Scottish new homes may need zero emission heating

The Scottish Government is consulting on the proposed New Build Heat Standard, which aims to ensure heating systems in all new buildings given consent from 2024 do not emit any emissions

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How To Keep Your Energy Consumption Low During Lockdown

How To Keep Your Energy Use Low During Lockdown

How To Keep Your Energy Use Low During Lockdown: Keep your energy costs low this lockdown by being more aware of your consumption and making smaller changes in your daily life. As well all know too well, the Coronavirus pandemic is forcing us indoors, away from the outside world. During this second lockdown, we are…
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First UK homes heated with hydrogen in presentation

The ‘HyStreet’ test site consists of specially-built demonstration houses, with more than 200 tests completed to research and prove the safety of converting homes and gas networks to hydrogen

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UK homes may save £1.4bn lowering thermostats just 1°C

A new study found two-thirds – or 17.7m – of households are turning up their thermostats to more than 20°C while 2.7m households are turning up the heat to 25°C or more – hotter than Tenerife at present

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Zero Carbon Heating Taskforce launched

Zero Carbon Heating Taskforce launched: A new taskforce has been launched by the Green Finance Institute to help unlock the investment needed for the rapid adoption of zero carbon heating technologies in the UK. Consisting of a focused group of members The Zero Carbon Heating Taskforce are from the Green Finance Institute’s Coalition for the…
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Homeworkers could see their winter bills rise by £107

Homeworkers could see their winter bills rise by £107: Utility bills could soar by £107 for those working at home, because of the increased need for daytime heating during the winter. Price comparison service Energy Helpline has found in a new report, which suggests households in the UK could see an increase in energy bills…
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Scotland supports jobs and tackles fuel poverty

Scotland supports jobs and tackles fuel poverty: £1.6 billion of funding to directly support up to 5,000 jobs and tackle fuel poverty has been announced by the Scottish Government. The funding is aimed at transforming the energy efficiency, heat of buildings and to rapidly accelerate decarbonisation and is part of the government’s enhanced Green New…
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