Monthly Archives: December 2012

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3 Reasons you shouldn’t wait for the Green Deal

The Green Deal is a government scheme that effectively gives you a loan to fund a broad range of energy saving improvements for your home. It uses a clever mechanism where customers pay back the loan through the savings on … Continue reading

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8 Unexpected ways to make your Christmas greener

1)      Rent your tree No, we’re not making this up – you can actually rent a natural Christmas tree. It comes with a root system so that when you’re done with it it can go back into the ground for … Continue reading

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Customers will be able to pay back their Green Deal loans early

The Green Deal is a government loan scheme for energy saving home improvements which will be open for applications from the 28th January next year. For more information on the Green Deal, click here. Recently the Consumer Credit Act (Green … Continue reading

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Green Deal latest changes and updates

Updates to the Green Deal framework: MCS installers qualify as Green Deal installers

As part of the Green Deal’s soft launch in October the framework for the scheme was announced. Now updates to the framework have been released which will come into effect before the launch on the 28th January next year. MCS … Continue reading

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Industry Analysis Report: Domestic Solid Wall Insulation

Industry: Until recently, insulating solid walls has been expensive with a dubious payback. As a result, the insulation industry has traditionally focused on the low hanging fruits of loft and cavity wall insulation, which are typically cheaper, resulting in a … Continue reading

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Handling incoming leads effectively

The most precious asset that any business has is genuine income enquiries, which are now mainly generated online. They are not like normal business assets as they have a very short shelf life and need to be handled right away, … Continue reading

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Solar PV Feed-In Tariff will remain the same until May 2013

Ofgem have recently announced that all Solar PV FIT tariff rates will remain the same until the 1st May 2013 – the updated rate table can be found below. Solar PV can make the right home up to £600 a … Continue reading

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Energy saving funding – what’s available now: December

December welcomes the onset of the first frosts, and with it some changes to the funding available for energy saving home improvements like insulation and solar PV. So what should you be applying for and when? Read on…   What … Continue reading

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How will the Energy Bill affect consumers?

On the 29th November Energy Secretary Ed Davey delivered a statement to the House of Commons announcing the publication of the much-anticipated Energy Bill. The bill includes a lot of legislation reducing carbon emissions across the UK economy, but what … Continue reading

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