Monthly Archives: January 2015

  • Shielding your property from the elements during winter 2015

    It’s well documented that prevention is better than cure, especially in the course of winter whereby unexpected guests such as mildew, mould and frost can gather momentum. Electric radiators are fantastic because they boast an low energy anti frost mode ensuring a trouble free winter.

    Many of you currently utilising electric heating are already reaping the rewards of a clean heating source, time and temperature controls and energy efficiency. Electric radiators have come on leaps and bounds since the historic tarring of being expensive to run. Technology has enabled for pin point thermostats ensuring temperatures are set to within 0.5 of a degree. Elaborate built in programming e ...
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  • How to heat your property without mains gas

    A whopping 2 million of us are at present entirely cut off from the mains gas grid. Which is mainly due to that fact that you reside in a either a flat or live in a rural area. The most popular energy source In the UK following gas comes electricity as the second most sought after heating fuel and theres no surprise why. Oil has quadrupled in cost over the last 10 years and it doesn’t appear to be slowing down with the trend forecasted to progress. Of course the other side to it is the large installation costs. It currently works out around £2,000 to install, combine this with high running costs pronounces it unfeasible. So what alternative options exactly do I have?

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  • How to install an electric radiator in 10 minutes

    Like many of us considering a new generation of electric radiators you are probably asking yourself how and what installing consists of? In fact it’s very straightforward. Once you’ve got your head around screwing a couple of brackets into your wall, hanging the radiator onto those brackets and then all thats left to do is plug in and turn on. Your state of the art electric radiator will be pumping out heat within minutes allowing you to sit back relax and enjoy your new ultra modern heating system.

    Once you have decided where you would like to fit your electric radiators, we will use our best selling Slimpro as an example then your ready to start.

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  • New EU energy rules for household gadgets

    As always we are continually seeking fresh and revolutionary strategies to save energy. The EU has recently published novel rules which will parry devices such as internet modems to coffee machines to turn themselves off when out of use.

    Most of us do our bit when it comes to energy, whether that be turning lights off to not boiling more water than required in the kettle, all these points add up in reducing energy use. Perhaps it’s out of environmental awareness or plainly to save money, it all helps trim down your bill to some extent.

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  • Europe’s biggest electricity storage program turns operational in the UK

    A grid storage series consisting of a 6MW/10MWh lithium-ion battery has been put in Leighton Buzzard. The initial 2 year program carried out by Samsung SDI, S8C Electric Europe and Younicos has been constructed to assist in the possible role of energy storage in the future UK national grid. The project which is estimated to cost £18.7 million has been designed to offer an alternative way to decrease capacity constraints whilst helping to balance the energy generated by low carbon origins as wind farms and solar PV panels.

    The 6MW/10MWh battery was funded to a certain degree by a £13.2 million grant from Ofgem in 2012 through the low carbon network fund.

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