The self-build sector continues to give rise to a multitude of expansive domestic dwellings and as fuel bills continue to rise, more and more home owners are taking the opportunity to install renewable heating technologies at the construction phase.
Kingfisher, the home improvement retailer whose businesses include B&Q and Castorama, has just published the second installment of its European Home Report, which shows that a major concern for householders across Europe and the UK is that of ever-rising energy costs. James Hunt reports:
With the volume of recycled lighting products set to increase significantly over the next two years, lighting manufacturers could find they are faced with unexpected costs that pose a real threat to their profitability, warns not-for-profit compliance scheme Lumicom.
A newly published study by market research company IHS estimates that the total global market for generator sets (gensets) was worth just under $16 billion (£9.65 billion) in 2013. This represented over a million units shipped globally, with 2014 growth providing a platform for a still stronger year in 2015. Other studies reflect this. By James...