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  • Get your home ready for winter with £1000
    on November 8, 2019 at 9:36 am

    In Part 1 of this blog series we looked at what energy efficiency improvements you could make to your home with £100. However, if you have a little more money to spend, the energy savings you could make are substantial. So what could you do with £1000 to get the most for your money? Loft insulation Well here you can start insulating your loft. Loft insulation is a great place to start and you [...]

  • Get your home ready for winter with £100
    on October 31, 2019 at 3:33 pm

    With the clocks going back at the weekend, many of us our now turning our attention to winter. If last year you struggled with the cold or found that your energy bills were too expensive, then hopefully we can assist you in making life a little more comfortable this winter. In Part 1 of this blog series, we will look at potential ways that you can make your home more energy efficient with just a budget of £100. For you to get the most out of your money, you w[...]

  • ECO 3: the good, the bad and the frustrating
    on October 14, 2019 at 9:50 am

    The Energy Company Obligation (ECO) is a government scheme to reduce carbon emissions and tackle fuel poverty across Great Britain. It began in 2013 and has had various iterations since then. The current policy began in December 2018 and is known as ECO3. The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) sets the policy direction and Ofgem act as the administrator for the scheme. Working for an energy efficiency charity and working primarily on pr[...]

  • The RE100: what are major companies doing to support the renewable energy transition?
    on October 8, 2019 at 10:12 am

    The signing of the Paris Climate Agreement in 2015 finally marked the beginning of concerted international efforts to address the climate crisis. With progress slowly inching forward at the political level, some major companies have begun making significant commitments to renewable energy.  For many companies, choosing to source their energy from renewables can significantly reduce their carbon footprint. Today, 31% of global greenhouse gases are emitted duri[...]

  • EKOenergy (the ecolabel for energy) launches in the UK
    on October 1, 2019 at 3:17 pm

    EKOenergy is a non-profit ecolabel for energy, working to change how we produce and consume energy. In 2013, the initiative was set up with the backing of 45 environmental NGOs in the UK and Europe to provide an easily identifiable mark of quality for energy products. The ecolabel has gained a lot of traction over the past few years and is now sold in over 40 countries all around the world, with some major companies like SAP, VMware and TetraPak using it. EKOenerg[...]