The Future of Energy Saving has to Incorporate More Than Just Turning off a Light

The energy efficiency of any home combines elements of its structure, its internal insulation, energy supply, appliances and common sense. Ideally, energy-efficient features in a house should be incorporated at the design and building stage. However, this is not an option for most householders. They are faced with the task of introducing energy-efficient measures and […] Read more »

Conserving Cash when it’s Cold: Winter Money-saving Tips

Wintertime can be hard on wallets and purses. When the days are short and dark and the weather is cold it’s inevitable that we’re going to turn on more lights and spend more on keeping the house, and ourselves, warm. There may be other unavoidable expenses too; salt and grit for icy paths, anti-freeze and […] Read more »

5 Effortless Energy Saving Tips You Still Are not Following

By now, we all know and, at least attempt, to adhere to familiar energy saving mantras such as; ‘take showers, not baths’, ‘don’t leave appliances on stand by’ and, of course, ‘turn off the light whenever you leave the room’. However, there are still a number of equally easy, equally effective home energy saving tips […] Read more »

How to Cut Energy Bills and Save

Many of us will have recently enjoyed the pleasure of the snow with children frolicking as schools close for the day, families having fun making snowmen and young  couples throwing snowballs at each other. However, as the temperature plummets, the central heating gets notched up and those energy bills continue to rise; something that many […] Read more »

3 Options For Reducing Oil Dependence

It’s no secret that oil is a finite resource that will run out someday. As supplies have become more limited, we’ve seen gas prices climb higher and higher—and our wallets have taken a brutal hit as a result. High levels of oil consumption are not only problematic for our finances, but for the environment as […] Read more »

Your Energy Bills Explained

Most utility companies send quarterly bills – either by email, or in the post, but do you actually read your bill? Are you sure that it’s accurate? Energy bills can be pretty confusing to read, especially at first glance – but it’s worth spending a few minutes working through the bill to make sure that […] Read more »

Renewable Energy Jobs and Traditional Skills

Energy usage is on the up globally, but traditional energy sources, such as fossil fuels, are running out. Governments around the world are exploring alternative energy sources such as solar power, wind farms, and hydro-electric power. Renewable energy jobs are the career of the future. Traditional Skills For people who have trained in traditional jobs […] Read more »