The most trustworthy tradesmen? Electricians!

Brits reckon the most trustworthy tradesmen are electricians, found a new poll. Sparkies topped the list in a study of 2,000 Brits’ views, closely followed by window cleaners and plumbers. Electricians were also voted to have the best manners and to be the most punctual and presentable looking of all tradesmen. There’s room for improvement for other […]

Liverpool opens ‘green’ training centre

Liverpool will be home to a new “green” training centre where budding electricians, plumbers and heating engineers will learn how to install sustainable technology. Students at the £250,000 facility opened this week by Liverpool Community College will be able to practise fitting solar panels, heat pumps and water recycling systems into a full size “indoor […]

Ditch consultants and hire electricians to spark energy cuts

Practical and low cost advice from electricians has helped cut energy consumption at the Environment Agency. Speaking at the Greening the Public Sector conference in London, Head of Internal Environment Management Julian Feasby said there were cost and energy-saving benefits to asking tradesmen for advice rather than hiring more expensive sustainability consultants. Mr Feasby said: […]