3rd & 4th October 2020 Royal Cornwall Events
Centre, Wadebridge, Sat 10 – 4.30 & Sun 10 – 4

Home show set for record event!

With over 135 stands booked in just 8 weeks the Cornwall Home Improvement & Self Build Show is set for record stand sales. With only 10% of the stan...
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What is EcoDesign? What does LOT 20 mean?

Posted: April 3, 2018 by Andrew Weaver in Renewables, Sustainable Living

From 1st January 2018 all local space electric heaters manufactured and sold in the EU must meet a set of minimum efficiency standards, this essentially me...
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With a wide variety of air source heat pump brands available on today’s market, picking the most efficient, beneficial system for your property is tricky

Posted: December 4, 2017 by Andrew Weaver in Renewables

As air source heat pumps have become a more prominent heating solution for both new builds and existing properties, competition in the heat pump market has...
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Is Economy 7 the Best Tariff for Electrically Heating your Home?

Posted: by Andrew Weaver in Renewables

With our modern 24/7 lifestyles and new technology the answer is – probably not! The Economy 7 tariff was introduced in the 1970’s when the power st...
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Maximising the Benefit of your Solar PV Array, Minimise your Bills

Posted: November 7, 2017 by Andrew Weaver in Renewables, Sustainable Living

Whether you have an existing solar PV array or you’re considering an installation soon, how you harness the energy generated by your system is key to max...
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Infrared Home Heating – the Future of Energy Efficient Electric Heating

Posted: November 6, 2017 by Andrew Weaver in Renewables

Developed from the principles of the natural heating effects of the sun. Infrared heating is nothing new, the principle has been used for many centuries...
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What can you Achieve with a Solar System and Battery?

Posted: October 2, 2017 by Andrew Weaver in Renewables

People often ask us about energy self-sufficiency. Just how hard is it to get to that point where you no longer have to pay a large corporation each time y...
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Air Source Heat Pumps – Dispelling the Most Common Air Source Myths

Posted: by Andrew Weaver in Renewables

Air source heat pumps have become increasingly popular with self-builders in recent years. Rising fuel bills and stricter regulations have made alternative...
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Is Infrared Electric Home Heating any Good?

Posted: September 28, 2017 by Andrew Weaver in Renewables

Many of us living rurally are restricted to electric heating. Traditionally this has meant large bulky storage heaters, tatty metal wall panels and massive...
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How Can We Save Energy In Our Home?

Posted: by Andrew Weaver in Renewables

Save energy in your home by utilising "off peak" periods, generate energy with solar panels and store it in a battery, reduce energy though your use of lig...
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