Tag: British Gas

Samsung partners with British Gas on smart tech project

Samsung Electronics has partnered with British Gas on an initiative — an expansion of SmartThings Energy to integrate British Gas’ PeakSave incentive program — allowing users to make their home more energy-efficient with less intervention.

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“We’ve 27 million homes that need to think about retrofit and energy efficiency”

Low Carbon Homes Director at British Gas, Gail Parker, talks to Lucy Dixon about the importance of offering consumers a tailored approach to decarbonisation.

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British Gas creates carbon calculator

British Gas has created a calculator allowing households to see how they could reduce their emissions by switching from gas central heating to a heat pump.

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Study shows lack of knowledge on energy efficiency in private rental sector

British Gas has released a report into greening the private rental sector, which reveals that 81% of landlords believe that further improvements are required to make their property more environmentally friendly, yet only 23% would make these improvements.

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British Gas and Dimplex partner on smart tariff

The Dimplex Quantum Storage Heater, from manufacturer Glen Dimplex Heating & Ventilation, is a heat battery, designed to deliver the electrification of heat in buildings. It is suitable for homes that are looking to upgrade their existing storage heaters or replace other direct electric heating systems.

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British Gas launches Hive EV charger

British Gas has announced the launch of its Hive EV charger. The charger was developed in partnership with EO Charging and, at the size of an A5 notebook, is said to be one of the smallest electric car chargers on the market. This follows research by British Gas which reveals 39% are willing to install […]

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British Gas gives heat pump warmth guarantee

British Gas has introduced its Warm Home Promise, guaranteeing customers their money back if a heat pump does not warm their home as effectively as a traditional gas boiler. The promise is designed to reassure those worried switching to a heat pump will mean a cold house. Andrew Middleton, Managing Director, British Gas Zero, said: […]

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British Gas supports calls for social tariff

Centrica‘s Group Chief Executive, Chris O’Shea, has said a social tariff for vulnerable households would be a “step in the right direction”. The comments came as part of an announcement regarding prepayment meters, where British Gas stated they will stop using contractors to fit prepayment meters under court warrant. It unveiled plans for a series […]

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Barclays and British Gas partner on home efficiency

Barclays and British Gas have announced a partnership, focusing on helping customers explore ways they could make their homes more energy efficient. The partnership is launching with an offer of a 50% discount on a Hive Thermostat Mini for Barclays UK residential mortgage customers.Recent research from British Gas revealed that 51% of respondents said higher […]

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British Gas pays customers £1.8 million in demand flexibility trial

British Gas has revealed its customers have received a combined total of more than £1.8 million and saved 147 MWh of energy through its PeakSave scheme since the launch in December – enough to power 750,000 homes for an hour. This equates to an average of £28.56 per customer – with the top 2% saving […]

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British Gas launches decarbonisation services

British Gas has introduced new services in solar, home energy efficiency, insulation and electric vehicles to accelerate its customers’ journey to decarbonisation. The announcement follows research by British Gas which reveals that almost four in five people (78%) say that they are willing to make changes in their own homes to tackle climate change. Almost […]

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British Gas offering lowest price guarantee for heat pumps

British Gas has announced it will be offering the lowest priced heat pump installations, with prices starting from £2,999 per install with the promise to match anything lower offered by another company for a MCS-certified install. The British Gas Net Zero Index released at the end of 2022 showed that there is more uncertainty about […]

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