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02 March 2015

The plug-in route to energy saving

THE PLUG-IN ROUTE TO ENERGY SAVING Steve Dyson of Hager explains how plug-in meters can provide the answer to energy monitoring Bespoke meter enclosure board showing the plug-in cabling Economic news has recently been focused on the falling price of energy, but the fact that the financial cost of electricity may fall doesn’t remove Government[…]

  • 02 March 2015

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25 February 2015

Wood finishes manufacturer celebrates 25th anniversary

Osmo UK is celebrating 25 years of creating eco-friendly wood finishes Steve Grimwood, Osmo UK’s Managing Director, founded the company in 1990 when he began stocking wood finishes in his garage. Osmo UK began trading from a small warehouse in 1997; within 8 years, its warehouse space had trebled in size. Now, Osmo UK dispatches[…]

  • 25 February 2015

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25 February 2015

Energy efficiency schemes discussed by the GGF and Parliament

The GGF’s concerns regarding the Government’s energy efficiency schemes were raised in the House of Commons by MP Chloe Smith The company met with MPs to discuss the importance of glazing in domestic energy efficiency. It suggested that incentivising the Green Deal and Energy Company Obligation (ECO) would help the schemes progress. The Federation stressed[…]

  • 25 February 2015

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23 February 2015

Environmental Excellence award presented to Crown Paints

Crown Paints was awarded the Environmental Excellence title for its commitment to reducing is Greenhouse Gas Emissions The awards are organised by EEF to commemorate businesses in the sector. The ceremony was held at the A.J. Bell Stadium in Eccles at a congratulatory luncheon. Crown Paints was awarded the Environmental Excellence title for its Earthbalance[…]

  • 23 February 2015

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20 February 2015

Sustainability report reveals economic progress

Within its latest sustainability report, Knauf Insulation reveals how its recent ventures and products have helped the environment In the report, it is announced that Knauf Insulation has reduced its energy usage by 14%. The report also reveals that the company has cut its CO2 emissions by 12% and achieved zero waste to landfill for[…]

  • 20 February 2015

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20 February 2015

Can tidal power generate substantial green electricity?

An artists impression of the proposed tidal lagoon in Swansea Bay. Photo: Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay Plc From the artists impression of the lagoon we can certainly imagine the impact on tourism in the area, with the wonderful walks, bike ride and sailing regattas. But some question an energy-generating lagoon on this scale is truly[…]

  • 20 February 2015

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19 February 2015

Sustainability campaign supported by Mitsubishi Electric

The Wigan Warriors Community Foundation’s sustainability campaign has been launched to encourage the development of a green community The Wigan Warriors Community Foundation developed its ‘I’m a Green Warrior’ campaign with the aim of promoting the development of a greener community in Wigan. The Foundation wants schools, colleges, businesses and individuals to engage with its[…]

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11 February 2015

GGF engages with MPs to improve energy efficiency schemes

Ed Balls MP visited Anglian Home Improvements’ branch in West Yorkshire where he was met by Branch Manager, Mark Allen, and the GGF’s Deputy Chief Executive, Giles Wilson In the run up to the General Election, the GGF plans to engage with MPs who have GGF Members in their constituencies. With the Election scheduled to[…]

  • 11 February 2015

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