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Energy efficiency is a measure of energy used for delivering a given service. Improving energy efficiency means getting more from the energy that we use. DECC - Energy Efficiency Strategy: 'The Energy Efficiency Opportunity in the UK'

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  • The choice of boiler depends on the type of fuel to be used. You must ensure that the fuel you have chosen and the equipment you are thinking about buying are compatible. There are some boilers that have multi-fuel capability, but only operate within certain parameters. Read More...
  • The European Commission’s Renewable Energy Directive puts the UK on a path to sourcing 15% of all its energy from renewable sources by 2020. About 30% of the UK’s renewable energy target is expected to come from renewable heat, with half of that attributable to biomass. Read More...
  • Before going ahead with a project, it is essential to carry out a full economic appraisal as part of the planning process. Fuel costs are fundamental because, when considering total lifetime costs, ongoing running costs far outweigh capital investment. Read More...
  • Similar to the Feed-in Tariffs for renewable electricity, the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) is aimed at significantly increasing the proportion of heat generated from renewable sources. It is a commitment by the government to long-term financial support, paying a fixed amount per kilowatt-hour (kWh) of heat produced over a 20-year term, adjusted each year for inflation. Read More...
  • It is very important to understand your actual heat demand pattern in as much detail as possible. Simplistic comparisons with existing equipment sizes can be misleading. To size your boiler correctly: Assess the weekly heat demand across the year and then the pattern of heat use within a day. Read More...

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