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  • Key design principles to help build more energy efficient homes

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    The festive season now seems like a distant memory away and it’s business as usual for the construction industry. As well as being a key time for resolutions, January, by its very nature, is also one of the busiest times of the year for submitting planning applications. It’s when most of us working in the […]

  • Peter Kinsella, Director Base Energy

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    1. What was your first job? I was a steward at Liverpool FC during my teens. 2. How did you get into the building industry? While I was at university, I worked for a company called Soundtesting UK, an acoustic consultants and air leakage specialist. I really enjoyed it and decided to stay on and […]

  • Base collects clothing and supplies for local homeless centre

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    Last month, the Base Energy team were hard at work collecting warm clothes, blankets and toiletries to donate to the Whitechapel Centre.   The Whitechapel Centre was set up in 1975 to support the needs of homeless people in Liverpool and is just a fifteen-minute drive away from our Liverpool head office.   The project, […]

  • Planning application

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    The last few weeks of the year are always a time of reflection for people working in the construction industry. What learnings can we take from 2017 and where do we feel there is scope for opportunity over the next twelve months? For me, sustainability should be high up on the agenda. Climate change is […]

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    Base rounds off the year with new Sheffield office opening   Just in time for Christmas, we have opened our first regional office in Yorkshire.   The new “base” is situated in Sheffield and will be headed up by senior sustainability consultant, Allan Jones.   Allan, a former LABC employee, joined our team in February […]

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    The Base Elves have put together some handy tips to help you save energy in the home this Christmas!   1. Christmas lights- Why not switch to LED lights which use 90 percent less energy than ordinary bulbs.   2. Turn appliances off standby: Every little helps and research has shown that turning appliances off […]

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    10 questions with Carina Hassall, Sustainability Consultant     What was your first job? When I was 15, I worked in St John’s Precinct’s Food Court, in Liverpool City Centre. I served so many jacket potatoes- it’s put me off them for life!   How did you get into the building industry? I did a […]

  • Daylight Studies

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    With the clocks going back this Sunday (29th October) at 2am GMT, we can prepare ourselves for lots of bleak weather and dark mornings. But it’s not all bad news. At Base Energy, we thought we would share some bright advice on how you can maximise investment in your development, simply by carrying out a […]

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