Environmental

  • Where Can You Dispose of Asbestos?

    If you're doing some work on your home and find some asbestos, then you may have decided to remove and dispose of it yourself. You're pretty confident you can work out how to manage the asbestos safely and package it up securely so it doesn't harm anyone else, but you aren't sure what to do with it when you've got it all out. What's the best way to dispose of asbestos?
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  • 2 Questions to Ask Before Installing Solar Power for Your Home

    If you're thinking about installing a solar power system in your home, the biggest questions to answer are how big it should be and how much it will cost you. While you can easily get these answers by looking at your current consumption bills with a qualified solar power dealer, there are many other considerations that will impact your final decision. This article discusses two of these considerations. 1. Should you install SAPS or mains?
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  • A Guide to Bore Water

    Bore water is a convenient solution for household and commercial water requirements. Bore water is extracted from a bore which is a narrow shaft drilled into the ground to access groundwater sources. Below are some questions people have about bore water. Is bore water safe to drink? Bore water can either be from deep or shallow bores. Deep bores have their aquifers protected by thick layers of rock or clay that act as natural filters.
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  • 7 Tips for Improving Your Indoor Air Quality

    Poor air quality in your home or office can make it hard to stay focused, and it can increase allergies, exacerbate breathing conditions or lead to other issues. Luckily, there are lots of big and little things you can do to improve your indoor air quality. Take a look at these tips. 1. Install a Commercial Air Filter You can hook a commercial air filter to your HVAC system, or you can put in freestanding air filtration systems.
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  • Safety First and Second: Why Fire Extinguisher Training Is Vital

    If you've purchased fire extinguishers to place around your business, you've taken an excellent first step to improving fire safety for your employees and your premises. However, that shouldn't be the end of it. Just having those fire extinguishers to hand isn't enough; your staff need to know how and when to use them, too. Otherwise, they may as well just be safety decorations. Here's why it's not as simple as just pointing and spraying.
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