Are you dreaming of a green Christmas?

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Christmas is a time of year when lots of us feel the pressure to consume more – whether that’s food, goods or even energy. It’s a habit that’s as bad for the environment as it is for our wallets, so we’ve got a few ideas on how to reduce your environmental impact this festive season. […]

Health impacts of a cold home

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There are numerous ways to tackle the health impacts of living in a cold home. A sluggish boiler will fail to adequately heat up your home. Poor insulation will send warmth and money straight out through your walls and roof, leaving your home feeling cold and drafty. You could save up to £135* per year […]

ECO Funding Scheme – Do you qualify?

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The ECO funding scheme is now underway and you could qualify for a free boiler, cavity wall and loft insulation on the scheme. The Energy Company Obligation (ECO) is a government energy efficiency scheme in the UK. Its aim is to help reduce carbon emissions and tackle fuel poverty. The current ECO scheme runs from […]

Is your heating system going to survive this winter?

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Winter is coming. Thanks to TV show Game of Thrones, it’s a line we’ve all heard, but now it’s about to happen for real. The days are growing shorter, temperatures are cooling, and the sky above is looking decidedly grey. This means one thing: it’s almost time to turn on the heating. According to research […]

Don’t wait until the last minute to have an EPC carried out

As you may be aware, you are obligated to have an energy performance check (or ‘EPC’) carried out if you intend to sell or rent a property. But could you benefit from having an EPC carried out early? There are advantages to having an EPC carried out on a property several weeks or months before […]

What is a hybrid boiler?

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How would you like to keep a little more money in your back pocket and be good to the environment at the same time? If that’s pricked your ears, you might just be interested in investing in a hybrid boiler system for your home. Hybrid systems feature state-of-the-art technology that combines a super-efficient gas boiler […]

Loft Insulation top ups free for most home owners

LOFT INSULATION TOP UPS refers to those homes where loft insulation was fitted some time ago, but which does not conform to the current legislation concerning the thickness of the insulation. The process involves the fitting of additional insulating material on top of the existing loft insulation, so as to give an additional layer of […]

Renewable Energy Systems

The environmental advantages of switching to renewable energy systems are unmistakable. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) stresses the importance of being able to produce energy without creating harmful greenhouse gas emissions or air pollution. On an individual level, using many of the renewable energy sources will reduce your carbon footprint because alternative sources such as […]

The five most common boiler problems

An inefficient, slow or broken boiler can leave your house freezing, your water unheated and cause you headaches trying to fit it. Given that it can also account for up to 60% of your home energy bills, it’s an appliance you want fixed as soon as possible whenever issues start occurring. Our Gas Safe qualified […]

Why spring is a good time to upgrade your boiler

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If your boiler limped its way through winter, you’re probably aware that you should consider getting a new one. With spring beckoning and the warmer weather putting in an appearance, you might be tempted to put off sorting out a new boiler until the following autumn, as you won’t be using it as much. Yet, […]