Energy Efficiency

Rooftop garden tips: UK green roof maintenance & ecological London homes

The trend for green or living roofs and rooftop gardens is continuing to grow in the UK and around the world, in a bid to reduce the temperature in cities and tackle the phenomenon of ‘urban heat islands’ – where an urban area is significantly warmer than surrounding areas because of the impact of human [...]

September 8th, 2017|

How your roof colour can affect your environmental footprint

Consider a ‘green’ roof for your home Nowadays, we are all looking for ways to boost our energy efficiency. For some of us, this is because we want to lower our energy costs and save some money; for others, it is more an environmental issue – we want to reduce greenhouse gas emissions [...]

June 17th, 2017|

Preventing heat loss through your roof

We all know that hot air rises. That’s why it’s so important for your roof to be properly protected against unnecessary heat loss. If warm air from your home is being lost through your roof, you will notice horrible draughts and cold spots, and you might even experience problems with damp. This will likely mean [...]

January 22nd, 2017|