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In the years following the Second World War, the Manhattan Project in the US demonstrated the raw energy that could be created by nuclear fission or ‘splitting the atom'. The two bombs dropped on Japan to end the conflict also heralded the era of nuclear power.
Technology is changing how we run almost every aspect of our lives and exercise is no exception. Apps that let you book classes on a daily or monthly basis, or let you work out in the privacy of your own home are helping us get fit on our own terms, rather than those of the gyms, which traditionally locked us into expensive annual contracts.
All over the UK, businesses and local authorities are taking steps to become more energy-efficient. It's not just a case of reducing emissions and protecting the environment – it's also about lowering costs and making the most of our resources.
Whether they're aiming to reduce costs, meet legal targets or even create a greener image, a recent survey found that 68% of construction businesses agreed that energy saving was important for their firm. They also stated that they would be making energy targets a large part of their planning for 2015.