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What Is An Environmental Management System?

Here’s an interesting article on Environmental Management Systems (EMS) by guest blogger Eric Monson. Increasing public awareness of environmental issues and responsibilities is fueling the need for the wider business community to demonstrate their green credentials and manage their business activities in an environmentally friendly and cost efficient manner, without adversely affecting profitability. Finding the […]

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Top 6 Water Saving Tips And Devices


Water is an extremely abundant resource. Over 70% of the surface of the planet is water. The problem is that most of it is sea water and therefore very difficult / expensive to extract and use for consumptive purposes. As the global population continues to grow and get wealthier, more and more people are becoming […]

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Automatic Power Shutdown

Walk into the average office after work hours and I’m confident you’ll find most computers and monitors left on, as well as many lights burning. The inefficiency associated with small IT left on is significant. Compounded over a year the cost from standby power loss can reach into the $1,000’s and add 10-15% to a […]

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10 Going Green Tips At Work

Going green at work can be a great way to save costs, motivate staff and demonstrate your environmental credentials to your clients and prospective clients. In this article I discuss the top 10 going green tips for the workplace. For a more detailed list have a look at our 25 go green ideas for the […]

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How Does The Dyson Fan Work?

Dyson Fans: Technology and Art meet I have been a huge fan of Dyson since first buying a Dyson vacuum cleaner 4 years. I was initially skeptical about buying a ‘premium price tag‘ vacuum cleaner. I mean let’s be honest – it’s a vacuum cleaner. An appliance that at best should be relegated to the back […]

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What Is Voltage Optimisation?

Voltage optimisation is an energy efficiency measure that reduces electricity use and power demand. Typically a voltage optimisation device is installed at the main electrical supply to a building – thereby allowing all equipment and lighting to benefit from the optimisation of voltage. The device optimises the actual supply voltage you receive (207V – 253V) […]

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Why Using A Credit Card Responsibly Can Help Your Business

Credit cards are very powerful pieces of plastic and in the wrong hands can be detrimental to your business. The idea of being able to pay for something with no cash on hand is something not everyone has, which makes credit cards both convenient and dangerous. Credit cards may have tremendous purchasing power but they […]

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How To Calculate Your Carbon Footprint?


In this article we discuss 5 simple steps to help you calculate your carbon footprint without using a consultant or losing your sense of humour. Following these steps will ensure that you get a consistent and reliable measure of your environmental impact. At the end of the article we have provided some useful links to […]

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Top 5 Ways To Save Energy In Your Business

I’m often get asked for quick win energy saving solutions. The truth is that there aren’t many quick wins and those that exist require some investment and effort to execute. Nonetheless, the payback on these actions usually outweighs the cost and resource time and therefore they make perfect business sense. In this article I describe […]

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