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Is renewable heat right for your home?

• Low-carbon heating could be option for many • Understanding different technologies is key • Insulation and current heating affect possible savings Solar electricity taking off in the UK in recent years has highlighted an appetite for generating energy at home. With warm, comfortable homes and...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Tue, 10/10/2017 - 15:12



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Getting warmer – and 'greener' – in Scotland

Good news in Scotland, where new Scottish Government figures , compiled by Energy Saving Trust, show renewable heat on the up. 2015 marked the highest annual increase in renewable heat output since records began in 2008 – over 1,100GWh. Assistant Data Insight Manager Fiona Flynn, who compiled the...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Fri, 21/10/2016 - 14:16



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Scotland takes lead in renewable heat

When you live in an area without mains gas, options for heating your home are limited, especially when taking efficiency into account. Being able to heat your home and hot water without taking a large financial hit is a concern for many in rural areas or inaccessible places. With no access to mains...

Submitted by Energy Saving Trust on Thu, 27/11/2014 - 09:00



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Low-carbon heating - getting warmer, but not quite there

It may seem an obvious point to say that to better manage our energy use, technologies need to be both accessible and clearly explained. But it appears there is still some work to be done to make sure this is the case. Where heating is concerned, it seems there’s especially some room for...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Fri, 21/03/2014 - 08:45



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Social mobility for energy efficiency

We know from experience that social landlords across the UK are doing their bit to get involved in making strides towards more comfortable, cheaper to run and lower-carbon homes for their residents. Obviously it has to be right for the people living in the homes that work needs doing on, and as...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Mon, 13/05/2013 - 08:30



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Nations strive to thrive in renewables league

Is attractiveness in the eye of the beholder? Not according to Ernst & Young, at least in the field of renewable energy. The accountants have just released their latest ‘renewable energy attractiveness index’ which looks at some very defined characteristics of what offers promise for renewable...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Fri, 22/03/2013 - 08:30