Mitsubishi Electric has teamed up with Green Deal advice service ‘Easy EPC’ to offer homeowners a full cashback on the cost of an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) and a Green Deal Assessment (GDA).
Tagged under   kitchens 
As self-builders will know, there are rules and regulations to follow and consents to obtain when embarking on a project. What you might not know is that for plumbing systems, both installer and homeowner have…
Tagged under   water efficiency    water 
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…
Tagged under   heating    efficient    heat pump 
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…
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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…
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River Cottage has rebuilt its damaged buildings after a devastating fire in early 2012, choosing a Windhager biomass wood pellet boiler as the form of sustainable heating. The famous property near Axminster in Devon is…
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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…
Tagged under   heating    heat recovery    ventilation 
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…
Tagged under   heating    underfloor heating 
The “Equi-Flow” automatic shower flow limiter from Arrow Valves Ltd is especially designed to be fitted to a standard shower hose or fixed head, saving water and energy. The “Equi-Flow” is especially effective on multiple…
Tagged under   plumbing    valves    showers 
Marrying the old with the new is an age old problem for the self builder, but at a project in Leicestershire contractor Pearson Properties has been able to seamlessly combine history and cutting edge environmental…
Tagged under   underfloor heating    heating 
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