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Removing black mould and preventing condensation – Sust-it’s energy saving blog

January 3, 2015

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Really helpful, detailed guidance from Sust-It about preventing and tackling mould and condensation. Well worth a read! Removing black mould and preventing condensation | Sust-it’s energy saving blog. Advertisements

How we’re using less energy despite growing economy

December 18, 2014

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Energy efficiency is having an effect, as power consumption drops despite a growing economy BBC News – UK using less energy despite growing economy, report finds.

Green deal is a disappointing failure, says committee of MPs – YouGen Blog

September 24, 2014

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what we all knew already: Green deal is a disappointing failure, says committee of MPs | YouGen Blog | YouGen, Renewable Energy Made Easy. It’s essential a suitable working scheme that stimulates retrofitting older homes is put in place as soon as possible.

UK on track to miss carbon targets, climate advisers warn – theguardian.com

July 15, 2014

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faltering progress with home insulation and other targets…. UK on track to miss carbon targets, climate advisers warn | Environment | theguardian.com.

Energy Labels and washing machines

May 13, 2014

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Appliances can use a great deal of energy and there are opportunities to make significant savings by planning a suitable replacement, especially with old fridges and washing machines. This article explains why you have to beware with the labelling on annual power usage of large load washing machines versus smaller load machines. Note that it […]

Why a low carbon home is still hard to find | 10:10

April 15, 2014

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Since the start of 2013 all property advertisements in the commercial media must clearly show the property’s Energy Performance Certificate rating, where this is available. So why is it so hard to fund out a property’s energy rating when looking to rent or to buy, and therefore hard to take account of likely energy costs […]

Green Light for Green Deal? National Landlords Association

March 11, 2014

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Changes to resolve an issue with consumer credit have been made, enabling more action by Landlords to improve energy efficiency in rented homes via Green Light for Green Deal? | National Landlords Association.