How to tell if you need a new boiler

Old style boiler

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 […]

Choosing between a heat pump and solar panels

Are you having difficulty choosing between photovoltaic solar panels and a heat pump system? Both types of renewable energy system can greatly improve your home’s efficiency, help you save money on your energy bills and reduce your carbon footprint. However, each system still has its own distinct advantages and disadvantages, so it’s important to choose […]

Insulation and renewable energy systems are most effective when used together

Across Britain, home-owners like you are looking for ways to make their houses more energy-efficient. Fitting insulation and installing renewable energy systems are two of the most obvious and popular options available to energy efficiency enthusiasts. Individually, insulation and renewable energy systems are each incredibly useful solutions. You may not realise, however, that they work […]

Keeping your heating bills under control this winter

The clocks are going back, the autumn TV staples are well into their yearly runs, and the temperature is dipping; it’s definitely time to put the heating on for another year. But with bills rising, how do you keep your heating system energy efficient, and the costs under control? Here are some tips to help […]