Energy Efficiency

Innovations in energy storage

One of the challenges with renewable energy is that it’s not always windy or sunny, so wind turbines or solar panels aren’t always generating energy. If the energy that they produce can be stored, though, it can be used as a back-up power source when the sun isn’t shining. So being able to store energy…

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How can renewable technology help the education sector?

Since 2010, schools have suffered an 8% real-terms cut in funding. Teachers are reported to be doing the cleaning and buying supplies themselves, which means it’s no wonder that school governors are saying they can’t fill places.[1] Some schools are only open 41/2 days a week, saving money that can be the equivalent of a…

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How to be a responsible business

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) may seem like the territory of large corporates who are setting up foundations with their spare millions. But small and medium businesses often tend naturally towards CSR. They’re well placed because they’re often very involved with other local businesses and their communities.  SMEs can do a lot to be a responsible…

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Smart meters: 5 myths debunked

Despite the benefits of smart meters, some businesses are resistant to having one installed. So here we address the top 4 myths about smart meters. Smart meters can cause cancer because they emit radiation No. Smart meters have to pass the same tests as anything else in your house or business, like smart phones and…

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5 Tips For Getting Employees To Recycle At Work

Going green has gained popularity over the years. With consumers adding sustainability to the list of reasons why they choose to support a business, more and more companies are feeling the pressure to implement office recycling systems. However, despite the good intentions behind it, many of these programs are limited. Employees aren’t encouraged to recycle…

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4 reasons your business should perform an energy audit

Energy efficiency is something many businesses struggle with. Even those that are on top of their company’s energy needs can often benefit from taking another look. That’s why, to ring in the New Year, anyone running their own business should perform an energy audit to optimise their energy consumption. In simplest terms, an energy audit…

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How to improve your green energy credentials

Consumers today pay more attention than ever before to how you run your business, and one of the things they look for is whether you have green credentials. If you’re wondering how you can improve your eco-friendly bona fides, while also saving some money on your energy overhead, you should keep some of the following…

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Energy Gym

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Top 10 Boiler tips and tricks

With the winter months closing in it is likely you will be turning your boiler on very soon if you haven’t already. We will always be here if you need us, but there may be some things you can do to get your business on its way and mean your boiler is winter ready. Read…

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Boiler cashback offer: higher efficiency at a lower cost

You could get up to 40% cashback when you replace your old commercial boiler. The Mayor of London is funding this unique offering for small and medium-sized businesses in the UK’s capital through his Cleaner Heat Cashback scheme. Businesses must meet specific requirements and go through an approved installer to be considered eligible for this…

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