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Building heating controllers can help the elderly save energy and money

Building heating controllers and building management systems (BMS) can help the elderly save energy and money, and, more importantly, worry less about their energy bills. This would be particularly important nowadays, as a recent survey of 2,000 respondents aged above 65 by comparethemarket.com suggests more than two-fifths of this group are worried cold weather will […]

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Scottish homes slash their carbon emissions by 25%, report finds

Homes across Scotland have cut their carbon emissions by an impressive 25% over the past eight years, due mainly to the overall growth of renewable energy sources and improved energy efficiency measures, a recent report by WWF Scotland has been able to suggest. The figures also show that climate damage caused by people using energy […]

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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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