HeatingSave building energy management controller cuts carbon dioxide emissions
Digital waste is an unknown but huge quantity – almost everything we do online increases our carbon footprint. Antivirus company McAfee has measured that the electricity needed just to transmit the trillions of spam e-mails sent every year is equivalent to powering two million homes in the United States and generates the same amount of greenhouse gas emissions as that produced by three million cars.
Huge energy prices rises on the horizon says regulator
New fears have been expressed by the energy regulator, Ofgem, that UK energy bills could rise 60% by 2020. The news comes as part of a review of the UK energy market which also says that £200,000,000 of investment is needed so that we can secure energy supplies and meet our target on greenhouse gasses.
Another gas supplier up’s it’s prices
Another of the big UK energy suppliers has announced fuel price hikes to domestic customers, which is also likely to affect most small businesses too. Tomorrow, E.On will raise the price it charges for gas by 26% and price for electricity by 16%. This is their second price increase in 12 months, which in total represents a 41% increase for gas; and they seem not to have ruled out further price increases within the next 12 months.
Gas and oil price increase as North Sea supplies dwindle
A report has just come out that examines the link between crude oil prices and wholesale gas prices in the UK. The conclusions of the report are that the link between the two will get stronger over the coming years as the output from the North Sea declines and Britain become more dependent on foreign imports. In 2004 the UK was totally self sufficient but by 2010 half the gas we use will be imported. “It looks like the era of cheap energy is over” said the leader of an industry trade association, and most people involved in the industry think this is so.
London Green500 approval for HeatingSave
HeatingSave and its parent company Tensor plc have been appointed as approved suppliers to the London Green500 scheme that aims to reduce CO2 emissions by 1.5 million tonnes by 2010 – the
HeatingSave Small Business system approved by DEFRA
The Carbon Trust and the Government Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) have added the HeatingSave Small Business system to the Energy Technology List of approved products for the enhanced capital allowances scheme. It has been registered under Boiler Equipment, sub-technology optimising Controllers for Wet Heating Systems. The product application/certification number is 43922.
Easy to use monitor screen tells where the most energy is wasted in a building
An expert says it will cost £5,000 per person a year in the UK between now and 2050 to rebuild the nation’s entire energy system along low carbon lines.
Energy efficiency experts HeatingSave exhibit at Ecobuild 2012
HeatingSave joined more than 1,500 exhibitors at Ecobuild 2012; the world’s biggest event for sustainable design, construction and the built environment.