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The Energy-efficiency of a Property Could Become a Key Factor in Mortgages

Sat, 24 Mar 2018 11:16:11 +0000

In order to encourage improvements that will increase the energy-efficiency of properties in the UK, it has been suggested that financial gains need to be put in place. And, with plans already underway, the accuracy of mortgage lending could play an integral role in meeting these requirements. BRE, Nationwide, the Energy Saving Trust and many […]



The Reasons Why You Should be Investing in a Heat Pump

Tue, 05 Sep 2017 11:51:49 +0000

If you’re looking at installing a renewable energy source within your home, the chances are you’ve stumbled across heat pumps, but with everything else on offer out there, it often becomes quite confusing. We’ve digested all of the information about heat pumps for you and provided you with a full detailed guide below that will […]



Is your smart meter really that smart?

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 09:24:44 +0000

All across the UK homes are being fitted with smart meters that claim to make energy use more visible, but the question has been raised as to whether this will actually reduce energy consumption. With three quarters of the British public in favour of smart meters and the sharing of energy use data, the hopes […]



Heat pumps – the ‘new’ technology you’ve been using for decades

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 13:20:48 +0000

Despite the current relatively low price of oil and gas, many people are looking at a more sustainable way to heat their homes because they are worried about climate change and realise that fuel prices will not stay low forever. Many will have now heard of an ‘air source heat pump’ and wondered whether this […]



Finnish Broadcasting Company: Why Helsinki doesn’t extend upwards?

Thu, 26 Jan 2017 14:00:11 +0000

Extensions to existing buildings are beginning to rise above the urban and industrial areas of Helsinki’s currently rather horizontal skyline. As The Finnish Broadcasting Company YLE reports, the number of extensions upward is still quite small – yet there is growing interest in the air. The demand for housing in urban areas continues to grow […]



Emerging Markets and the Future of LNG

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 09:17:53 +0000

New players are bolstering the industry, and ensuring the growth of the sector London 12-01-17 – The total LNG trade reached 244.8 metric tons (MT) in 2015, up 4.7 MT from the previous year. This marks the largest year for LNG trade in the industry’s history, even though Japanese import prices fell drastically between January and […]



Over 6 million Brits do not use ANY energy saving devices in their home

Mon, 19 Dec 2016 17:21:07 +0000

12% of adults in the UK admit to not using any energy saving devices in the home, according to new research. The information comes from a survey carried out on behalf of one of the leading independent suppliers, OVO energy. The poll interviewed 2,000 UK residents about their approach to energy in the home. While […]



Cold, cold Christmas for millions of Britain’s vulnerable households

Fri, 16 Dec 2016 12:39:30 +0000

With less than two weeks until Christmas, our thoughts inevitably turn to decorating the tree and curling up by the fire. But for over three million UK households affected by fuel poverty, it could be a cold, cold Christmas ahead.And many millions more financially vulnerable people will struggle to keep the chestnuts roasting this Christmas. […]



NRG and NCBJ collaborate on safe nuclear reactors

Thu, 15 Dec 2016 12:47:03 +0000

Dutch and Polish researchers use computer capacity NCBJ for simulations PETTEN/ŚWIERK – Researchers of the National Centre for Nuclear Research (NCBJ) and researchers from the Nuclear Research and Consultancy Group (NRG) will start a collaboration to further improve the safety of nuclear reactors. Both institutes signed a memorandum of agreement for a three year collaboration […]