Mortgages & Property

What does a truly energy efficient home look like?

By Rachel Kruh of

It’s easy to be intimidated by buzzwords such as carbon-neutral or renewable energy and most homeowners today are exhausted by the thought of short-term cost and long-term time commitment to switch to energy efficient living standards

How to make the most of your garden, whatever the size

By Francoise Murat of Francoise Murat & Associates

With space at a premium we now demand our gardens to be able to fulfill a whole range of functions: we may want year-round outside entertaining space, a vegetable patch, space for the kids to play in, a compost heap, a rubbish bin area, space for trees and wildlife friendly planting, the list goes on