Environmental

Give Your Business a Boost this Summer

Smart Irrigation for Hanging Baskets If your business lacks curb appeal, then summer floral hanging baskets are a simple way to make a bold statement and enhance your office workplace. A colourful, inviting and well maintained [...]

LARKFLEET DEVELOPING ‘GRID NEUTRAL’ HOUSING

Bourne-based property developer Larkfleet Homes (www.larkfleethomes.co.uk) is fitting out one of the new houses it is building at Bourne Heights in Lincolnshire with a series of technological innovations to make it a ‘grid neutral’ dwelling – [...]

J Tomlinson appoints new head of safety, health, environment and quality (SHEQ)

Construction services company J Tomlinson has appointed Richard Ball as the head of the company’s growing safety, health, environment and quality team. The move brings all the firm’s health, safety and compliance operations in-house for the [...]

Pig manure to be turned into energy thanks to Northampton firm

The manure of 50,000 pigs will be recycled into energy thanks to an £8m funding deal secured by a team of Northampton corporate finance specialists. The finance organised by Watersheds will enable Farm Renewables Ltd to [...]

ELEVATING HOUSE TO BEAT FLOOD RISK

The Larkfleet Group of Companies (www.larkfleetgroup.co.uk) has applied for planning permission to build an experimental house that could rise on jacks above flood waters. If tests are successful the house could provide a model that would [...]

24-Seven Cooling directors give the ‘green’ light to eco-friendly cars

Two of the directors at 24-Seven Cooling in Great Wyrley have swapped their diesel vehicles for hybrid cars that not only improve their carbon footprint, but can get them to and from the office for just [...]