Space and water heating normally accounts for more than 60% of a household’s energy, so it’s crucial that self-builders make the right choice when planning their heating system. Karen Trewick, Director of Communications at electric…
Published in Project Inspiration
The Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) is the world’s first long-term financial support programme for renewable heat. In April 2014 the domestic Renewable Heat Incentive was launched to offer financial support to the owners of renewable…
Published in Project Inspiration
Condensation in the home is not just a nuisance; it can lead to significant structural problems, costly redecoration and can even affect the health of the occupants if left to develop into mould.
Published in Project Inspiration
When creating an energy efficient home, consider infrared heating panels for an affordable electric heating solution. Infrared uses little energy, is highly efficient and very natural to our bodies. Just like the suns warmth, infrared…
Published in Heating & Plumbing
We have used biomass energy for thousands of years, ever since people started burning wood to cook food or keep warm. Today, wood is still our largest biomass energy resource that provides carbon-neutral heating.
Published in Project Inspiration
Blue Haze – an 80 year old bungalow in Somerset – has been fitted with a NIBE ground source heat pump in a bid to enhance energy efficiency, deliver savings on fuel and provide a…
Published in Heating & Plumbing
A beautifully refurbished but traditionally structured farmhouse has had its space heating requirements and comfort levels brought up to date through the use of two very contemporary technologies. The private residence, which dates from the…
Published in Heating & Plumbing
Leading domestic heating manufacturer NIBE has launched a set of brand new heat recovery ventilation units, designed to provide a comfortable, healthy environment in well-insulated new build homes. The NIBE 250 and 400 heat recovery…
Published in Heating & Plumbing
The owner of an aspirational self-build home, featured on the television series, “Building the Dream”, has made use of two different systems from underfloor heating specialist Timoleon to create a comfortable and controllable environment within…
Published in Heating & Plumbing
The benefits of woodburning are well documented today with a revival of the activity over recent years still gathering pace. At the heart of this revival is the warmth and pleasure that a woodburner gives;…
Published in Green Living
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