How can solar benefit You?


Rising energy prices cause concern amongst homeowners and many are looking for a way to reduce their monthly bills. Solar panels are a technology backed by the government and offer a way to generate environmentally friendly energy, whilst reducing your bills throughout the year and earning you a fixed income.

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Solar entergy in nutshell


The Sun is the Earth’s most cost effective power source. The amount of energy received from the Sun in only one hour is more than the whole population of the world could use in one year. Yet solar power amounts currently only 0.04% of the world’s energy.

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New Year's Resolutions


We hear the same old New Year's resolutions every year: losing weight , quitting smoking or finally getting fit. And we're consistent... more or less till the end of January. Have you thought of a New Year's resolution that you will be motivated to actually keep for a long time? What about resolving to reduce your home's utility bills and save your money? Paying excessive utility bills is in fact a waste for you and a waste for the environment.

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Autumn energy savings


With Big Energy Saving Week just gone (20 – 24 October), we’ve got some ideas how to make your winter home warm and bills affordable. Not all of the measures are necessarily costly.

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Heat pumps – pros and cons


We often get asked about the effectiveness of the systems we install. Solar panels already have quite a wide coverage in the media and public knowledge of how they operate and what their benefits are is becoming increasingly popular. Things are a bit different when it comes to heat pumps.

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Cambridge Eco Homes 2014


A date to be put in the calendar – on 14th and 20th September 2014 at least 18 low energy homes will open its doors to the public as part of Open Eco Homes event, an annual initiative organised by Cambridge Carbon Footprint aiming to inspire and inform visitors how to improve the energy efficiency of their homes. The householders will demonstrate and explain a wide range of energy saving features of their homes from underfloor heating , all kinds of insulation solution, solar panels to green roofs and rain water solutions for gardens.

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How heat pumps work


A heat pump is a device whose purpose is to transfer energy gathered from an energy source to a destination called a heat sink. Air conditioners and freezers are examples of heat pumps that we are more familiar with, however the term itself tends to be generally applied to many HVAC devices used for heating or cooling.

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Climat Change: Time to act now


Breaking news shocked the public last week: after more than 3 years of studying, the UN’s climate panel have released a landmark report which provides details on physical evidence behind climate change. The report concludes that the scientists are 95% certain that humans are the ‘dominant cause’ of global warming since the preindustrial era.

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Eco-friendly living


What does going green mean? Green may mean different things to different people. Whereas for some it means simply environmentally friendly, for others it involves adjusting their living by reducing their environmental impact.

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