How to spring clean your way to energy efficiency.

Spring clean your way to energy efficiency.

With spring in the air, you might feel the urge to brush, scrub and dust away winter. While you’re in the swing of making your home spick and span, why not take a few extra steps to spring clean your way to energy efficiency?   Here’s what you can do. Dust off appliances. When dust …

Innovative road marking technologies improve road safety and traffic management.

Innovative road marking technologies include glow in the dark markers.

New and innovative road marking technologies are bringing road markings into the 21st century – improving the safety of our roads and the manageability of traffic flow.   These innovative technologies are either in the testing stage or set to be gradually rolled out over the next few years. Here is a brief overview of …

Three ways to teach your kids good energy saving skills.

Teach important energy saving skills to kids.

The average utility company customer, when complaining about a high bill, will attribute the staggering cost to the same culprits time and time again. Those culprits are their kids, who often cause their bills to skyrocket by failing to practice good energy-saving skills. If you want to reduce your bill and teach your kids useful …

Drainage problems: Who is responsible for private drains and sewers?

Who is responsible for private drains and sewers when drainage problems arise?

Many householders are generally aware of the fact that some of the drains and sewers under their property and the surrounding area are their responsibility to maintain whereas others belong to their municipality or water company. Just who is responsible for private drains and sewers when confronted with drainage problems?   What is often less …