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  1. How To Build An Off-Grid Lifestyle In The Centre of the City

    How To Build An Off-Grid Lifestyle In The Centre of the City

    Living off-grid saves 90% of energy and water usage compared to normal homes 75,000 people are now living off-grid in the UK Going off-grid could save up to £990.80 a year in utilities alone   The Benefits of an Off-Grid Lifestyle More people are choosing this lifestyle than ever before. In the UK alone, it is thought that 75,000 people...
  2. Work Temperature Wars

    Work Temperature Wars

    Almost half of people have experienced tensions at work because of temperature London is the temperature war capital of the UK A quarter of women have taken time off work because of the temperature Temperature wars are costing the economy £13 billion a year Aircon formulas are sexist   In the UK the minimum temperature for the workplace is 16°C...
  3. Five Deadly Construction Sites

    Five Deadly Construction Sites

    Modern technology has revolutionised many aspects of modern life, including the efficiency and safety of construction sites around the world. However, it took a long time to reach our current level of health and safety. Here we take a look at some of the most deadly construction sites throughout history.   The Panama Canal Perhaps one of the best known...
  4. Living Room To Live Room

    Living Room To Live Room

    Some of the best-known albums in the world have been recorded in the comfort of rockstar's homes. Acoustic insulation isn't just for keeping the noise of your next door neighbours television out, it can also keep your music in. Whether you're an aspiring musician or a music lover, read our infographic now to discover the magic behind the recording studios...
  5. Changes to Celotex GA4000 Products

    Changes to Celotex GA4000 Products

    Celotex have discontinued the GA4000 insulation board. Here we explain which product to choose instead and why these changes have come in to place.   Celotex Statement November 2017 In November last year, Celotex announced that there had been some compliance issues in relation to the lambda value of their 4000, 5000, Crown Bond and Crowd Fix ranges. The old values...
  6. The Scandinavian Secrets to Keeping Cosy

    The Scandinavian Secrets to Keeping Cosy

    Denmark has often been found the happiest country in Europe and even the world. The rest of Scandinavia enjoys a cosy lifestyle that helps them get through the long, dark winters too. Words like Hygge and Lagom are just part of a whole lifestyle focused on enjoying the little things in life, making the most of keeping warm and having...
  7. Boost Your Pension Pot By Insulating Your Home

    Boost Your Pension Pot By Insulating Your Home

    If you've ever wondered whether insulation will bring you enough of a saving to be worth the investment, then consider how much of an impact it could have on your pension savings. The average pension pot in the UK is shrinking and whether you're a first-time buyer or you're older and have only just realised you have a pension deficit...

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