Category Archives: Energy Efficiency

Raising The Energy-Efficient Roof With Concrete Tiles: Beyond The Traditional Curb Appeal

A roof is considered to be the most appealing structural component of a house. It is very difficult to ignore the curb appeal of the tile roof. However, the visual structure of the roof is commensurate with the entire outlook of the building. The roof is considered to be the most advanced way of enriching the outlook of a particular house. Thus, the contemporary Spanish and English way of historic roof building is massively in vogue these days. Continue reading Raising The Energy-Efficient Roof With Concrete Tiles: Beyond The Traditional Curb Appeal

High Power Bills In Economy 7 Can Be Traced To Faulty Storage Heaters

The electric storage heater is married to Economy 7 (E7). As with any marriage, things can go wrong. Here, then, are tips on what to look for if your heating bill goes up, and you suspect that the storage heater might be the cause. Continue reading High Power Bills In Economy 7 Can Be Traced To Faulty Storage Heaters

Tips For Performing A Household Energy Comparison

Snapping up a good tariff deal is smart. Even smarter is finding out whether your residential power usage is commensurate with your actual needs. It’s fine to pay less per kilowatt hour, but if you’re using more kilowatt hours of power than is necessary, you’re not realizing any true savings. Review these tips for performing a household energy comparison to see whether you can squeeze any more savings from your utility usage. Continue reading Tips For Performing A Household Energy Comparison

The top ways to make your air cleaner and healthier

When you clean and tidy your property, generally you will tend to clean and tidy the surfaces. You’ll give the floor a vacuum, you’ll probably dust the surfaces and spray some disinfectant in the bathroom and kitchen… and then once everything’s cleared out the way you’ll consider yourself done. In reality though, your surfaces only really make up a very small portion of your property – what takes up a lot more space is simply the empty gaps between those various surfaces. It’s the air that actually causes the surfaces to get dirty in the first place. It’s the air that carries the larger proportion of germs that eventually end up affecting us. And it’s the air that we actually breathe into our bodies all the time. Continue reading The top ways to make your air cleaner and healthier

Change your habits to make the most of Economy 7

Timing really is everything when you pay for your electricity with the Economy 7 tariff. This pricing structure, which allows consumers to pay a lower rate for their electricity for seven hours out of every day, is often misused by many people at home. Just as you can save money by making the best use of the tariff, timing your energy usage unwisely can end up costing you. There are a few habits you should try to change if you want to save as much as possible on electricity when you have this tariff. Continue reading Change your habits to make the most of Economy 7

Should I get a tankless water heater?

Do you hate taking cold showers? Many households suffer from not enough hot water for various reasons. Perhaps you have quite a few people living under one roof, or someone in your household loves to take extremely long showers. Or maybe running your dishwasher or washing machine right before you take a shower drains the water heater. Many people consider installing a tankless water heater as a solution to the problem. Continue reading Should I get a tankless water heater?