Installing solar panels to help reduce your carbon footprint

6 July 2021

We spoke to Laura McGadie about her solar panels, which have been generating renewable electricity for her home for10 years.

How can renewable energy help the UK reach net zero?

29 June 2021

To reach net zero emissions by 2050, one of the main areas we need to cut emissions is from generating electricity.

Air source heat pump: a low carbon heating solution for a rural, off gas home

24 June 2021

We sat down with Sadie Dainton to find out more about her personal experience of installing and owning a low carbon heating…

How improving our buildings can help us reach net zero

21 June 2021

Direct emissions from buildings accounted for 17% of the UK’s total greenhouse gas emissions in 2019.

Setting the record straight on heat pumps

7 June 2021

Many people are unsure about the benefits of heat pumps – and some haven’t even heard of the technology. Here, we set…

Washing machines, fridges and net zero: what’s the connection?

26 May 2021

By making small changes to how we use our home appliances, we can limit the amount of carbon dioxide added to the…

Making home energy improvements with net zero in mind

13 May 2021

To reach net zero, we will need to improve the energy efficiency of our homes and upgrade our heating systems to low…

Net zero, carbon emissions and homes: what’s the connection?

10 May 2021

Making changes to your behaviour at home – as well as making improvements to your home itself – can all help to…

Top tips to reduce your carbon emissions

15 April 2021

We can reduce our carbon emissions by improving our homes, choosing low carbon travel options and making small behaviour changes.

Buying an energy efficient home

13 April 2021

When buying a home, there’s a lot to think about – but that should be no excuse for ignoring energy efficiency.