Tag Archives: Energy saving

Be an Energy Smart Shopper

How to Get a Better Energy Deal

Getting a better deal on your home energy supply has never been easier. This is because Ofgem, the energy regulator, has made important changes which are designed to make it easier to shop around and get a better energy deal. … Continue reading

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Free Insulation

No more Warm Front scheme, Hello HHCRO scheme

The Warm Front scheme offered insulation and new boilers to households that find it difficult to heat their homes. It ended in March this year, but a new scheme has replaced it – the HHCRO Scheme. The HHCRO (or Home … Continue reading

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Sun

Feed-in-Tariff Changes for Solar PV

The Feed in Tariff for Solar PV changes from the 1st July, and not 1st August as previously proposed by the Government, which has put a few solar industry noses out of joint. There will be modest reductions for domestic … Continue reading

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Weekend energy savers

6 Easy things you can do this weekend to cut your energy bills

A bank holiday weekend is the perfect time to catch up on useful things you’ve been meaning to do. Here’s how you can use the time to shave money off your energy bills. – See if you qualify for the … Continue reading

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Insulation Roll?

Loft insulation is still on a roll

The frosty spring we’ve had has helped to hold peoples’ interest in insulation – or has it been the Green Deal that is getting people interested instead? In general, searches for insulation on the web (namely Google) tend to spike … Continue reading

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St George flag

Happy St. George’s Day!

As a nation, we can be really great and really lousy energy savers, mostly totally by accident. Here’s why… The Goodies 1. Back in your day you and all your siblings shared the same bathwater. 2. You take extreme pride … Continue reading

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Trends

2012’s Energy Trends – is our energy use getting better?

Today the government released its latest energy statistics and trends, and we felt that it was a good time to reflect on the past year. What was the good and the bad energy news in 2012? Good Energy Trends: While … Continue reading

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2020 Energy Predictions

Energy in 2020 – Some Predictions

DECC (the Department of the Environment and Climate Change) have just published their view of what policy will do to our energy bills. So what does the future have in store for us? Smart Meters – by 2020 we will … Continue reading

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Energy saving for tenants

How to save energy in a rented property

If you live in a rented property that’s anything like mine, it’s energy efficiency leaves a lot to be desired. Happily, the Energy Act 2011 means that from 2016 onwards if you ask your landlord for an efficiency improvement and … Continue reading

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Find out how Charlotte got on

How Charlotte’s getting on with our Great Green Climate Challenge

Right, as most of you will know, it’s Climate Week this week, and to celebrate we got together with fellow green companies Green Reviews and DIY Doctor to bring you the Great Green Climate Challenge via The Donation.  The idea … Continue reading

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