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Clean Growth Plan: Every householder needs help to make their home warmer

• We subsidise nuclear so why not cuts in energy usage? • Scotland testing new innovative equity release schemes While Brexit dominates the political headlines, we shouldn’t forget other pressing issues on the Government’s to-do list. On the energy front, we are still waiting for publication of the...

Submitted by David Weatherall on Fri, 23/06/2017 - 14:08

23/06/2017

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Shivering in winter: 7 top tips to make your home warmer

• Four out of ten of us are avoiding switching on the heating during colder spells due to fears about energy bills • A third are reporting they can't make their home as warm as they'd like • Winter woollies are filling the comfort gaps where heating systems aren't delivering the goods Warming...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Tue, 20/12/2016 - 10:00

20/12/2016

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First-time buyers: why it pays to go green (Part 2)

Many of us take a first step on the housing ladder with a ‘fixer-upper’ – the sort of property that raises a few questions about how you will keep warm as winter sets in and might even have you wondering why you bought a house with so many charming original features. Heat loss is likely to be your...

Submitted by Richard Kay on Mon, 05/10/2015 - 09:16

05/10/2015

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