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….
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.
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…
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.
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.
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.
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…