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 […]

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 […]

How to tell if you need a new boiler

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An old boiler is not just inefficient, causing your bills to escalate, but if it isn’t working properly, it could be a potential health and safety hazard. Here are some tell-tale signs that indicate you might need a new boiler. A cold house If your house feels cold despite having the heating on, this could […]

An overview of the free boiler grant

An old boiler is not great news, either for you, your home or the environment. You have the uncertainty of whether it will keep going, the worry of potential repair or replacements costs and you’ll be paying more for your energy bills as it is unlikely to be all that efficient. That being said, the […]

Options for off gas properties

If you live in an ‘off gas’ property, your options for heating used to be somewhat limited: electric night storage heaters, oil radiators or LPG (liquefied petroleum gas) heaters. However, with the advent of new technology there is now another option, which is efficient and environmentally friendly – and this is the air source heat […]

Are you dreaming of a green Christmas?

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. […]