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Autor: | Donnerstag, 6. September 2012 | Kommentare

The Eco Showcase is a sustainable-building roadshow – and it’s making a stop in Birmingham!

The show is intended for buyers and business owners and will take place on 20th September at the Villa Park Stadium.

If you are looking for green construction-inspiration and tools-of-the-trade, this is the show for you!

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Environmental,Seminars, Courses & Workshops

UK-GBC Courses

Autor: | Donnerstag, 2. August 2012 | Kommentare

From plumbers to electricians, joiners to builders – all tradespeople will be impacted by the upcoming Green Deal.

If you haven’t already, it’s time to start thinking about how to expand your skills to fit the changing building/renovation environment.

The UK Green Building Council (UK-GBC) is offering courses that provide an introduction to sustainability and green building.

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Environmental,Top Tips

Autor: | Donnerstag, 24. Mai 2012 | Kommentare

We all know that asbestos is bad news. Time and again, we hear stories of asbestos exposure. Thankfully, headway is being made, but there is still far to go.

The first step, as they say, is awareness. Learn the basics about asbestos here.

From offices and warehouses to apartments and houses, any building in the UK completed before the year 2000 could potentially contain asbestos.

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Environmental,Home Improvement Shows,Home Show,Seminars, Courses & Workshops

Ecobuild 2012

Autor: | Donnerstag, 23. Februar 2012 | Kommentare

Ecobuild 2012 will be taking place from 20th to 22nd March at theExCeL in London.

Show highlights include:

•    BREEAM Awards
•    UBM Open-House
•    UK-GBC ‘big tent’
•    And many more! 

Exhibitors this year include:

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The Green Deal

Autor: | Mittwoch, 12. Oktober 2011 | Kommentare

What is the Green Deal?
According to the DECC, the Green Deal is “a framework to enable private firms to offer consumers energy efficiency improvements to their homes, community spaces and businesses at no upfront cost, and to recoup payments through a charge in instalments on the energy bill.”

In other words, it is essentially a loan. The cost of the improvements is to be recovered through instalments on the energy bill (likely over several years). This is different from a personal loan in that you are not obligated to continue paying if you move house.

Where can I find out more?

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Announcements,Decorating,Environmental,Heating,Plumbing and Heating

Autor: | Dienstag, 13. September 2011 | Kommentare

The Energy Solutions Expo will be taking place 11th-12th October, at London Olympia! Who should attend? Architects, designers and builders alike – anyone who is (or wants to be) involved in green building and sustainable energy!

Exhibitors at this year’s show include:
BGB Management Ltd.
Climate Energy
Energy Saving Trust
And many more!

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Decorating,Environmental,Flooring and Carpeting,Garden,News,Top Tips

Autor: | Freitag, 9. September 2011 | Kommentare

The Grand Designs Live show is taking place 7th-9th October in Birmingham at the NEC!

Whether you’re an expert looking to learn new skills and techniques, or if you’re a beginner, looking for expert answers or inspiration – this is the show for you!

You can even book a 30- minute 1-on-1 consultation with an expert – free of charge!

This year’s show is more exciting than ever! Some of the highlights include:

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Electrical Services,Environmental,Heating,News,Plumbing and Heating

Autor: | Dienstag, 19. Juli 2011 | Kommentare

The Energy Solutions Expo will take place on 11-12 October  at the London Olympia!

It may yet be July, but registration fills up quickly! With 300+ exhibitors , it’s the UK’s premiere eco-event for tradesmen and women who are looking to improve their green-energy knowledge and skills.

Whether you’re a plumber, electrician, or just interested in the future of sustainable energy – this is the show for you!

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Greenbuild Expo 2011

Autor: | Freitag, 17. Juni 2011 | Kommentare

The 2011 Greenbuild Expo will be taking place at Manchester Central on 29th and 30th June, from 9am to 6pm.

The expo is a „sustainable refurbishment and building event“ , designed for industry professionals. From builders to installers, engineers to designers, the Greenbuild Expo is the place to be for tips, advice, products and green-building ideas.

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Autor: | Mittwoch, 8. Juni 2011 | Kommentare

The annual British Renewable Energy Awards will be taking place at 6pm at the Jumeirah Carlton Tower in Kensington on Thursday, 16th June 2011.

Organised by the Renewable Energy Association (REA) beginning in 2006, the awards aim to provide recognition to those businesses and individuals who have raised the bar on renewable energy concepts and practices in the UK.

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