Saturday, April 29, 2017

Energy saving measures boost house prices – Part 2

Energy saving measures boost house prices

Making energy saving improvements to your property could increase its value by 14 per cent on average – and up to 38 per cent in some parts of England – new research released today by the Department of Energy and…

Energy saving measures boost house prices – Part 1

Making energy saving improvements to your property could increase its value by 14 per cent on average – and up to 38 per cent in some parts of England – new research released today by the Department of Energy and…

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By 2025 oil fired central heating systems will have all but disappeared

Around 1.5 million homes currently depend on heating oil in the UK. Most of these homes are in rural areas, off the gas grid.
Ground Source and Air Source Heat Pumps are the technology of choice for future heating…

By 2025 oil fired central heating systems will have all but disappeared, Heat Pumps will replace them

Around 1.5 million homes currently depend on heating oil in the UK. Most of these homes are in rural areas, off the gas grid.
Ground Source and Air Source Heat Pumps are the technology of choice for future heating…

30 Steps to Energy Efficiency – Step 4: Turn Down Your Thermostat

There are two situations which do not require you to be heating your home: when it is warm and when you are not at home. Since it is still a bit chilly outside, you may want to consider setting up a routine of turning down the set temperature on your …

30 Steps to Energy Efficiency – Step 3: Plug Your Electronics Into Power Strips

Some large electronics can use as much energy as a light bulb while in “stanby” mode, meaning you should unplug them when you leave the house or know you won’t use them for awhile. Having a large electronic setup plugged into a  power strip makes it m…

30 Steps to Energy Efficiency – Step 2: Switch to CFL or LED Lighting

CFLs use 75 percent less energy and last 10 times longer than an incandescent bulb. I know that when I purchased new lamps for my house, they had a whole shelf of incandescent bulbs right next to it, and I had to go search the store for CFLs, so I und…

30 Steps to Energy Efficiency – Step 1: Call Your Utility Company

Tonight when you get home from work or school, call your utility company and ask what incentives they have for you to get an energy audit for your home. Many utilities have been offering free energy audits for years, but very few people have actuall…

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