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Energy-Efficient Homes: Help Pocket & Economy

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Energy-Efficient Homes Energy costs can be notoriously crippling during the winter, but it’s not just our individual households that are suffering. “Over the past few years most of us have learnt a few tips and tricks for making our homes more energy efficient and keeping our bills down such as LED light bulbs, insulation and draught excluders” says Marylebone estate ... Read More »

Retrofit existing homes to be more energy efficient

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Retrofit Existing Homes Energy efficiency is a hot topic right now and making sure new UK homes more energy efficient is something home builders up and down the country are working hard on getting right. But, improving the energy efficiency of existing housing stock, is another important issue for the UK and it appears that some Dutch ideas could help ... Read More »

Sustainable Building, Why Is It Important?

What can fashion learn from the construction industry?

Sustainable Building We all know that our planet is in a worse state than we’d like it to be, but how much can each of us do individually? Actually a lot! If we all did our share of work and helped Mother Earth just one bit every single day, the overall situation would be much different. Of course, things can’t ... Read More »

Sustainable Company, OWDT

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 Sustainable Company We are proud to announce that OWDT​ has officially been recognized as a Green Seal TM Green​ ​Office​ ​Partner​. We are confronted everyday with images of smog over cities, glaciers melting, dead zones in the Gulf of Mexico, overflowing landfills, garbage islands in the Pacific. As a country we all share some of the blame and yes there ... Read More »

Save Energy in Your Home

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Save Energy Energy conservation is becoming an increasingly important issue. Not only are the current methods of generating energy harmful to our planet, but they’re also becoming progressively more expensive with the gas and electricity prices being on a seemingly never-ending rise. Instead of turning a deaf ear every time someone mentions the words “global warming” or “saving the planet”, ... Read More »

Eco Friendly and Sustainable Green Building

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Eco Friendly and Sustainable Everywhere you turn today you can hear people discussing and considering “going green”. Due to the rate at which we are exploiting it, our planet is not sustainable and over the years we will slowly run out of natural resources that we need to survive. So, if you’re also one of the people concerned with this ... Read More »

Home Energy Savings Infographic

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Home Energy Savings Replace older incandescent light bulbs with LED or CFL bulbs that consume less energy. Make sure attics and basements are properly insulated. Change HVAC filters monthly. Install a programmable or smart thermostat. Wrap your water heater with an insulated blanket to prevent heat loss. Put timers and/or motion detectors on outdoor lighting fixtures. Replace older appliances with ... Read More »

Energy Efficient Homes: A Buyer’s Guide

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Energy Efficient Homes Environmentalism has become more than just a passing trend in the 21st century, rather it has become a way of life for many mindful individuals across the globe, and the movement is becoming increasingly popular with each passing year. Read More »

DIY Home Energy Audit Checklist

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DIY Home Energy Audit Even if you’re not concerned about your carbon footprint or any of the other eco-friendly buzzwords that have emerged in recent years, you’re probably interested in saving some money. If you are still unsure about whether to hire professionals or do it yourself then click here for more information to help you make a decision on ... Read More »