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Alternative Types Of Energy Sources
Alternative Types Of Energy Sources
This article looks at some of the alternative options for creating energy currently available....
Energy and Water Saving in Bathroom Renovations
Energy and Water Saving in Bathroom Renovations
We all know that energy saving is important but water is also a precious resource which we need to treat with respect so if you are planning renovations, check out our…...
Fracking: Truly Sustainable?
Fracking: Truly Sustainable?
Is fracking the answer to our energy problems? Or does it pose too many other threats to the environment and to building development? We've examined the issues…...
Generating Your Own Power: Government Schemes
Generating Your Own Power: Government Schemes
Feed-in-Tariff (FIT) rules in the UK spell good news for households generating their own solar or wind power. As well as saving on electricity from the national grid,…...
Guide to Green Energy and the Rules That Apply in the UK
Guide to Green Energy and the Rules That Apply in the UK
Planning to install a new green technology means finding out about the rules and regulations that apply. We look at changes in planning laws to encourage…...
Passive Solar Design
Passive Solar Design
This article explains the term passive solar design, and describes its importance in designing and constructing a sustainable building....
Solar Energy Systems
Solar Energy Systems
This article examines the two systems currently available to utilise energy from the sun, and sets out the options for householders....
Sustainable Lighting
Sustainable Lighting
This article describes the different types of sustainable lighting, compares energy efficient light bulbs, and emphasises the need to implement solutions for…...
The Problem With Fossil Fuels
The Problem With Fossil Fuels
This article summarizes what the main problems are with the use of fossil fuels - their depletion, how we must respond to this, and the environmental damage they cause....
What Are Photovoltaics?
What Are Photovoltaics?
This article looks at solar photovoltaic cells, and explains the range of ways they are used....
What is 'Bio-Energy'?
What is 'Bio-Energy'?
Examining the techniques used to create bio-energy from organic plant materials, and the uses to which this energy can be put....
Wind Generators
Wind Generators
This article explores how the technology works that captures energy from the wind, and some of the ways we can use this power....
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