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Frequently asked questions

Energy efficiency matters because it helps save money, reduces greenhouse gas emissions, conserves natural resources, and promotes a sustainable future by reducing our environmental impact.

The 2023 insulation grant, also referred to as ECO+, is a specialised part of the ECO scheme, aimed at supporting vulnerable households. See if you qualify

You can lower your energy bills by incorporating energy-efficient appliances, enhancing home insulation, and harnessing renewable energy sources like solar panels. These measures can help you save money while being environmentally conscious at the same time.

The installation of solar panels on residential properties typically takes several days to a couple of weeks, depending on factors like system size and complexity. For a more accurate estimation, please fill out the form.

Solar panels in the UK can last 25-30 years, delivering clean and renewable energy, depending on how well they are maintained.

Without a doubt! External wall insulation not only enhances energy efficiency but also revitalises the appearance of your home. It provides added weather protection and can improve the overall value of your property.

Roof insulation can significantly improve your energy efficiency, reducing heat loss and maintaining desired temperatures. It helps lower your energy bills, enhances comfort, and contributes to environmental sustainability by reducing carbon footprint.

Solar power can be stored for extended periods, depending on the storage system used. Battery storage allows solar energy to be stored for use during nighttime or cloudy days. With proper maintenance, batteries can store solar power for several years, making it a reliable source of stored energy.

Yes, air source heating can be cheaper than gas. Heat pumps have high-efficiency ratings, and when paired with renewable electricity, they offer cost savings and reduce carbon emissions, making them a financially and environmentally smart choice.

Absolutely! Air source heat pumps are designed to work efficiently in winter. They can extract heat from the outdoor air, even when temperatures drop below freezing, ensuring your home stays warm and comfortable.

An air source heat pump extracts heat from the outdoor air and transfers it into your home, providing efficient heating and hot water. It works even in low temperatures, making it a reliable year-round heating solution.