Monthly Archives: July 2013

Funding for insulation

New Grant scheme for Home Improvements: £20 million Green Deal Communities scheme

Last week the government announce a new scheme designed to target specific streets, selected by Local Authorities as ones that will benefit from Green Deal Improvements. The idea is that is it more effective to deliver energy saving measures, particularly … Continue reading

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The Renewable Heat Incentive has finally launched

After some delay DECC this week confirmed that it’s planned domestic ‘Pay-As-You-Generate’ renewable heat scheme The Renewable Heat Incentive is ready to launch. Under the scheme, participants will be paid a set amount per kWh of heat generated using their … Continue reading

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Energy Performance Certificate (EPC)

Use the Heat Wave to save on heating bills for years to come

You may think we’re mad for even thinking about heating with the weather we’ve been having, but now is absolutely the best time to get your heating properly working and fully up to date before the colder months creep in. … Continue reading

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The link between energy efficiency and higher property values

Much has been made by supporters of the Green Deal and the EPC (Energy Performance certificates) about the new study sponsored by the government into the effect of installing energy efficiency measures that increase a home’s EPC on the value … Continue reading

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Rural energy saving Be Energy Smart

DECC announces launch of the Rural Community Energy Fund – giving grants and loans to set up renewable energy in your community

Last week DECC announced that £15 million worth of funding will be made available to support English rural communities in creating their own renewable energy plants. Known as the Rural Community Energy Fund, or RCEF for short, the fund will … Continue reading

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