Month: January 2011

Win a Green Holiday

WIN A GREEN HOLIDAY The highest scorer in the Green Apple Awards each year wins the top prize of a free holiday for two; staying at AquaCity, Poprad, Slovakia – voted the world’s greenest resort in the World Travel Awards.

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Aquacity – The Worlds Greenest Resort

  What makes AquaCity so unique is that it uses freely available natural energy to heat and power its hotels, waterpark, spa, restaurant, bars, fitness and conference centres, saving money by using green energy, at the same time as conserving

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Turning waste heat into energy

Once thought of as expensive and inefficient, in recent years heat pumps have come in from the cold and have taken their place as a viable source of green energy.  So much so that within the Government’s Green deal, Ground

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From slag to cement

When talking about resource extraction the words which spring to mind aren’t usually particularly eco-friendly.  Although extraction businesses across the globe are working to reverse this image, in the minds of many people resource extraction is synonymous with slag heaps

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Water and CO2 recovery on a national scale

“The general impression is that it rains quite a lot of the time in Ireland, but two out of three hourly observations will not report any measurable rainfall.”  So says the Irish Meteorological service online, met.ie.  The fact that the

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