Category Archives: Renewable Heating

What is the Greenest way to heat your home? Part 4: Ground Source Heat Pumps

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Energy Efficient and Renewable Heating

What is the Greenest way to heat your home? Part 4: ground source heat pumps

Ethical Consumer has been the leading organisation in the UK offering assessments of the environmental and green credentials of companies. Following research into ground source heat pumps, Ethical Consumer has produced a guide to the most efficient models including their companies overall impact on the environment.

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What is the Greenest way to heat your home? Part 3: Solar Water Heating

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Energy Efficient and Renewable Heating

What is the Greenest way to heat your home? Part 3: Solar Water Heating

Solar thermal systems are designed as a renewable source of water heat to help reduce the energy used to fuel your immersion heater. The panels are installed on a sun facing roof or wall to collect solar heat that will provide the majority of hot water requirements during the summer months and still make a significant contribution throughout winter.

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What is the Greenest way to heat your home? Part 2: Biomass Boilers

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Energy Efficient and Renewable Heating

What is the Greenest way to heat your home? Part 2: biomass boilers

If you are considering installing a biomass boiler for your home or business, Ethical Consumer has compiled a guide to the most environmentally friendly biomass companies in the UK.

How much can you save by installing a Biomass Boiler?

Replacing your existing heating system with a Biomass boiler is most cost effective if you are replacing electric or a solid fuel heating. The savings that you could see would be between £170 and £390 per year.

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What is the Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive

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Installing Renewable Heating in your Home

What is the Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive

The UK government introduced the Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (Domestic RHI) as an incentive to encourage homeowners to switch to installing renewable heating systems. The scheme is designed to promote the use of naturally replenishable energy and reduce the total carbon emissions produced by UK households.

The Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive rewards properties which follow the guidelines set out for renewable heating installations by offering payments to homeowners for seven years on a quarterly basis for the amount of green energy that they produce.

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Renewable Heating: What are the Benefits of Air Source Heat Pumps?

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What are the Benefits of Air Source Heat Pumps?

Installing Renewable Heating in Lancashire

Air source heat pumps take the natural warmth from the outside air and
converts it into a source of energy to heat your hot water and heating. Air source heat pups offer an efficient and cost effective method of heating your household water and can produce heat from the outside air when the temperature is as low as -15∞ C.

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What are the Benefits of Solar Water Heating?

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What are the Benefits of Solar Water Heating?

Renewable Heating Installations

Solar heating is a cost effective solution to heating your water using heat from the sun to provide your households hot water.

You may require to also use an immersion heater or conventional boiler when solar energy is not sufficient. By using a combination of solar and conventional heating, you can benefit from hot water all year round whilst reducing the amount of money that you spend on your heating bills.

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Installing Ground Source Heat Pumps in your Home

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Installing Ground Source Heat Pumps in your Home

Installing Renewable Heating in Lancashire

Ground source heat pumps provide a renewable source of heat which can be used to heat the water within your home or business. The system extracts natural heat sources from beneath the ground using pipes which circle your garden in a loop.

Ground source heat pumps can be used to provide hot water for underfloor heating, hot water, radiators and heating systems.
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