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Lack of energy efficiency leads to renters overspending

The lack of energy efficiency in various rental properties across the UK is leading to tenants having to overspend on energy by around £13 million every month, a recent study by insurance firm AXA has been able to suggest. The reports reveals that, despite the significant energy efficiency improvements implemented by landlords over the past […]

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Smart BMS sensors can help prevent carbon monoxide poisoning

The number of children suffering from suspected carbon monoxide poisoning has increased over the past year, a recent report has been able to suggest. The research, by awareness campaign group Project SHOUT, shows that more than 500 cases involving under 18s were reported last year. It also suggests that poisoning by the odourless and colourless […]

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Energy efficiency measures still putting off customers due to costs

Despite offering home owners the possibility of drastically cutting their energy bills, domestic energy efficiency systems are still considered way too costly by a significant percentage of the UK population, recent research has suggested. A new survey of 1,539 consumers by Electricity North West (ENW) points out that 56% of consumers that said they were […]

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Local council pilots new energy efficiency initiative

A local council is encouraging local residents to actively work on lowering their energy bills by using a specialist web portal to identify potential energy savings, a news report has been able to suggest. Milton Keynes Council has begun to work with community groups in using the Community Action Platform for Energy (CAPE), developed by […]

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“Show Homes” could inspire more home owners to implement energy efficiency measures, research suggests

Increased Government support for energy efficient “show homes” could inspire other home owners to retrofit energy efficiency measures into their own households, a recent report by the National Energy Foundation (NEF) has been able to suggest. The new study aims to demonstrate the benefits of Show Homes in raising awareness of energy savings through retrofit […]

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