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ECA meets Energy Minister as solar deadline approaches

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The Electrical Contractors’ Association (ECA) has urged Minister of State for Energy Andrea Leadsom MP to "rethink" proposed government cuts to solar PV subsidies, during a meeting on 21 October.

Last Updated on Thursday, 22 October 2015 10:17

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Urban Food and the Sustainable City

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Cities cover just 2% of the planet’s surface but consume 75% of its resources. Any movement towards sustainability will need to focus on the resource-use challenges linked to production and manufacturing, a major part of which will be the role of food and agriculture. Until recently, the benefits of agriculture were considered to be part of the rural development realm. But research suggests that in the future they will be part of city life.

During the past three years, the Countryside and Community Research Institute at the University of Gloucestershire has been part of a pan-European partnership researching into good practice in food production and consumption in urban areas as part of a major EU funded food project, Supurbfood, an acronym for ‘Sustainable Urban and Periurban food provisioning’.

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Newcomer Redsky Solar nominated for first award

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Redsky Solar has been nominated for a Solar Power Portal Award, recognising ‘best of British Solar expertise’ for the company’s first large-scale solar rooftop project.

Redsky was launched last year by leading building envelope contractor Longworth to capitalise on the group’s roofing expertise and offer solar installation by roofing experts.

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Construction made simple with the arrival of Deltalok!

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AHS Ltd is proud to have been granted sole UK wholesale rights to this fantastic product.

Deltalok is the simple, innovative engineering system that delivers a permanent, ecological solution for erosion control; retaining walls; slopes; highways; water applications; living walls; noise barriers and much more. 

Last Updated on Wednesday, 16 September 2015 14:35

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ALS support some of the cleanest drinking water in the world

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A recent report by the Drinking Water Inspectorate (DWI) has shown that England and Wales has some of the cleanest water in the world. Testing parameters for drinking waters are vast and include pathogens such as cryptosporidium, which has been highlighted recently in an outbreak, coliform bacteria, pH, HAA's, and many more that can be found here.

Last Updated on Thursday, 10 September 2015 08:03

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