Category: News

ECO Entitlement: Could You Be Eligible For A Free Boiler?

The Energy Company Obligation (ECO) is a government backed scheme, put in place in 2013 to help address fuel poverty issues within the UK. Through the scheme, those who are eligible could be entitled to a 100% grant for a brand-new boiler installation – with further options for partial funding for those who don’t meet…
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Heat Pump Servicing – Safeguard Your Installation!

Just like many home heating systems, renewable heating solutions like air and ground source heat pumps require regular service and maintenance checks to keep them up and running. This level of attention to your system will ensure you prolong its life and get the maximum benefit. It’s important to remember that most manufacturer’s warranties are…
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What Are Heat Pumps & How Can You Use Them?

During your investigation into renewable heating methods, you may have come across heat pumps and wondered what they are and how they work. In this article, we’re going to focus on air and ground source heat pumps, and explain how they work and what are the benefits. What’s The Difference Between Air And Ground Source?…
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Biomass Servicing – Safeguard Your Installation!

Biomass is a great alternative to fossil fuel heating and can provide a great return on investment through the government backed incentive scheme – the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI). The boilers – which create heat through the burning of wood pellets, chips and logs – are considered to be a carbon neutral renewable energy and…
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‘Homes as Power Stations’ Funding Granted

In a landmark funding agreement between UK and Welsh Government ministers, the Swansea Bay area of Wales has secured funding the install a range of low carbon technologies to new and existing homes. The scheme, which is worth £1.3billion and has been crafted to boost the local economy, will generate almost 10,000 new jobs in…
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Green Funding Guide: Making Renewable Projects Accessible

In 2016, 17% of the total CO² emissions in the UK belonged to the business sector. Investigations into how companies can reduce these emissions – along with the ever-increasing energy costs they’re usually coupled with – are now surging in popularity. Often, a method of reducing carbon heavy consumption is to look at green energy…
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‘Solar Valley’ – China’s Solar Powered City

In DeZhou, China, nestles a city which runs almost entirely from solar panels funded by one man – Huang Ming. Having been dubbed the ‘sun king’ and the ‘solar energy mad man’, no one can deny that what he’s achieved is a huge feat, and paves the way to further green energy possibilities. Ming first…
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Solar Thermal Servicing – Safeguard Your Installation!

Servicing our household appliances is something that comes second nature to most of us – we want to look after products which are often expensive, and ensure they’re working efficiently and safely. So why should that level of care extend only to your gas boiler or tumble dryer? Solar thermal hot water systems are a…
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EPC Regulation – April 2018 Changes

After what seemed to have been an eternity of uncertainty, the Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) regulations have officially been finalised by the Department for Energy and Climate Change (DECC). The changes, which are due to come into effect in April 2018, will mean that it will be unlawful to let or lease a residential or…
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