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   Apr 02

Energy Saving Products that can Save Money

Saving energy isn’t just about helping the environment and cutting down on greenhouse emissions. While saving energy certainly has environmental benefits, it has a more direct benefit to householders: saving money. Energy costs seem to be spiralling out of control with electricity bills at an all time high, so anything you can do to save [...]

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   Mar 25

Winter is over but don’t forget your Eco Lighting

Spring is officially here, although for many people in the country you wouldn’t know it, especially as there has been snowfall over the last week or so. However, spring does mean that the days are now getting longer and the nights shorter. Despite this, we all still rely on our electric lights in the spring [...]

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   Mar 04

The Rise of the Wood Burner

Last year, 180,000 wood burning stoves were installed in British homes. With record high energy prices and growing concerns about the environment, more and more people are turning to natural methods such as wood burning to heat their homes. Unlike open fires, which lose a lot of heat up the chimney, wood burning stoves are [...]

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   Jan 29

Going Green on a Budget – Eco products under £20

One of the main arguments some people level at eco friendly products, is that they can be expensive, especially compared to alternative non-green products. And in some cases this can be true. An energy saving washing machine, for instance, may require more research and development, higher costs for materials and require more expensive components than [...]

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   Jan 02

What to Burn in your Logmaker

Logmakers are a great way to recycle waste and provide free home heating. Making your own logs out of household waste and other materials is easy to do too. Logmakers come will full instructions and it doesn’t take long to get the hang of compacting all the materials into burnable logs that can be thrown [...]

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   Nov 19

The Great Wind Farm Debate

Wind farms have been in the headlines a lot recently. While most people are aware of the need to turn to more eco friendly energy sources, wind farms receive fierce opposition whenever there are plans to build one in a community. So much so, politicians are debating the future of wind power in the UK, [...]

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   Nov 16

Logmaker at Christmas

Christmas is only a few weeks away, but it the time of year when Logmakers really come into their own. If you have an open fire or wood burning stove and haven’t got a Logmaker yet then you really should think about it. Christmas is a time when there is not only a need for [...]

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   Nov 02

Benefits of a Wood-burning Stove

While they may seem like a throwback to Victorian England, wood-burning stoves are making a comeback. The cost of heating a home using gas and electric has risen dramatically in recent years, so more and more people are looking for alternative methods. Wood-burning stoves are an incredibly effective way of providing home heating, but their [...]

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   Oct 03

Guest Post: Tips to Save Money on Fuel

With a lot of people now struggling financially, it has never been as important as now to save as much money as possible. One of the main expenses for a lot of households tends to be motoring; and in particular, it is related to the ongoing cost of fuel. Surely, this is something that can [...]

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   Sep 13

The Effects of Climate Change could be Worse than we Fear

The effects of climate change and global warming may be worse than anybody first imagine, a new study has found. Melting Arctic ice could be compounding the problems of rising CO2 levels, by increasing the amount of sunlight absorbed by the sea, which will rise temperatures even further. Arctic ice acts like a giant mirror, [...]

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