Sam Gibson from the Hexham office assesses the likely impact of mass home-working on our property preferences.
Were you thinking of selling or letting but have decided to postpone? Here are some tips for preparing your house for marketing so you are ready to launch later in the year.
Whilst many aspects of life have slowed in recent days, the income streams relating to renewables continue to provide return as the sun keeps shining, the wind keeps blowing and in Scotland – inevitably – the rain keeps falling. And so it’s business as usual here at Galbraith.
Rachel Russell reports on a recent improvement project.
Access constraints are reducing due to technological advances in the on-shore wind industry but, as Mike Reid ﬁnds, some problems remain.
Investment in broadband may eventually help the rural economy to connect. Gareth Taylor reports.
New technologies come into their own when surveying open ground for cable routes or to assess land damage. Grace Campbell reports.
Electric vehicles are already here but the move away from traditional fuels will soon gain pace and, as Nick Morgan reports, preparations are well in hand.
Concerns over climate change are aﬀecting land-use decisions and the trend looks set to accelerate. Gareth Taylor reports.
In late 2018, Galbraith was approached by east Lothian Council to provide it with initial specialist land valuation advice relating to its recent acquisition of the former Cockenzie power station and landholdings around the power station.
Post-subsidy, wind power is here to stay and, as Mike Reid reports, landowners and communities are embracing onshore development.
Car batteries can still hold up to 70% of their capacity when they’re no longer suitable for electric vehicles (eVs), making them perfect for storage.
Storage innovators are developing new systems to address the risk of renewable energy downtimes in a decarbonised electricity grid. Calum Innes reports.
The Feed-in Tariﬀ subsidy kick-started renewable energy take-up but its replacement has yet to set eco-friendly hearts racing, says John Pullen.
When considering energy infrastructure projects, such as a university biomass scheme, terms need to be agreed to mitigate any land damage. Mike Reid reports.
Carbon dioxide emissions from industry, transport and modern living are blamed for climate change. Now businesses in Scotland and elsewhere are devising ways to capture and store the greenhouse gas. Richard Haggart reports.
New sites and lease renewals have stalled since the introduction of new rules on phone masts. As Mike Reid reports, the solution lies in appropriate payment levels.
Experts are looking to sustainably produced hydrogen to power sea transport. Katherine Imlay reports.
Architect Kirsty Maguire explains the thinking behind the Pullens’ house.
When John Pullen and his wife Karen wanted a warm, eco-friendly family home, they consulted an active advocate of ‘passive’ technology. Why doesn’t everyone live like this?