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2018 holiday opening hours

After a busy year the Ecology office will be closed for the following days over the Christmas and New Year period: • Tuesday 25 December • Wednesday 26 December • Tuesday 1 ...

17 December 2018 Read more
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Building a greener society – heat wave blues

Behind this summer’s clear skies, climate pressures are mounting. As areas of the UK look set to return to above-average temperatures, Ecology non-executive director, Alison ...

2 August 2018 Read more
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Building a greener society – climate action

As leaders gather in Poland for the United Nations Climate Conference (COP24) Ecology non-executive director, Alison Vipond, discusses the challenge ahead and the urgent need for ...

5 December 2018 Read more
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Building a greener society – 12 years to save the world

The UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)’s ‘Special Report on 1.5C Global Warming’ makes sobering reading. The report highlights that we have just 12 years to ...

12 October 2018 Read more
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Building a greener society – happy birthday Global Goals

Against a backdrop of many twists and turns in the global world of politics, Ecology non-executive director, Alison Vipond, discusses recent developments on the sustainability and ...

2 October 2018 Read more
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Building a greener society – heat wave blues

Behind this summer’s clear skies, climate pressures are mounting. As areas of the UK look set to return to above-average temperatures, Ecology non-executive director, Alison ...

2 August 2018 Read more
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Earth Overshoot Day: how can we reduce the impact of our buildings?

As Earth Overshoot Day looms large, we consider five ways to improve the environmental performance of the UK’s homes and buildings.  Ongoing speculation about the trajectory ...

24 July 2018 Read more
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What’s democracy got to do with it?

We’ll be writing to Ecology’s members soon to invite them to vote at our AGM and Members’ Meet-up. Members will be voting online, completing a proxy voting form, ...

16 March 2018 Read more
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Top tips from borrowers who have done a unique property renovation

Ecology’s Marketing Manager, Kauser Dad, has been speaking with some of the Society’s borrowers about the challenges they have faced on their renovation projects – from ...

27 February 2018 Read more
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Retrofitting and renovating for the future

In a guest blog, Aneaka Kellay, from Carbon Co-op, discusses how their work is helping to shift Government policy on energy-efficient renovations and provides tips for homeowners ...

9 February 2018 Read more
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Building a greener society – rethinking plastic

Non-executive director Alison Vipond discusses the plastic crisis in her latest building a greener society blog. At our Board meeting this month, we focussed on the crisis of ...

30 January 2018 Read more
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Building a greener society – we all need to challenge inequality

Non-executive director Alison Vipond discusses increases in inequality in her latest building a greener society blog. At our Board meeting, earlier this month, we spent time ...

19 December 2017 Read more