September 2016

28 Sep Post Brexit confidence in efficiency takes dip

The energy efficiency sector has seen supplier confidence continue to fall following Brexit, according to the latest quarterly report from Energy Efficiency Verification Specialists (EEVS). The UK Energy Efficiency Trends report, which takes into account trends in supplier order books, staffing, sale prices and government action,...

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22 Sep Scotland committed to energy efficiency

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon’s newly-released Plan for Scotland includes a continuing commitment to energy efficiency, and a hint that there could be more energy saving schemes in the offing. The document, published yesterday, sets out the Scottish Government’s plans for the remainder of this parliament...

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19 Sep Heat pump plan would cost 300 billion

Plans proposed by the previous Government to decarbonise heating by fitting electric heat pumps in most homes by 2050 would cost about £300bn, claims a new report from the Policy Exchange. The paper, which takes into account the installation cost of more than £8,500 per heat...

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17 Sep UK SET TO MISS 2020 HEAT TARGET

The Government is being pressed to take urgent action on renewables heating after MPs warned that the UK is set to miss its commitment to reduce carbon emissions in four years. MPs on the Energy and Climate Change Committee have warned the Government that, on its...

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12 Sep Saving water

Did you know that much of your water use at home contributes to your energy bill? Each household in the UK uses on average around 360 litres each day. But about 21 per cent of a typical gas heated household's heating bill is from heating...

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01 Sep FALLING OBJECTS ON WORK SITES CAN KILL

OnSite Support is urging construction firms and organisations with staff working at height, to help reduce the risks of someone getting seriously injured this summer from falling tools and equipment. According to the Health and Safety Executive, there were 37,102 injuries in construction and manual industries...

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