Tag Archive for 'heating homes'

Poorly insulated cold homes are a health hazard costing health service a fortune

April 8th, 2011 by Friends of the Earth

Caring for people made ill living in cold rented homes costs the UK’s National Health Service £145 million a year, reveals new research launched by Friends of the Earth on 7 April, as the green campaigning charity calls for a new law to protect tenants. The modelling, carried out by public health experts the Chartered […]

Greenbuild Expo 2011 takes place in Manchester from 29 to 30 June 2011

April 1st, 2011 by Greenbuild Expo

Greenbuild Expo 2011 takes place on 29 and 30 June 2011.  This is the third sustainable building and refurbishment event.  It takes place at Manchester Central. There will be over 100 free seminars and workshops over the two-day event, including a dedicated Ignition11 programme, covering topics including hotel and leisure refurbishment, renewable energy funding, Code […]