Tuesday, 11 June 2019
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by Oli Coe

Plant powered energy savings?

I recently came across a talk about the air ‘purifying’ effect of a number of household plants, and within the talk, the speaker mentioned that alongside improved productivity within offices, the addition of a number of these plants per person resulted in energy savings of around 15%.
Tuesday, 14 May 2019
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by Steve Leil

CCL horticulture sector saves over £3 million

A number of Horticultural businesses registered on the NFU Climate Change Levy (CCL) scheme have now completed their third Target Period reporting at the start of 2019. Data submissions have been presented to the Environment Agency and the results have been issued to all operators.
Tuesday, 07 May 2019
A herd of cows stood in a field in the English countryside.
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by Oli Coe

Net Zero… the UK’s contribution to stopping global warming

On the 02 May 2019, the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) released a report titled ‘Net Zero, The UK’s contribution to stopping global warming’, which outlines targets and recommendations for all sectors across the UK, Scottish and Welsh economies, aimed at achieving a reduction in net Greenhouse
Thursday, 25 April 2019
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by Jenny Beynon

All about mushrooms

Today we are representing GrowSave* at the Mushroom Conference and on hand to answer any energy-related questions. The conference aims to bring together the industry during a time of major change, uncertainty and opportunity.
Thursday, 18 April 2019
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by Jodie Hisgett

When is the best time to sign a fixed contract?

Simply put… there isn’t a steadfast rule to this and it isn’t always in the summer which is a common misconception.
Thursday, 11 April 2019
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by Jenni Elves

How energy aware are you?

During a recent poll of UK office employees, EON found that a whopping 60% of us are completely unaware of what energy saving practices are being undertaken in our own offices.
Tuesday, 26 March 2019
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by Steve Leil

Be sure to claim your increased CCL relief

Calling all members of the NFU CCL Scheme... On 01 April 2019, the Government is increasing Climate Change Levy (CCL) Rates and the level of discount you receive as part of the Climate Change Agreement (CCA) you hold under the NFU CCL Scheme. You must complete new PP10 and PP11 forms in order to
Thursday, 07 March 2019
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by Ed Hardy

Soft Fruit growers control your climate

GrowSave’s second workshop specifically for Soft Fruit was held on 27 February at New Forest Fruit. The focus of the day was Climate Control, which incorporated aspects of humidity and temperature control, as well as CO2 dosing.
Tuesday, 19 February 2019
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by Jenny Beynon

Next Generation Growing – Lessons Learned

Following a successful pilot study group project focused on Next Generation Growing (NGG), GrowSave led a workshop on 14 February 2019, hosted by Mill Nurseries, to share some of the lessons learned. The 25-strong audience comprised growers, crop consultants and industry representatives, all keen
Thursday, 31 January 2019
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by Ed Hardy

Controlling your humidity

If you routinely use ‘minimum pipe’ as a method of humidity control, you could be wasting a significant amount of money. Delegates at the recent two-day GrowSave workshop on Humidity Control learned how other strategies can be much more effective, not to mention cheaper.

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