The first homeowners to take advantage of the Green Deal scheme after its proposed launch on 28th January 2013 will be able to apply for Cash Back payments under an initiative which the Government hopes will encourage homeowners to install Green Deal measures in their homes. Continue reading
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Thousands of homes in the UK are running inefficient gas boilers that only convert around 60% of the gas that they burn into usable heat. This is a poor figure compared with the 90% or more that is achieved by a modern A rated boiler. Continue reading
So SSE have announced an average price rise of 9% later this year – that is going to mean a big hike in costs for many consumers and justs perpetuates the recent trend for energy prices to keep rising. So what can we do, or stop doing to try and save energy at home? Continue reading
A warm summer day in August is probably not the most obvious time to be thinking about your central heating but that could be a mistake! One of the common domestic issues in October is turning on the heating for the first time that autumn only to discover that the boiler is not working! Continue reading
Finally! A one stop centre for home energy saving.
As household energy costs continue to rise one of the things most sought after by homeowners is good sound energy saving advice. There do seem to be a large number of things to think about: the age and fabric of the building, the efficiency of boiler systems, the pattern of usage, the use of gadgets, renewable energy and so on! Continue reading