Category Archives: Useful information

Useful-information

We’ve answered 5 popular Google searches

How do I find a good property manager? The starting point to finding yourself a property management company is ARMA (Association of Residential Managing Agents). You can search for a member here:   https://arma.org.uk/leaseholders/search-for-a-member ARMA audit their members (of which we are one) and have a new system called ARMA-Q (which again, we have passed). ARMA-Q […]

Follow the script

Well, at Revolution we are going to trial this exact statement. We are testing a piece of software that links into our customer system. The idea with this software is that when people call in with a specific issue, you select that issue on their account and it will then run you through a diagnostic […]

Electricity

Do you think your building is paying too much for electricity? If this is the case, there can be a number of reasons: Your contract is not on the best possible value. You’re paying 20% VAT when you should only be paying 5% VAT. You need to do an energy review and possibly change light […]

Broadband

There are so many options for broadband these days. When you live in an apartment you probably have more options of broadband supplier. You don’t have to simply be stuck with using broadband through the BT phone socket. This will normally be one of the slowest options. Below we’ve listed some options you could consider: […]

Save water

We are basking in this glorious weather and it has been lovely being able to sit out after work or at the weekend and enjoy the sun. It’s easy to forget everything that goes on visibly and that we take for granted. With the forecast predicting more sunshine, we need to turn our attention to our […]

Single-use plastic

We are addicted to single-use plastic but we all need to make an effort to stop using it. Now. Only a small percentage is recycled, and it takes hundreds of years to break down. Choose alternatives where you can: • Start using those bags for life – leave them in the car boot or at […]

Fact Sheet – Laptop

What does the product do? The humble Windows laptop. A lot of us probably own one now. How much carbon does it produce? Whilst reviewing this we did find an article stating that it would emit carbon if on fire and the user should stop using it! Interestingly, all the articles we found on this […]

Fact Sheet – Washing Machine

What does the product do? The humble washing machine can wash your clothes in many different ways in different loads sizes. Most washing machines now have a built-in tumble dryer using what’s called condenser technology. How much carbon does it produce? Based upon a 5kg load of washing: Washed at 40 degrees and dried on a […]

Greenhouse gas

As you may remember from last week’s article, we did an example of what carbon looks like or doesn’t – it is actually invisible yet occupies a vast amount of space. Heard of the greenhouse gas? It’s making our planet warmer – hooray! Not quite. This does have a lot of problems for the human […]

Carbon emissions

Everybody can do their bit to reduce carbon emissions by lifestyle changes such as driving less, buying less plastic, using less electricity, etc. As a property management company, we can also do our bit to achieve the same by making changes to the communal parts of the building.  As an example, take Islington Wharf which is a large […]