Month: November 2012

Taking the PV road

Photovoltaic cells, or PV, may be a comparatively new form of power generation but it has already attracted its fair share of myths.  One of these is that the further north you are within the UK, the less it is

Cleaning and greening waste water

We can’t get away from the fact that man, in common with other mammals, produces vast quantities of bodily waste.  Left lying around and untreated this waste will spread diseases such as diarrhoea and cholera, some of which can prove

Hair today, compost tomorrow

Every journey may start with a single step but one Scottish hairdresser has taken a giant leap forward in showing just how eco-friendly a hair salon can be.  With hair dryers blasting out warm air, endless cups of coffee on


FIAT QUBO 1.3 16V MULTIJET 95 TREKKING That Professor Rubik’s a clever fellow. I’m a fan of the snake, but his cube is one of the best selling toys of all time. Fiat never took his gem as the starting

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Adopting an energy efficient strategy

The Energy Efficient Deployment Office (EEDO), part of the Department of Energy and Climate Change, has issued an Energy Efficiency Strategy for the UK.  Designed to “maximise the benefits of existing policy and to realise the wider energy efficiency potential