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Aiding the environment with Bio-LNG Trucks

Flogas UK are using Bio-LNG powered trucks in a bid to help reduce carbon emissions. The business and domestic energy supplier have added two of these vehicles to their fleet, suggesting that they provide an 80 per cent reduction in carbon emissions compared to the conventional diesel engine alternative. The two vehicles are part of Flogas’ 2040 ambition to provide customers with 100 per cent renewable energy solutions. Flogas’ extensive fleet of vehicles already includes a range of dual fuel…

Property & Facilities Management

Does improving the home boost the construction sector?

As a nation, we love to redecorate — that’s according to research claiming that the average Brit redecorates their home about 36 times in their lifetime with each project typically taking 18 days to finish. Data from the Office for National Statistics has also predicted that those in the UK collectively spend almost £30 billion on home improvements annually. That works out at £43 million each week! Surely, these figures prove that traders in the construction industry must be making…

Technologies

Environment friendly construction

Sometime in the future, we will reach our oil consumption in the next 20 years. Though, the oil demand has risen as the global production of oil decreases. On top of this, the construction industry requires most of its energy sources from oil based fuels. Crude oil is relied heavily upon, in the western world and this is especially the case within the construction sector. The reasons for this is because oil is used within the processes that allow construction…

Architecture & Design

Ways architects achieve temperature regulation for buildings through design

Beautiful buildings are a sight to behold, but there’s no sense in having an exquisite build that doesn’t keep its occupants comfortable. The primary purpose of a building is, of course, to be used by people after all. Therefore, temperature control is one of the most crucial aspects of building design. A controlled inner climate can be achieved and supported in part by architectural decisions. But it’s not a one-design-fits-all scenario. In this article, we’re exploring the different methods deployed…

Business, Money, Legal & Jobs

Three Ways to Promote Your Business Effectively

Starting a business is not an easy thing to do, but continuously promoting it is another story. There are many businesses out there that are struggling to meet sales quotas every day so they can continue selling their products and keep their people employed. One of the traditional ways of promoting your business is by spreading the word effectively through the use of wide roller banners and other marketing tools. As a business owner, it is essential that you do…

Business, Money, Legal & Jobs

Monaco Investment Summit for Global Family Offices

Article by Marianne Burkhardt The 9th Global Family Office Investment Summit, hosted by the 600-year-old Ritossa Family Office, is to take place from the 18th to 20th June 2019 in Monaco. Investment summit attendee numbers are so high that the event has been moved to the Fairmont Monte Carlo Hotel to accommodate a record-breaking number of guests.   In this district of the tiny Principality where many Monaco property investments are made, billionaires, sheikhs, royal families and business leaders representing $4…

Property & Facilities Management

Why Construction Sites Are A Prime Target for Trespassers

Valuable equipment in the open and quiet periods out of hours tempt thieves It’s true that construction sites often house highly valuable equipment and materials often out in the open and in locations that can become very quiet and isolated after hours. This combination acts as a temptation to thieves along with general ‘negative influences’ such as arsonists and vandals. What are trespassers looking for? Vandals For those just intent on causing damage such as vandals and arsonists, a construction…

Business, Money, Legal & Jobs

Who Are the Participants in the Forex Market?

Successful trading in the foreign exchange market is knowledge of the psychology and motives of its participants to a large extent. To understand this, you need to find out who is involved in trading on the Forex market and what functions they perform. This knowledge will give you a basis on which you will be able to build an understanding of market processes that move the price chart and make money on trading. In the future, it will help to…

Planning & Developments

A beginner’s guide to self-building your own home

When it comes to finding your dream home, your property search may not meet your expectations. You might not be able to afford what you want, or the perfect home you have in your head may simply not exist. One option that gives you the chance to create a home that is ideal for you is building your own property. If you’re creative, you know what you want, and you’re willing to wait a little longer to put down roots,…

Planning & Developments

Car park demolition accelerates plans for vibrant seaside town development

The demolition of an outdated car park in Worthing, West Sussex has helped fast-track proposals for a major redevelopment of the area. The local authority, Worthing Borough Council, had leased the 1960s car park situated on the privately owned land, known as Teville Gate. The site, which links Worthing Station with the town centre, has been the subject of redevelopment plans for more than a decade. Permission to seek demolition was agreed by cabinet members to improve the appearance of…