With the transition to electrification continuing at pace and solar PV installations soaring, eco-smart home tech manufacturer myenergi is warning motorists that failing to fit solar-compatible EV chargers on homes that have or could have solar panels in the future is a false economy – and it could cost them around £1,000 to replace with a compatible charger in the future.
Higher energy prices and the worry that thousands of people will struggle to heat their homes this winter has led to more people trying to find ways to heat their homes for less. One of the most effective solutions to the energy crisis is creating an energy efficient home, or retrofitting your existing property to retain heat more effectively. In fact, studies suggest that across England and Wales, over £10bn could be saved in energy costs just by upgrading leaky homes to a higher standard.
The construction industry is one of the UK’s essential industries, generating a significant proportion of the nation’s GDP as well as providing vital infrastructure domestically, commercially, and industrially. The construction industry’s footprint is necessarily large, but its carbon footprint is similarly large.
How much we pay for electricity depends on the price of the fuel used by UK power stations to generate that electricity. According to the energy regulator, Ofgem, fossil gas accounts for 39% of the fuel used by the UK for electricity generation. This is the largest percentage of fuels used by UK power stations, with coal at 35%, nuclear at 20% and 6% for renewables and other sources.
As one of Britain’s best producers, it is clear to see why this innovative manufacturer has exploded throughout the market. Breathing sustainability, life, and magic into everything it does, Outerspace Group (Outerspace) has won the prestigious accolade of Best Luxury Sustainable Outdoor Buildings Manufacturer 2022.
When we consider how we can tackle climate change, we think of our diets, cycling to work instead of driving, or cutting back on our fast fashion purchases. But we tend to overlook one of the biggest changes we could make and that’s the very buildings that we live and work in every day. These structures play just as much of a significant role in how we combat the effects of climate change, yet they’re so often ignored.
As it is known to us all, it is of the greatest importance to take care of our home hygiene. However, with some critical issues in today’s world, such as pollution, we need to take care of what type of cleaning products we need to use to do the process of deep cleaning more sustainably and efficiently. The point is that people usually have prejudices about sustainable cleaning products since they assume these products are not strong enough to give a deep clean. But just as we said, these are just prejudices. For instance, DIY cleaning products such as lemon and baking soda paste will give you unbelievable results and have your surfaces literally glistening. So, we have prepared amazing and sustainable ways you can use to thoroughly deep clean your home.
Are you looking for ways you can contribute to a safer environment and develop more sustainable habits? Maybe you’re already recycling and saving gas and even getting some of the energy for your home from sustainable sources. But even the way you clean your home can be changed to be more sustainable. We want to share with you a few ideas that will help you keep a sanitary and clean home but at the same time allow you to do your part to protect the environment.
When you are planning to build an eco-friendly house, one of the most important things to consider is the materials you will use. There are many different types of eco-friendly building materials available on the market today, and when aiming to be a sustainable builder, it’s important to choose the right ones for your project. Some of the most popular eco-friendly building materials include bamboo, recycled plastic, and sustainable wood.
Generators are a lifesaver during an emergency. They can provide power for lights, appliances, and even medical equipment. But with all of the different types of generators on the market, how do you choose the one that’s right for you? In this blog post, we will discuss the different types of generators and help you decide which one is best for your needs.
Andrea Fawell, Sales and Marketing Director of award-winning property developers Kebbell, reveals if problems in the energy markets are driving purchasers to more efficient new homes, answers questions about sustainability in the property market, and how her ground-breaking trip to Svalbard is influencing her view of what the future holds.
Most people spend most of their lives at home, so the conditions inside their houses matter the most. This component includes the temperature and ambiance, which has a significant impact in their day-to-day living. The importance of having a cooler home temperature is that it improves their indoor comfort and ability to fall asleep faster.