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Helping consumers make the bright choice on lighting

In a recent survey we revealed that the UK could save as much as £1.4 billion on electricity bills a year through households replacing all the remaining traditional incandescent and halogen bulbs in their homes with energy-saving light bulbs (CFLs and LED spots). This could save about £50 on energy...

Submitted by Ozge Ibrahim on Wed, 22/01/2014 - 08:45

22/01/2014

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NYC goes LED

New York, New York may well be wonderful, but it’s also set to become a more energy efficiency place too, after the city’s officials announced plans to replace all of its quarter of a million street lights with LEDs. The potential cost and carbon savings are being widely recognised by governments...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Wed, 13/11/2013 - 08:45

13/11/2013

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No time to waste

It’s no secret at all that companies are buying into waste-reduction. It’s a definite win-win: a contribution to reducing emissions, cutting landfill and it helps with those all-important margins too. Waste-to-power initiatives are on the up, and recycling’s been flying upwards for a long time in...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Wed, 10/04/2013 - 08:32

10/04/2013

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Lights out?

In a couple of months’ time, Paris will begin attempting to enforce a city-wide ban on non-residential properties keeping their lights on at night, with aim of saving enough to power three quarters of a million homes and a quarter of a million tonnes in greenhouse gases. The fuss over Paris making...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Mon, 08/04/2013 - 08:30

08/04/2013

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Power from the people

Sometimes, rather than wait for the central powers of government and big business to help you out, you’ve just got to crack on yourself. This certainly seems to be the philosophy of an increasing number of people looking to kick-start low-carbon technologies. Hey, you can even use a website called...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Fri, 01/03/2013 - 08:30

01/03/2013

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