Tag: energy efficiency

Average UK business consumes 12.3% less energy than last year

POWWR, an energy software provider, has shared research that found the average UK business consumes 23 MwH of energy a year, 12.3% less than they did last year.

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Smart sockets reduce energy costs by over a fifth

measurable.energy has installed its smart power sockets in the office of PKF Francis Clark in Bristol. 

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Energy efficiency is higher in poorer neighbourhoods

Hazel Davis spoke to researchers from the University of Glasgow’s Urban Big Data Centre and University College, London, to find out about  energy efficiency differences across the UK’s housing stock. The UK’s energy efficiency landscape is complex and messy. There is a whole range of preconceived notions around its distribution and a set of conflicting […]

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AirEx Technologies secures funding from Innovate UK

AirEx Technologies has received £1m in funding from Innovate UK to support the upgrading of UK homes by enhancing energy efficiency and resident wellbeing.

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Revealed: areas in England with the least energy-efficient homes

Research has revealed the England areas with the least energy-efficient homes, based on Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) data.

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Sustainable insulation company achieves a UK first

IndiNature has become the first UK company manufacturing industrial hemp insulation to achieve a full agrément certificate from the British Board of Agrément (BBA).  

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Utilita Energy customers to know running costs for each electrical appliance

Utilita Energy has announced the rollout of new energy intelligence feature My Energy, which gives households a detailed breakdown of what each electrical appliance costs to run.

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Report finds councils failing to enforce energy efficiency standards in private rental sector

The survey of officers from around 60 local authorities suggests 39% are proactively enforcing Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES) regulations that require private rental properties to have an EPC rating of E or above.

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How to halve the cost of halving home energy bills

Steven Heath, Technical Director at Knauf Insulation, on why we should transition to a pay-for-performance retrofit model.

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Energy-efficient homes top of house hunters’ lists

New research by YouGov (on behalf of Blenheim Estate Homes and Pye Homes) has revealed that an energy-efficient home is one of the most important factors for UK house hunters. Of those surveyed, 64% said they would want solar panels to be fitted as standard to a new home; 42% said homes with EV charging […]

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Local Energy Advice Demonstrator projects to launch in Midlands

Nine Midlands-based projects have been awarded funding to provide in-person energy advice through the Local Energy Advice Demonstrator competition. This forms part of a national scheme funded by the Department for Energy Security and Net Zero which is being run by the five Local Net Zero Hubs. Across England, 36 projects will be delivered through […]

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Leading by example on water efficiency

Adam Logan, Training Manager at GROHE UK, reflects on the need for sustainable fittings. Kitchen and bathroom products that help consumers save water and energy is now an unquestionable global trend. Many of us take for granted that the water we need is there and always will be. Our resources are being stretched by the […]

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