Passwords

Passwords – we have so many! Over the past 18 months, I have found it harder and harder to keep track of all of my passwords and websites. In property management, we are obsessed with data protection and this keeps bringing new security processes, but this does make things seem

Web Security

Check your email address and password This week we experienced a really clever scam email which had in it an email address of ours and also a password linked to that email address. Luckily, we knew that the password hadn’t been used for years and wasn’t currently in use. Also,

Save water

Don't leave taps running

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

Single-use plastic

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

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

Holiday lettings happening in your building?

We thought the below might be of interest, the article is an update provided to us by ARMA AIRBNB LETTINGS A BREACH OF LEASE – BERMONDSEY EXCHANGE FREEHOLDERS LTD V NINOS KOUMETTO (AS TRUSTEE IN BANKRUPTCY OF KEVIN CONWAY) LEGAL UPDATES This case was initially heard in the County Court

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

Greenhouse gas

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

What is carbon?

There is so much talk every day about carbon but ask yourself, what is carbon? How big is it? What does it look like? I bet your answers are a little patchy like ours, so we thought we’d do a few articles on carbon. Carbon is everywhere and yet invisible.

Carbon emissions

LED lighting

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