With a new report from the Environmental Audit Committee warning that the UK is unlikely to meet its net-zero emission target by 2050, and households accounting for 20% of carbon emissions, should we just wait for new technology or take positive action to reduce energy consumption? Here are 5 low or no cost strategies for reducing consumption, retaining heat, and heat source efficiency.
With all of us staying at home much more due to covid restrictions, it's important to know how to stay warm inside and how we can supplement our central heating with free measures to reduce energy consumption and save money.
Plumbing upgrades can change how you live in your home and offer many benefits. Ranging from having an outside hot water tap to a downstairs bathroom installed, these enhancements can change your life! Here are just a few examples.
Winter will soon be here and freezing temperatures can be a challenge for your plumbing and heating. Don't worry though as there are 5 simple jobs you can do to get your home winter-ready and help protect yourself against winter plumbing problems.
Given we spend a reasonable chunk of our monthly income on heating our homes, it makes sense that we should do as much as we can to prevent that heat from escaping. We look at various ways to retain the heat in your home, ranging from large home improvement projects to simply changing your behaviours.
The new Green Homes Grant will make big energy efficiency projects like double glazing and insulation more affordable but did you know that there are many things you could be doing right now to conserve energy that are free or relatively low cost?
OFTEC, the trade body that represents the oil heating industry, has created a guide to smarter heating to urge UK households to join a nationwide effort to reduce the amount of energy they use to heat their homes.