Money-Saving Tips for Winter

Winter is a time where we all get to relax more than we should, eat more than we should and spend more than we should. When it comes to spending money though, we want to be sure that it goes on … Continue reading

Innovative Ways to Keep Your Home Warm this Winter

With the days getting shorter and the nights getting longer, more and more of us are reaching for that extra blanket or hot water bottle in a desperate attempt to cut back on our energy bills. More often than not … Continue reading

An Introduction to Agricultural Irrigation

For the unfamiliar, agricultural irrigation is the manual application of water to land for the purpose of growing and sustaining crops. What sounds like a simple process is actually bewilderingly complex at times. With climate and crops differing by region, … Continue reading

Bathroom Design by the Decade

Bathroom décor of the past fifty years has been riddled with developments both delightful and disastrous. From minimalism to shabby chic, it is fair to say that the trends that emerged divided opinion at the time, and continue to do so today. There were, … Continue reading

Making Your Office More Eco-Friendly

With the average person spending 90,000 hours in the office during their lifetime, it is safe to assume that a decent-sized chunk of the pollution we produce as a species comes during the working day. While it is admittedly easy … Continue reading

The Future of Solar Energy

In a world where climate change plays a more and more significant role in dictating global temperatures and weather, the impetus for combatting carbon emissions has never been stronger. That is why the search for alternative energy sources – like … Continue reading

Is infrared heating here to stay?

Infrared heating has struggled to find its market – that is, until late last year. Having been all but dismissed as a viable alternative to LPG (Liquid Petroleum Gas) infrared heating has since pivoted to great success. Infrared saunas are … Continue reading

From plastic bags to paving stones: innovative solutions to the waste crisis

Disposing of hundreds of millions of tonnes of waste is no walk in the park – literally. The era of dumping waste in landfill sites is over. With the global population set to rise from 7 billion to 11 billion … Continue reading

How the human race is defending itself against flooding

Although it might not feel like it, the UK is widely expected to suffer a drought in incoming months. And whilst it may seem like the worst time to start preparing for a flood, it is arguably the best. Floods … Continue reading

From the watermill to the dam: How water has fuelled industry

Despite being used for everything from washing to drinking, there is one use of water you might not be aware of – hydropower. The Ancient Greeks first invented the horizontal-wheeled watermill in 3rd century BC and humans have been harnessing … Continue reading