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Household superheroes

We all know how hard it can be trying to manage the household, from getting the kids to school, to preparing dinner, not to mention all of the washing and cleaning! And now there’s the pressure to make sure that everything we do is environmentally friendly which can lead to family disputes.

Crest Nicholson joins global Earth Hour

Crest Nicholson joins global Earth Hour

For the second year running Crest Nicholson will be joining more than 1 billion people worldwide in supporting WWF’s global Earth Hour initiative.

Save money and energy without changing your lifestyle

Save money and energy without changing your lifestyle

A brand new low cost technology has been launched which could give householders significant savings on their electricity bills and a reduction in carbon emissions, without any change to their lifestyle.

Linden Homes appoints Connells at eco development

Linden Homes appoints Connells at eco development

Linden Homes Western has appointed Connells as selling agent at its landmark development, Market Quarter, in Chippenham. The collection of 1 and 2 bedroom apartments and 3 and 4 bedroom homes has become one of the most sought after addresses in the area.

How green is your garden compost?

How green is your garden compost?

After one of the longest and coldest winters most of us can remember, the first shoots of spring are slowly starting to emerge.

Easy ways to go green around the house

Most of us understand the importance of being green, either because it’s bad for the environment or simply to save money. But with so many aspects of our life that can be improved by living greener, many of us don’t know where to start.

Government invests in green housing technology

Government invests in green housing technology

Eighty seven social housing projects across the UK are set to benefit from a share of £17 million of Government funding to test low carbon building technology. The Government announced the programme as part of its goal to meet its CO2 reduction target of 80% by 2050.

Sustainable living at Granville Place

Sustainable living at Granville Place

Granville Place in Child’s Hill near Golders Green, London NW2, is a new ‘one of a kind’ development, on the site of a former commercial laundry, which has achieved the rare accolade of a Code Level 4 in sustainable housing design.

The future of housing is green at Freshney

The future of housing is green at Freshney

There are many benefits to buying a new home – lower running costs, a blank canvas, great purchasing incentives and of course, increased energy efficiency.

Development work continues at carbon zero Hanham Hall

Development work continues at carbon zero Hanham Hall

Work on the country’s first large scale zero carbon development continues this week with the demolition of the 22 metre chimney at Hanham Hall.

Eco show home opens in Chippenham

Eco show home opens in Chippenham

Linden Homes’ development at Market Quarter in Chippenham offers homes that are not just more energy efficient; these homes have been rated ‘Eco-Excellent’ by independent assessors and have some impressively low projected fuel bills. Now, to coincide with the launch of the latest phase of the development, a brand new show home is available to view from Saturday 6th February.

Barratt performs at Hanham Hall in Bristol

Barratt performs at Hanham Hall in Bristol

Barratt’s zero carbon development in Bristol, Hanham Hall, has been quick off the mark to create a positive impact in the area.

Green innovations at Bluebell View

Green innovations at Bluebell View

Forward-thinking housebuilder Taylor Wimpey is putting the environment first with its innovative new Bluebell View development in the village of North Chailey, East Sussex.

Cut your carbon footprint at Base

With ‘carbon footprints’ now firmly embedded in the nation’s consciousness, those who choose to live in a town centre and walk to work and the shops, or take public transport, stand to lessen their impact on the planet.

It’s award season at Miller Homes

It’s award season at Miller Homes

Miller Homes, a leading independent UK housebuilder has scooped a series of housing industry awards in recent weeks.