UK ‘must insulate 25 million homes’ – BBC News


Huge numbers of draughty homes could stop it meeting emissions targets by 2050, a report says.
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Enjoy energy efficient homes in the heart of London | London Evening Standard


Imagine living in a property that is not only beautiful and stylish, but ultra-energy efficient and conveniently located in the heart of London too. It may sound like an impossible dream but that is the reality with the innovative Futurehome collection that has been built at Elephant and Castle. This exceptional project, which promises sustainable living without compromise, is part of the Elephant Park development built by Lendlease, a specialist in urban regeneration.
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Tips For Electricians To Help Them Stay Safe In Homes

It s a good idea for anyone involved with something as potentially dangerous as working with electricity o be prepared. It not only can save your life, it can save others who live in the home. Putting Safety First When doing any kind of wiring make sure that the electricity is off in that area. If you re not sure of how to do so then you may just want to shut it all off because you do not want this to end in you getting injured. There may still be some electricity in the wiring even though you turned it off, so you still need to take precautions. If you have any doubts about what you re doing then it s a good time to get someone to help that does know how to properly get the procedure out of the way. Following Directions Follow any wiring directions that you may have for varying appliances. Just one wrong wire in the wrong place can cause it to malfunction or even destroy the whole appliance. While it is tempting to take shortcuts, you don t want to be the one responsible for breaking
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Which Plumbing Issues Should Cause The Most Concern?

While in the past plumbing was an issue in most homes, today’s plumbing systems have developed to the point where people rarely experience burst pipes or kitchen sinks that won’t drain.  As long as water runs from the faucet and it drains where it should drain, everything’s okay. However, the truth is that your plumbing system can actually become a water-filled balloon that could burst if you don’t pay attention. To what, you may ask. Read on to find out! One of the biggest concerns in plumbing is preventing damage before they happen. While it’s true that the most common plumbing rarely happen today, even the best plumbing systems are not immune to the laws of wear and tear. And so it goes. Pay attention to unusual noises in the pipes they are symptomatic that something is wrong, or something is about to go wrong. If you have buried piping that is at risk of freezing up, rusting more rapidly because of soil moisture should be checked regularly. Also, if your outdoor area h
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