Are heat pumps the way forward for the mass market? With a noticeable increase in marketing for air and ground source heat pumps from several energy providers in the UK, it is worth discussing whether this could be the right solution to make your home more energy efficient and reduce your impact on the environment. However, first it is worth explaining how this system works … [Read more...] about Eon Heat Pumps – Eon is pushing it’s marketing but is the UK ready?
An in-depth look at combi boilers vs traditional or conventional boilers Combi boilers are utilised to supply the household with both heat and hot water. These special types of boilers have been gaining popularity over the years in many homes because they are efficient and take up little space. Usually small and compact, these boilers can be placed in discreet areas on the … [Read more...] about Combi boiler or conventional?
Dusting off the old dial on your wall & upgrading to something that is closer to resembling a gizmo in star trek rather than a thermostat! In the wake of growing awareness about energy conservation, a Smart Thermostat is a welcome innovation. It plays a major role in energy conservation, while looking chic and tasteful! The thermostat has received a glorious make-over. … [Read more...] about Should you upgrade to a Smart Digital Thermostat?
In this post we look at what constitutes a green home Eco-friendly. Energy-efficient. Sustainable. Responsible. Comfortable. Healthy. Economical. Smart. Fun. “Green Building is a whole-systems approach through design and building techniques to minimize environmental impact and reduce the energy consumption of buildings while contributing to the health of its … [Read more...] about Going green at home?
Trees reduce CO2 fact. You should know this.... How to plant a tree Choose at least a 5-to-6-foot tree grown to nursery standards. Select a site with enough room for roots and branches to reach full size. Avoid overhead and underground utilities. Dig a planting area as deep as the root ball and 3 to 5 times its diameter. Add fertilizer or other soil amendments. … [Read more...] about How to plant a tree