Hoogendoorn Partnership in the bag!

We are delighted to be official partners of Hoogendoorn, a worldwide innovator in horticultural automation. Using climate, water and energy management systems they help you achieve optimal, high-quality crop production, ensuring efficient use of water, nutrients and energy. Hoogendoorn creates sustainable and user-friendly automation solutions for every kind of horticultural business. Our partnership means we […]

New Partnership with Hoogendoorn

Who are Hoogendoorn? Hoogendoorn are a worldwide innovator in horticultural automation. Alongside their global partners, they provide a solution that will allow horticultural organizations to seamlessly coordinate their processes and systems. We are proud to be in partnership with Hoogendoorn. Hoogendoorn helps its clients to maximize profitability and minimize energy costs by its efficient use of […]

Apprenticeships

Why do we support apprenticeships? There is a definite shortage of labour in the workforce in the UK, and fewer Europeans are coming here to work as they can earn a decent wage at home. As a result, we are seeing a real skills gap in our industry. We have found that the best way […]

Smart buildings

Smart Buildings are big news right now as they help to reduce your business’s carbon footprint, maximise energy efficiency and improve productivity. We all want to do our bit for the environment and taking steps to turn your workplace into a smart building will go a long way to help this. Qudos are your one-stop-shop […]

EV Charging points on the Increase

According to an article in the Guardian in August, there has been a dramatic increase in the number of all-electric cars purchased in the UK, in fact it’s up by 70% which just goes to show how eco-friendly the car-buying public is. There are other perks to driving an electric car, including road tax exemption […]

The Arium, Leeds

We started this project at The Arium Leeds several weeks ago and started with installing the containment for cabling followed by installing the distribution boards. As we go along, we will install cables, connecting them up along the way. Arium is a nursery run by Leeds City Council which is open to the public. We […]

New Project – Horticulture LEDs

We were approached in the summer of 2017 to install a garden using Horticulture LEDs on the 27th floor of a new building in London. There have been other internal gardens, but this was different as it only had light coming in from the side, not from above. One of the issues was how to […]

Electric Cars – As Tested on Top Gear

The recent issue of Top Gear featured 3 home-made electric cars being put through a series of tests to see which would be victorious. The presenters, Paddy McGuinness, Freddie Flintoff and Chris Harris turned up with 3 very different cars – Paddy had a pimped out 2nd hand Nissan Leaf, Freddie had a hybrid half […]

Why we need vertical farms

As the population of the planet grows the amount of space we have available for farming is reducing; global warming is also causing abnormalities in crop production. Last year the UK suffered from a shortage of broccoli and lettuce due to abnormal weather in Spain. The overuse of the land we have means it can […]

Electricity at Work Regulations!

We have recently produced a document about employer responsibility in the workplace, and making sure you stay compliant with electrical installations. It is a legal obligation for employers to maintain all electrical installations in a safe condition as part of The Electricity at Work Regulations 1989. If you are unsure if you meet the regulations […]