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Trent & Dove Housing tenants to benefit from renewable heat

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The UK’s most ambitious retrofit upgrades programme featuring ground source heat pumps in social housing is set to halve the energy costs of over 130 residents following a landmark scheme delivered by Trent &Dove Housing and Cornish ground source heat pump manufacturer, Kensa Heat Pumps. 

Thanks to a pioneering system devised by Kensa Heat Pumps, the scheme will be the UK’s largest example of “micro district” ground source heat networks retrofitted into existing properties – all within a challenging three month schedule.

Last Updated on Thursday, 16 April 2015 11:11

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UKCG members signal support for PAS 402

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The UK Contractors Group (UKCG) has today issued a statement expressing member support for the wider adoption of PAS 402:2013 by waste management contractors.

The aim of the PAS is to support waste contractors in reporting high quality data on landfill diversion and materials recovery. Originally developed by Constructing Excellence in Wales in 2009, it has been taken-up by waste management contractors in Wales but UKCG members would now like to see it being adopted in England.

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South West half price energy scheme wins award-recognition

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altCornish manufacturer Kensa Heat Pumps and Westward Housing Group have won South West Regional Project of the Year for their innovative heating upgrade scheme in Holsworthy, Devon. 

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Intelligent Installation of Green Walls, Green Roofs & Irrigation

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altZac Ribak - Specialist Installer of Green Walls, Green Roofs and Intelligent Irrigation

Zac will show the Magic you need to deliver installations that customers can rely on to Survive and Thrive.

Last Updated on Thursday, 19 March 2015 15:18

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Barker and Stonehouse brings first living wall to Teesside

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altThe new flagship Barker and Stonehouse store on Teesside Retail Park is literally being brought to life, thanks to the creation of the first ‘living’ wall and roof on Teesside.

Thousands of colourful plants will soon transform a south-facing wall and the roof into a bright display and wildlife habitat in time for the store’s opening on March 28.

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