Every home that is bought, sold or rented in the UK now requires an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC). What is an EPC? What do they cost? What are the implications for sellers and landlords? Read on my friend, and you will find out…
If you’ve seen the news today, you may have heard that British Gas have just announced that their gas and electricity prices are rising by about 6%. The rise is due to come into effect on 16th November, and will bump up the average dual fuel bill by a rather painful £80. SEE have also announced that their prices will rise by an average of 9%. With this is mind, it’s more important than ever that you do what you can to reduce the cost of heating your home.
Solar panels are great at lowering your energy bills and saving carbon. But are the environmental benefits worth it when you take into account how much energy goes into manufacturing them? The following guest article aims to answer this tricky question.
This week at Go Greena HQ we have been busily scouring the web for graphics, illustrations, diagrams and infographics that put green issues and energy saving into perspective. Below are seven of our favourites:
Renters can often feel powerless when it comes to making their home more energy efficient, as they are unable to do (or unwilling to pay for) things like replacing the boiler or getting double-glazing. Luckily, there are a few cheap & simple things you can do as a tenant to make your home more eco-friendly.
There’s nothing we love more than helping homeowners save energy and cut down their bills. That’s why we’ve been busy compiling this list of simple, easy-to-use gadgets designed to save energy in the home. Here’s our top 7:
If you’re not careful, your kitchen can be a big energy waster. Follow these simple energy saving ideas to cut down your energy bills and lower your carbon footprint.
Cavity wall insulation (or CWI) can cut down the amount of heat lost from your home, lower your heating bills and reduce your carbon footprint. It is also quick and fairly easy to install. So how does it work? Is your home suitable? Who qualifies to have it installed for free? Read on to find out…