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From energy importer to energy exporter - the story of The National Energy Foundation.

Posted by Sam Tonge on 17th August 2017

YouGen is based in the National Energy Centre, which is the main office of the National Energy Foundation (NEF), an independent British charity, established to encourage the more sustainable use and generation of energy. As…

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From energy importer to energy exporter - the story of The National Energy Foundation.

Air Leakage v Ventilation - Striking the Balance

Posted by Sam Tonge on 15th August 2017

Why is air leakage a problem? Air leakage is widely accepted as a major cause of thermal inefficiency within many of our homes in the UK, accounting for 30% of total heat loss on average. The uncontrolled flow of air throug…

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Air Leakage v Ventilation - Striking the Balance

Greywater systems - reusing your bath water

Posted by Anna Carlini on 10th August 2017

Our water is too clean! This seems a strange complaint to make, but in the UK drinking water is flushed down the toilet every day, literally! As UK houses tend to only have one water system, all the water that currently flo…

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Greywater systems - reusing your bath water
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