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Looking on the bright side

Perhaps the most telling sign of the transition to low energy lighting across the world was the recent re-opening of the Thomas Edison Monument in New Jersey, US, (pictured in construction). It's no longer lit by his own incandescent bulbs, but LEDs. It’s easy to see how this could be seen as a...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Wed, 19/03/2014 - 08:45

19/03/2014

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Energy efficiency, high priority?

Should energy efficiency be the biggest infrastructure priority in the UK? That’s certainly the argument recently put forward by two different bodies. First to make the call was the UK Green Building Council , describing the need to further stimulate the energy efficiency market, calling it "as...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Mon, 10/03/2014 - 08:45

10/03/2014

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Investment slowly going green

While hopes for tackling bills and emissions at domestic level rest with Green Deal and ECO , those involved in the sustainability sector at large also have at least an eye on the progress of the Green Investment Bank (GIB), set up with the aim of tackling the big, infrastructure stuff. It’s good...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Wed, 08/05/2013 - 08:30

08/05/2013

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