Helping UK homeowners save money on their heating

12,000 Shell Energy Retail Customers Overcharged

After overcharging around 12,000 default tariff customers, Shell Energy Retail Limited is set to make a total payment of £390,000 in refunds, compensation and a contribution to Ofgem’s voluntary...

UK to Target Net Zero Carbon Emissions by 2050

By 2050 the UK will be producing ‘net zero’ carbon emissions, outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May has announced.The legislation is the first of any G7 country to commit to reaching net zero...

Are Hydrogen Boilers the Future of Home Heating?

Turning to renewable energy is a high priority as the UK looks to cut carbon emissions by 80% by 2050. To achieve this, the 80% of UK homes fuelling their central heating system with a gas boiler...

Solar Heating with an Electric Combi Boiler

An electric combi boiler is the ideal choice for small and off-grid homes but the running costs often put many homeowners off having one installed.To keep those running costs down, pair an electric...

Water Source Heat Pumps Explained

Open water sources like lakes and rivers store solar energy that Water Source Heat Pumps are able to extract this energy and use it to provide a home with heating and hot water.So, is a Water...

Landlord Efficiency Cap Could Fall Short

With the introduction of a cap that expects landlords to contribute £3,5000 towards improving the efficiency of their rental properties, the Heating and Hot Water Council (HHIC) fear this might not...

Air Source Heat Pumps: A Sizing Guide

Air source heat pumps are becoming more and more popular with homeowners looking to reduce their heating bills and/or reduce their carbon emissions, but one of the most frequently asked questions is...

Back Billing Rules: Your Rights

When a mistake has been made with your gas or electricity bill, meaning that you haven’t paid enough for your energy usage over a certain period, your supplier will send you a back...

How Long Does A Boiler Last?

Most boilers have a life expectancy of 10-15 years but this will vary depending on how well the unit has been maintained.If your boiler was installed over 10 years ago then it’s time to start...

Sainsbury’s Energy Relaunches with Npower

Sainsbury’s Energy has relaunched after announcing a partnership with big 6 energy supplier Npower.The relaunch follows the news that Sainsbury’s Energy ended their white label partnership...

Smart Meters Help 1 in 14 People Save Money

Only 1 in 14 people (7%) are seeing a reduction in their energy bills after installing a smart meter, a new survey by the Electrical Contractors' Association (ECA) has found.The survey, aimed at...

Feed-in Tariff now Closed

After announcing that the Feed-in Tariff (FiT) would be closing in July 2018, the 31st March 2019 saw the government scheme come to an end, with no replacement scheme set to take its place.What...

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