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How do I know if my solar panels are working correctly?

Posted by Tasha Kosviner on 24th April 2015

1. Keep an eye on your generation meter   Check your generation meter once a week and keep a record of the figure. Your meter should clock up energy generation every day, even in dull weather. Keeping a regular eye on it…

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How do I know if my solar panels are working correctly?

Air source heat pumps vs ground source. Which is best?

Posted by Tasha Kosviner on 22nd April 2015

Should I get an air source heat pump or a ground source heat pump? Heat pumps take heat from the ground, air or water and use it to heat space and water. They are like a fridge in reverse. The fridge takes heat from the food …

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Air source heat pumps vs ground source. Which is best?

Election update - energy efficiency off the media radar?

Posted by Gabby Mallett on 20th April 2015

How are the political parties going to promote energy efficiency, alleviate fuel poverty or increase renewable energy generation?  Are you interested in finding out before you vote on 7th May? What do you think about …

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Election update - energy efficiency off the media radar?
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