Tag Archives: Energy savings

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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Loft Insulation

How to get your loft insulated

Hot air rises, and if you don’t insulate your loft, all this heat will escape out into the night sky! Loft insulation is one of the best ways to ensure that your home stays warm and your heating bills stay … Continue reading

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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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Energy Performance Certificate (EPC)

The 10 most common Green Deal FAQs

In basic terms, the Green Deal is a loan that you can take out for fitting energy saving measures to your home, but the key thing is that the repayments are made through the savings on your energy bill. The … Continue reading

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The Hole in the Roof campaign

For the the Heating and Hot Water Industry Council, creators of the Hole in the Roof campaign, energy efficiency starts with understanding exactly what motivates you to save energy. Much of the energy saving information out there is confusingly jargon … Continue reading

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People get Energy Smart

People get Energy Smart

You know that winter is here when the big energy companies announce price rises, and this year is no different. Except that people are now getting Energy Smart! Despite our old and heat leaking houses, we are beginning to do … Continue reading

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Great green gadgets: 8 Innovations to stamp down your carbon footprint

1. Vapur Anti-Bottle £9.99, www.vapuronline.co.uk The Vapur Anti-Bottle is a reusable bottle with a difference. Made of tough BPA-free plastic, it stands up when full and rolls up when empty to fit neatly into your pocket or bag. It’s suitable … Continue reading

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Be Energy Smart – The Launch

Our website allows you to carry out a very quick, free “arm-chair” survey on your property to see how you can save money by installing renewable energy technology. Not only can you get ideas to make your home that little … Continue reading

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Be Energy Smart – The Start of a Renewable Revolution

If you have seen our website, which you probably have done, you will see that we call ourselves “the independent solution to finding out the best way to manage your energy”. That is exactly what we are trying to be; … Continue reading

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