It is estimated that the cost to the climate of the internal combustion engine annually is around 5 billion tons CO2 equivalent or 10% of total CO2 equivalent emissions. It is true that certain transport sectors such as airplanes, boats and heavy goods vehicles present a big challenge in terms of moving to electricity as… Read More »Why You Should Switch to an Electric Car
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Green energy tariffs are a great, easy way to make your home’s electricity more sustainable. However, not everyone is aware of how they work. No matter what tariff you are on, you will still receive your electricity from the National Grid, unless you generate it yourself through solar PV for example. A green energy tariff… Read More »Green Energy Tariffs Explained: Suppliers and Costs
Solar panels are unlikely to be a 24/7 whole home answer for either hot water (Solar Thermal) or electricity supply (Solar PV). In simple terms, the sun does not shine all day/year round. Therefore, they should be considered as a component of your supply and planned into a complete system. The sun’s energy is free… Read More »Solar Panels Explained and the Different Types
Correct insulation and draft proofing of your home is one of the most cost-effective measures households can take to reduce household fuel consumption. It is also an important factor in allowing eco-friendly household heating and hot water solutions to efficiently replace traditional non-eco-friendly ones. The only grant available is the ECO grant (indirectly via your… Read More »Insulation and Draft Proofing for Your Home
In UK households heating/hotwater systems are most commonly based on gas, or oil/LPG in off grid locations. The reason is quite simply that for many years gas/oil/LPG has been considerably cheaper than electricity (commonly 4 times cheaper). The truth, however, is that for unit of power versus unit of heat produced, electrical systems are more… Read More »Electric Heating Systems for Homes
Have you been considering smart heating to save on your bills and help the environment? There have been estimates that energy savings of up to 50% can be made by installing smart heating. This is probably where the system being replaced is very poorly set up and used, and savings in the 10% to 20%… Read More »Smart Heating Explained and Tips on Installation
Are you looking for a more environmentally friendly way to heat your home? Electric heating or underfloor heating are both greener options than traditional radiators. Underfloor heating can be a very efficient and effective way to heat your home. It is important to note, however, that it is not a “cheap” alternative (especially if retrofitted)… Read More »Underfloor Heating: Is It Worth It?
Heat pumps are an environmentally friendlier way to regulate your household temperature. They extract heat from the environment and use it to heat your home and/or hot water. During summer some can be reversed and perform cooling/air conditioning, although air conditioning is not commonly used in the UK and its use increases your carbon footprint.… Read More »Heat Pumps Explained and Cost of Installation
Greywater is the wastewater from baths, showers, washing machines, dishwashers and sinks that is no longer drinkable but could have other uses such as flushing toilets. It is estimated that greywater makes up 50-80% of the household’s wastewater. Greywater systems collect this wastewater, filter it and pump it into a storage system. It is then… Read More »What is Greywater? And How Can You Use it At Home
We are seeing huge increases in the amount of electric cars on the road. The amount of electric vehicles registered grew by 66% between 2019 and 2020. It is obvious that more and more consumers will be making the transition to electric. If you’re not convinced, you can read more about the benefits of going… Read More »Buying an Electric Car (EV) Charger