Boilers: ErP and SEDBUK energy ratings

By Jon Pritchard In Energy Saving, Boilers & Heating 1 Comment

In line with the UK Government’s commitment to reduce the UK’s energy consumption and harmful carbon dioxide emissions, a new Building Legislation was put into place stating that all new and replacement boilers fitted after 1st April 2005 must be condensing boilers where gas and oil is used. They must also have a SEDBUK* (Seasonal Efficiency […]

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Effective Heating Control

By Jon Pritchard In Boilers & Heating, Energy Saving 1 Comment

Jon Pritchard believe that choosing the right controls is almost as important as choosing the right boiler. The right controls will keep your home at the perfect temperature and save energy – saving you money on your heating bills and reducing your carbon footprint. This article gives you an overview of what you need to […]

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Reduce your carbon footprint and SAVE this winter

By Jon Pritchard In Energy Saving 1 Comment

One degree saves millions If every home in the UK turned down their thermostat by one degree, collectively we could save £705 million a year on energy bills We’d also drastically reduce our carbon footprint, saving as much carbon dioxide as taking more than a million cars off the road. This goes for the heat to […]

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“My Loft Conversion is Too Hot” and Other Issues when Loft Conversions Go Wrong

By Jon Pritchard In Loft windows, Energy Saving, Boilers & Heating, Loft conversion No comments

In recently aired episodes of long running Manchester-based soap opera Coronation Street, the lovable but somewhat doltish character Tyrone Dobbs was offered an attractive “mates rates” loft conversion deal by local builder Jason Grimshaw. Although Grimshaw’s intentions were sound, his scheming business partners decided that they were unhappy with the profit margin they stood to make […]

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