What is loft & cavity wall insulation?

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What is insulation? & Why do I need it? Why do I need insulation in my home? Insulation is like adding thermal underwear to your home. It keeps the heat inside your home & prevents heat from escaping. Having a well-insulated home could save you hundreds of pounds per year.   Loft Insulation How is […]

Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES)

Are you a private landlord? In April 2018, a law was rolled out to the private rented sector, which was called the Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES). This meant that private rented properties needed to have an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) rating of a minimum of an E for newly rented properties and new tenancy […]

Saving you money on your energy bills

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It’s that time of year again, January feels like there’s 100 days in the month & you’ve got £5 left in your bank account. Well, here are some cheap ways to get saving you money on your energy bills and keep your pennies in the bank this January. Energy Performance Check (EPC) Energy performance checks […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]