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Can a Wood Burning Stove Reduce My Heating Bills?
Can a Wood Burning Stove Reduce My Heating Bills?
With prices of gas, oil and electricity all reaching an all-time high, many householders in the UK are looking at alternative sources of heating their home, including…...
Can You Make a Stately Home Ecofriendly?
Can You Make a Stately Home Ecofriendly?
Stately homes are being given an ecofriendly makeover to make them more energy efficient and also more cost effective, profit making tourist attractions....
DIY and Gardening
DIY and Gardening
How to reduce your household’s carbon footprint in the garden and when doing DIY. Tips and advice on saving money and making your home greener....
Do You Need Bottled Water?
Do You Need Bottled Water?
Bottled water is an expensive fashion accessory both for your budget and for the environment. In areas of the world where tap water is safe and clean, there is little…...
Does Having Appliances on Standby Use Power?
Does Having Appliances on Standby Use Power?
Electrical appliances can seem as though they are quiet and doing nothing in standby but they can be using a surprising amount of electrical power....
Does it Pay to Change Electricity and Gas Suppliers?
Does it Pay to Change Electricity and Gas Suppliers?
Using comparison sites for gas and electricity prices can save you substantial amounts of money on your annual bills....
Edwardian Terrace Into the 21st Century: A Case Study
Edwardian Terrace Into the 21st Century: A Case Study
You don’t have to move into a new build to have an ecohome; there are many ways to convert even an older property so that you become more energy efficient and…...
Energy Efficient Kitchen
Energy Efficient Kitchen
Make your kitchen energy efficient by becoming aware of the way you’re using energy and following our steps to reduce energy consumption....
Energy Saving Help With Green Deal and ECO
Energy Saving Help With Green Deal and ECO
Two major Government schemes aimed at helping to make British homes much more energy efficient, without costing householders a fortune....
Energy Saving Products
Energy Saving Products
When trying to use less energy in the home, it’s important to choose energy saving products to support your efforts. Find out what’s available....
Home Composting
Home Composting
Home composting is a great way to get green fingered in the garden. Get started with our step-by-step home composting guide....
Home Information Packs
Home Information Packs
Home Information Packs, or HIPs, are compulsory for home sellers to provide when putting their home on the market & include an energy performance certificate which…...
How House Building is Going Green
How House Building is Going Green
House building is to take a green turn, with legislation keeping climate change & global warming central to the architecture, home design & construction of new homes…...
How Smart is a Smart Grid?
How Smart is a Smart Grid?
The Smart Grid promises to revolutionise the way electricity is supplied - but what is it, and how does it work?...
Insulating and Heating Your Home
Insulating and Heating Your Home
Insulating your home is a vital investment for any household looking to keep their home warm, cut heating bills & be more energy efficient....
Reducing Your Monthly Household Bills
Reducing Your Monthly Household Bills
Reducing outgoings is top priority for most households. Reduce your monthly household bills and save money by rethinking your finances...
Save Energy Through Your Appliances
Save Energy Through Your Appliances
Saving energy through your appliances can help change our bad energy habits, as even the smallest tasks eat up electricity and drain ever-dwindling energy resources....
Smart Meters: Giving Away Your Secrets to Save Energy?
Smart Meters: Giving Away Your Secrets to Save Energy?
Smart meters offer unrivalled possibilities for energy saving and efficiency, but they could tell more about you than you'd want....
Summer Energy Savers
Summer Energy Savers
Summer might not be the traditional time to try to save energy, but there are still things that can be done to reduce your energy usage....
The Energy Efficient Home Office
The Energy Efficient Home Office
If you have taken the plunge to work at home or are about to, it will pay to spend a little time thinking about the equipment you need and how you will use it so that…...
Washing and Cleaning
Washing and Cleaning
Washing and cleaning your home is always a chore, but you can make it more environmentally friendly with our helpful green and clean tips....
What Are Feed in Tariffs?
What Are Feed in Tariffs?
Feed in tariffs are fees paid to households that generate their own renewable energy and feed the excess produced into the national grid. They are an ideal way to…...
What is the Boiler Scrappage Scheme?
What is the Boiler Scrappage Scheme?
The UK government launched a new scrappage scheme for G-rated boilers at the start of 2010. You can get £400 towards replacing your old boiler with a more energy…...
Winter Energy Savers
Winter Energy Savers
If you’re smarter with the energy you use & prepare your property in advance of cold weather, you can lower winter energy costs and stop paying more than you need to....
Working Out What Your Heater Will Cost
Working Out What Your Heater Will Cost
To reduce fuel bills, keeping the central heating to a lower thermostat setting and using cheap-to-run heaters in key parts of the house can work well - if you do your…...
Zero Carbon Homes
Zero Carbon Homes
A zero carbon home uses less energy than it generates. We look at how the UK’s housing stock could be 100% zero carbon in years to come....
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