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Sustainable measures 'save tenant £1,000 a year'

A property in Heywood has been transformed into an energy-efficient home in the hope it will inspire sustainable redevelopment. Groundwork Oldham & Rochdale and renewable energy specialists AlternEnergy worked together to install a variety of eco-friendly measures including heating insulation... More >


Green tourism award for museum

Initiatives such as heating insulation have helped Wandsworth Museum receive a Green Tourism award. The Wandsworth Guardian reports how the institution's approach to sustainability has been recognised by the Green Tourist Business Scheme. A series of eco-friendly renovations have been carried... More >


Under floor heating 'more efficient than radiators'

Installing under floor heating is a more energy-efficient way to warm a home, it has been claimed. In an interview with Get Hampshire, Restoration Man's George Clarke gave property owners advice on the best ways to make a home green. Compared with traditional radiators, under floor heating... More >


'Hire a professional' for heating improvements

Individuals considering renovating their property by installing under floor heating may want to ensure they hire an expert. Andrew Leech, director at the National Home Improvement Council, explained how certain DIY can detract from the value of a house rather than increase it. He warned heating or... More >


Poor insulation 'contributing to fuel poverty'

A committee is set to meet to discuss how to deal with homes in Northumberland that cannot be fitted with energy efficient measures such as cavity wall insulation The Journal Live reports how fuel poverty is one of the main concerns for researchers from Newcastle University and Alnwick Area Friends... More >