Search Results for 'Energy conservation'

107 results found.

Cut your heating bills with thermal curtains

As the temperature begins to drop and heating bills begin to rise, it is good to know that Better Bedding offers thermal lined curtains, one of the most economical and easy to apply methods of home insulation.

Mayo County Council advises householders and businesses to prepare now for winter weather

While the weather last winter was not as severe as the weather at the end of 2010 and the beginning of 2011, Mayo County Council this week has taken the opportunity of advising the public to make preparations for winter weather over the next number of months. These preparations will help people to cope if the weather this winter is severe. In order to avoid personal hardship and damage to your home or business premises, Mayo County Council wishes to advise householders and businesses to make the following preparations:

Fiesta wins MPG Marathon with 108.78 mpg

The Ford Fiesta Econetic 1.6 TDCi has won the 2012 ALD Automotive MPG Marathon, clocking up 108.78mpg over a 370-mile route involving tough, real-world driving in challenging weather conditions.

NUI, Galway’s massive energy management system to be certified to international standards

NUI Galway has announced its Energy Management System (EnMS) will be certified to International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) 50001. The certification, which will be completed in September 2012, will cover the university campus in Galway, including more than 110,000sqm of facilities, including teaching, leisure and sports, conference, laboratory, and cutting-edge research facilities.

Householders can qualify to get their homes insulated for free

Recent changes to the Warmer Homes Scheme means more households should now qualify to have their homes insulated free of charge according to Sinn Féin Councillor Rose Conway-Walsh.

How do you squeeze more mpg from your car?

As everyone knows petrol and diesel have become wickedly expensive this year. Even though oil prices have come down a bit we are being hit by a falling Euro and we are still stuck with those massive, punitive taxes that have been piled onto the price by our own government in the last four years.

How do you squeeze more mpg from your car?

As everyone knows petrol and diesel have become wickedly expensive this year. Even though oil prices have come down a bit we are being hit by a falling Euro and we are still stuck with those massive, punitive taxes that have been piled onto the price by our own government in the last four years.

How do you squeeze more mpg from your car?

image preview

As everyone knows petrol and diesel have become wickedly expensive this year. Even though oil prices have come down a bit we are being hit by a falling Euro and we are still stuck with those massive, punitive taxes that have been piled onto the price by our own government in the last four years.

Appeal to older people to help build a green house

image preview

Who wants to help me to build a green house? Not a greenhouse for plants, a green house from 100 per cent natural and sustainable materials, for people to live in. I have the skills and the designs, but I need help to build the project. The task has become too great for this grandfather of four to do alone. I'm appealing especially to older people, although young enthusiasts are very welcome too. The project needs the knowledge and skills from life experience and also youthful vigour and enthusiasm. On the plus side young and old volunteers will learn skills such as thatching, stone building, cob building, coppicing, and hedge laying.

Galway builders up for award at Dublin ceremony tonight

image preview

Galway-based company, Passive House Builders, has been nominated for the prestigious ‘Green Residential Award’ at the National Green Awards 2012 being held tonight in Dublin.

 

Page generated in 0.0507 seconds.