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 […]

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 […]

Solar panels and batteries: the future of home power

Solar panels are getting more effective, and even in the UK they can help to lower your energy bills and your carbon footprint. But what is the end game? What is the future of solar power? Well, America may have the answer. Elon Musk’s Tesla, the company behind the iconic electric sports cars, has now […]

Does renewable energy improve your home’s value?

Your home is an investment, and the time may come when you are ready to sell up and move to a new place. If you want to get the most from the sale and make a good profit on your premises, consider making some energy-efficient renovations. An eco-friendly home is likely to sell for more, […]

Benefits of having solar panels on your home

Now that solar energy projects are springing up across the world in large numbers, a lot of people are starting to consider whether to have their own panels installed at their home. A lot of the benefits are obvious, yet others are ones you only tend to appreciate once you’ve become part of the solar […]

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 […]

Do heat pumps really produce renewable energy?

If your house isn’t connected to a supply of gas, heat pumps are a fantastic way to keep your home warm and even drive your hot water system. But are they really a source of renewable energy? After all, the pumps have to be powered by electricity which may or may not come from a […]