Energy Efficiency

Heating engineers shares his easy energy-efficiency tips

A recent survey from Screwfix found that more than half (54%) of all jobs being carried out by UK tradespeople over the past year have had an energy saving focus. John Cruickshank, Screwfix Top Tradesperson 2023 finalist and Owner of Cruickshank Plumbing, shares the energy efficiency questions his customers are asking: When it comes to […]

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Using energy at the right time can save 40 million tons of CO2 emissions annually in the UK & EU

New study by Danfoss shows roll-out of demand-side flexibility technology can achieve annual societal cost savings of €10.5 billion by 2030, and 7% savings on electricity bills for households: A new analysis commissioned by Danfoss reveals that an ambitious but realistic roll out of demand-side flexibility technology in the EU and UK can save 40 million […]

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Big Interview: Daniela Rendon Ortega, Vice President Digital Buildings Business Development Europe Operations at Schneider Electric

Stuart Duff – Executive Editor at Installer – speaks to Daniela Rendon Ortega, Vice President Digital Buildings Business Development Europe Operations at Schneider Electric, about energy efficiency, sustainability, and electrification. Q: You offer products that cover all aspects of smart buildings. How are these integrated to provide an energy-efficient solution? Daniela: Schneider Electric’s solutions are […]

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UK missing out on ‘easy energy savings’ – BESA said

Despite growing concern about energy costs, thousands of commercial and residential building owners are missing out on straightforward, low-cost ways to improve energy efficiency, according to the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA).  Turning down thermostats and heating flow temperatures, having boilers and other plant serviced, improving insulation, and replacing inefficient lightbulbs with LEDs are all quick […]

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Mixed reaction to government’s Autumn Statement

The new Chancellor of the Exchequer Jeremy Hunt has unveiled the government’s plan for the economy in his Autumn Statement. This is the first budget announcement under the latest Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, and is a serious challenge against the backdrop of rising inflation, spiralling energy bills, and a cost of living crisis. For the […]

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