Monthly Archives: January 2013

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How to get a free Green Deal pre-assessment

This Monday (28th January) heralded the launch of the much-anticipated Green Deal, a new government scheme aimed at helping both homeowners and renters pay for energy saving home improvements at no upfront cost. More information on the Green Deal can … Continue reading

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How to get a Green Deal Assessment

The Green Deal is a government scheme that helps households to afford low carbon home improvements by providing secure loans, attached to your property rather than being in your name. You pay back the loan through the energy bill savings … Continue reading

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Compare Green Deal Providers

With the Green Deal launching today to fanfare and not a small amount of classic British cynicism, we thought we’d take a look at what Green Deal Providers are charging for a Green Deal assessment, and whether they’re ready to … Continue reading

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The Latest Technology for Testing Loft Insulation –Free while stocks last!

You don’t need expensive thermal imaging to check if your loft insulation is working well and if you might need a top up. The latest dump of snow is just as good. Take a look at your roof – if … Continue reading

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Which type of energy saving light bulb is the best value?

With the phasing out of incandescent bulbs over the last few years there are now a number of different low energy bulb options to choose from. But which is the best value? We investigate…   Infographics

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‘Conservatory tax’ scrapped – Update

In February this year the Government launched a consultation on proposals making it compulsory for anyone undertaking large renovation work on their home to also carry out ‘consequential measures’, appropriate energy efficiency measures similar in scale to the original work. … Continue reading

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Win a Roberts SolarDAB radio with Green Reviews!

Our friends Green Reviews have teamed up with Roberts to offer 3 lucky people the chance to win a SolarDAB radio. Green Reviews is the place to find the best eco products on the market today, reviewed side by side … Continue reading

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Is the Green Deal a good deal for me?

The Green Deal is a government scheme due to launch at the end of January, aimed at making energy efficient home improvements affordable for everyone. The basic premise is simple – the scheme provides loans for a wide range of … Continue reading

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Solid wall insulation set to become a ‘Permitted Development’

Earlier today Climate Change Minister Greg Barker confirmed that the planning permission rules for external solid wall insulation are set to change. Solid wall insulation will now be classified as a ‘permitted development’, which means that homeowners will no longer … Continue reading

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Why use low energy light bulbs? Low energy lighting explained

Low energy light bulbs have been around for a while, but many people have been put off because they’re more expensive than conventional incandescent bulbs. So, what makes low energy light bulbs more efficient and are they worth the investment? … Continue reading

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