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Renewable Heat Premium Payment Scheme

The government launched a £15million Renewable Heat Premium Payment Scheme this week which offers grants to UK households of up to £1,250 towards installing renewable heating systems.

The initiative will be available from 1st August and run until March 2012, and plans to receive around 25,000 applicants. It will work on a first-come first-served basis, and the funding will go towards installing new biomass boilers, solar panels and ground or air source heat pumps. Continue reading “Renewable Heat Premium Payment Scheme”

EcoBuild 2011 showcases high efficiency boilers

Although this year’s EcoBuild has just come to an end, it is definitely worth mentioning the highlights.

For those who aren’t familiar with it, EcoBuild is the world’s largest event for showcasing the future of sustainable design, construction and the built environment. Manufacturers, including many from the plumbing and heating market launch new products and display new environmentally friendly technologies. Continue reading “EcoBuild 2011 showcases high efficiency boilers”

A useful guide to your renewable energy options

There are many ways you can improve the energy efficiency of your home, like getting it insulated or installing an ‘A-rated’ boiler. But what about your renewable energy options? As more households consider them, we thought it would be useful to write this guide.

Households have a few choices, all are designed to make the home more environmentally friendly and cut the cost of energy bills. Continue reading “A useful guide to your renewable energy options”