Energy efficient and being environmentally aware are topics that have never been more prevalent in the world today. In 2015 in Paris world leaders came together to finalise plans in the COP agreement. This agreement has been in the making for a number of years and will hopefully signify some movement towards a more positive attitude towards efforts to alleviate climate change. We have put together this infographic about how energy efficient certain countries are. It makes for interesting reading!
Australia is quite well known for its storms and while we are usually able to prepare ourselves, it is no harm in reassessing your emergency plans. Does all your family know how to react in the event of a storm and how to protect themselves and the home? We have put together this infographic below which sets out what you should do when a storm occurs so check it out!
There’s no denying that decluttering a home takes effort but the end result is worth it as you will get not only a sense of achievement but also extra space! You’ll also likely be able to find things a lot easier thus making life a lot less chaotic. The thing to remember with decluttering is that it’s not a once only project; it’s something that should be ongoing. You will, no matter what you say, continue to accumulate various objects and possessions as time goes by and so it’s important to incorporate some element of decluttering over time – or recognise it as an ongoing process.
This infographic that we recently created highlights why decluttering is a project worth doing; it also shows how best to tackle it with top tips and advice. Check it out below and good luck!
Climate change is such a topical issue at the moment, not least because of the extreme weather conditions that we are experiencing all across the world. We have seen widespread flooding, storms and other out of season issues like unusual temperatures for specific times of the year and climate change is to blame according to world experts.
As a result, governments of the world have had to sit up and take note and make provision and plans to tackle it. In recent years, we have seen attempts at this but continually they ran into problems, not least due to industry backlash. The recent agreement in Paris (COP21) is hoped to have heralded a new beginning in the fight against the issue with the main powers that be in terms of world leaders producing something workable for all.
We recently produced this infographic which highlights those cities which are deemed to be the most energy efficient. This has been measured across a number of metrics but we hope it makes interesting reading…check it out!
You might have heard about the Internet of Things and assumed it was all to do with I.T. companies and their processes. Well it does in a way but the Internet of Things (IoT) will also or has also made its way into your home and it couldn’t be more exciting!
This infographic that we recently produced aims to explain exactly what the Internet of Things really is and it also highlights some options that are already available or are due to be available for your home soon…very exciting, check it out below!
No one wants their house to be infiltrated by nasty burglars. Not alone is it invasive, it can be a terrifying experience aside from the possible financial loss and the possible structural damage received.
There are ways of protecting your home and measures that you can put in place to ensure you and your family don’t become victims of cowardly home invaders. One excellent way to put off intruders is of course by installing roller shutters but there are many other precautions that you can make in your efforts.
This infographic that we recently produced shows where the hotspots are around our country in terms of household crime. It also pinpoints some tips that can be gained from this information in order to better secure your home so check it out below.
The world today is in the midst of so many environmental changes. We are witness to increasing smog in our cities and we are being subjected to extreme weather conditions all across the world. Governments have had to sit up and take notice and reassess their policies in order to tackle the situation. Over the years we have seen them try to come to agreement in Copenhagen, in Kyoto and just recently in Paris 2015. The world’s main governments are sitting up and taking notice that the environment and climate change are issues that MUST be addressed for the benefit of the planet’s future.
Solar power is something that we can all use for the benefit of our home energy needs while also fulfilling our own individual responsibilities in terms of the environment. Solar energy allows us to harness the natural resource that is the sun in order to heat our homes and water.
We recently created this Timeline to highlight the history of solar energy…check it out!
Blinds are a functional part of the home. They can help to keep out sunlight which is especially handy if you are a light sleeper or work shift-work so often sleep during daylight. Blinds also serve to cool a home, giving shade from the direct sunlight. They also help to protect your furniture from the powerful light which can cause furniture colours to fade. Blinds, of course serve other functions like preventing flies and other insects from entering the home but of course also there is an aesthetic element to having blinds.
Blinds can come in many different guises; there are a huge amount of materials to choose from, not to mention colours. As a result, they can really make a feature in your home or help to emphasize a specific theme you have. This infographic that we recently created is a great guide on why you need blinds in your home, the advantages and also the many options you have when selecting them. Check it out below; hope you enjoy it!
We all have a responsibility to protect the environment and the time could never be more important as now as we are witness to so many natural weather disasters around the world. The world has and is being bombarded with extreme weather conditions so much so that governments have had to sit up and take notice and formulate new plans of action in order to tackle the issues. The onus is also on us as residents of this Earth in that we have a responsibility also to try to improve the situation. This can be done by a change in behavior and in attitude; even small changes can make a difference.
We have put together an infographic below which will help to get you involved in the situation in a positive way. The infographic outlines some apps that will help to reduce your energy costs which will help your own budgetary measures but it is also taking action for the environment. Check it out below!
Are you planning on taking on a home improvement project? Check out our infographic which outlines some useful apps that may guide you in your project!