movie which are frequently situated in a remote desert setting. The plant is constructed from a whopping ten thousand silver glass glass panel with each one spanning 115 m2! These panels are not your ordinary Photovoltaic PV solar panels as you may have installed on your roof at home but are instead expansive versatile mirrors which follow the sun very much like a heliotropic plant. So how do mirrors generate energy you might ...
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  • Can smart switching reduce my energy bills?

    First of all what exactly is smart switching?

    We often hear the term ‘smart’ attached to new technology and sometimes used as an added touch of jargon, but what does ‘smart’ have to do with switching? Smart switching is a brand new service that operates directly through an app on your mobile phone or tablet, a handful of companies also accommodate an application for a desktop computer. The concept behind the service is that by allowing the app to monitor your properties energy consumption it can immediately pinpoint the most cost effective energy tariff on the market based on your consumption habits. The idea is that it will remove the challenging perceptio ...
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  • Top 4 bathroom essentials

    Looking for bathroom ideas and accessories that will give you that much needed facelift? There is nothing better than having a delightful bathroom with simple low cost fittings that will provide that added touch of luxury. Whether your looking to impress guests or just generally enjoy living in a beautiful attentive property then you benefit from incorporating out top 4 bathroom essentials below.

    Slippery tiles?

    Most of us will have tiles fitted in our bathrooms although the some properties embrace a classic wooden flooring. While the later has a significantly reduced chance of a slippery surface, there is the possibility that water could seeping through you ...
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  • What is the warm home discount and how do I get it?

    What a peculiar British summer we have had in 2016! From the unruly heat waves that spiked into the high 20’s and on some days stepping over 30 degrees Celsius. Whist also featuring contrasting outbreaks of sudden rain and even lightning lasting for days. I mean predicting the British weather has become so complex and unpredictable that keeping an eye out on the weather forecast soon becomes immensely tedious. More intriguingly the UK government has very recently opened applications for the Warm Home Discount Scheme. You may be thinking oh but winter is ages away, yet you know how quickly winter c ...
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  • Who invented electricity?

    Firstly electricity wan’t necessarily invented as it is a naturally occuring form of energy. By the same token there wasn’t just one pioneer of electricity either, since there were a handful of genius’ attempting to solve the complex puzzle at the same time.

    Unorthodoxly electricity was first discovered by the Greeks whom unintentionally observed that by rubbing fossilised tree resin with animal fur it unexpectedly made the resin attract the dried grass, this was indeed static electricity. A fascinating discovery during an archaeological dig in the 1930’s uncovered pots constructed with an inside copper lining. More interesting archeologists understand them to be ancient b ...
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  • How do I remove a radiator?

    It is the kind of task which can take just a few minutes to complete if your competent with what you are doing or £60 and quite possibly a day off work if you call in the pros. It might be that your currently decorating your home and can’t quite cover that last bit of wall surrounding your radiator. Or maybe your radiators are looking tired and are in dire need of a facelift, what ever the reason we have put together a straightforward guide to help you conquer the simple DIY task of removing a radiator.

    Equipment List:

    • Bucket, bowl or painting tray
    • Towel or cloth (you could use an old piece of clothing which is fit for the bin!) ...
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  • Why is Hinkley C encountering uncertainty

    The UK’s relationship with China, now the worlds second largest economy is thought to be at an ‘historic juncture’ owing to the Hinkley saga. The Prime Minister informed the French President last week the she required additional time prior to concluding her decision. There has been increasing controversy over questioning the involvement from Chinese companies involved in their 33.5% share of the deal. It has been highlighted that MI5 have been regularly participating in dialogue regarding Hinkley to whom have suggested concerns with China, voicing that China’s very own intelligent services “work agains UK interests both at home and abroad” While there has been sugge ...
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  • Do I need planning permission?

    Are you considering enhancing your property with a valuable extension? A common opening query many of us have is the classic ‘will I need planning permission?’ Below we have provided an extensive and easy to digest guide so that you can investigate whether you require planning permission for your project. If the property you plan to develop is a listed building then the process may become slightly more complex since their are provisions put in place to safeguard the original framework of the building.

    What is classified as an extension?

    When you typica ...
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  • What is the most economic electricity tariff?

    There are significant savings out there to be made simply through switching energy suppliers. We found the cheapest dual fuel deal fixed type tariff available to all homes in the UK at £726 annually. Whilst the majority of UK households are still using one of the Big Six standard energy tariffs, there are a flurry of independent energy suppliers offering much more competitive fixed priced energy tariffs. Which could mean typical savings of £355 annually, purely by switching.


    Are you taking advantage from the best suppliers and tariffs?

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  • No gas no problem: Why are electric radiators more economical?

    Perhaps you are thinking of picking up sticks and moving to a property which doesn’t have a traditional gas central heating system installed. Properties that don’t usually posses a gas central heating system include high rise apartments and more obvious remote countryside settings. 

    So why is it that some properties are fitted with a gas central heating system and others aren’t?

    In Britain It’s estimated that 2 in 10 homes don’t have access to a gas piped network. For the remaining 24 million homes and businesses in the UK, gas is used to ...
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