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Coronation Street to highlight the dangers of carbon monoxide

TV shows are well known for tackling controversial and hard hitting storylines and now viewers of Britain’s longest running soap opera Coronation Street are to be educated about the dangers of faulty boilers and carbon monoxide poisoning in episodes set to air over Christmas and the New Year.   The storyline is set to have […]

Failure to maintain boiler contributed to Derbyshireman’s death

An inquest into the death of a man in Ilkeston three years ago has cited the failure to maintain regular gas safety inspections as a “contributing factor” to his death. On the 29th December 2009, the body of 51-year-old Stephen Newton was discovered by friends visiting his home in Stanley Common. Paramedics attended the scene […]

Substandard building work causes carbon monoxide leak

A Hertfordshire couple has criticised housing developer Taylor Wimpey after being exposed to dangerous levels of carbon monoxide. Gerald and Doreen Lee bought their new-build home in Winthorpe Gardens, Borehamwood, just five years ago. Regrettably, Taylor Wimpey had neglected to install the correct flue for the central heating boiler, meaning that carbon monoxide leaked into […]

Npower Launches New Boiler Cover for £15 Per Month

One of the leading energy providers in Britain is launching a new care product for domestic central heating systems. Npower is hoping its new policy will attract more customers at a time when many households are feeling the pinch of the struggling economy. The care product provides comprehensive gas boiler cover in addition to full support […]

Tackle High Energy Bills the Glow-worm Way

As temperatures plummet in the UK this week, central heating systems across the country are working overtime to keep people warm. But for an alarming number of households the cold winter months means more financial misery. Glow-worm – one of the UK’s leading boiler manufacturers – recognises the financial strain turning up the heating poses, […]

Reinstating Boiler Scrappage Scheme in England Will Help Cut Fuel Bills

According to the latest Boiler Guide press release, reinstating the Boiler Scrappage Scheme in England will help homeowners cut their fuel bills. Boiler Guide is backing the Heating and Hotwater Industry Council (HHIC) who are calling on the Government to reinstate the boiler scrappage scheme in England, which last year saw more than 118,000 old […]

Expert claims many UK homes remain uninsulated

According to TV presenter George Clarke many UK homes are still without insulation. Architect and TV presenter George Clarke has expressed that many of the UK’s existing housing stock is still without insulation, despite the Government’s ambition to improve energy efficiency in homes. In a bid to address this concern, Mr Clarke explained that the […]

E.ON to Save Tenants ‘£4,000 in Annual Fuel Bills’

E.ON’s Sustainable Energy business has commenced work on a low-carbon heating system at a site in Ceredigion, Wales, which does not have access to mains gas. In partnership with Tai Ceredigion Housing Association, the E.ON Sustainable Energy project expects to save local residents almost £4,000 per year in total. The initiative should also result in […]

British Gas supports national carbon monoxide awareness campaign

With stories of carbon monoxide poisoning hitting the media hard in recent weeks British Gas has stepped up its work to raise awareness about the dangers of the ‘silent killer’. Energy UK’s carbon monoxide awareness campaign Be Alarmed! is being backed by the energy supplier British Gas to make more people aware of the dangers […]

Sainsbury’s has chosen to partner with British Gas in replacement of EDF Energy

A partnership has been struck between British Gas and Sainsbury’s to help promote electricity and gas packages. The full details of the deal are not yet known, but Sainsbury’s will be working with British Gas to offer its customers an array of products and services, including insulation, solar panels, boiler repairs and home energy assessments. […]