As smart thermostats gain traction, so should zoning

As the number of North American and European homes with smart thermostats grew by 67 percent to 10.1 million in 2016, according to a new…

Buyers of energy efficient homes should be offered larger mortgages, study suggests

A home’s energy performance should be a factor that’s actively used by mortgage lenders to determine if higher levels of finance can be provided to…


Wireless thermostatic radiator valves are the ideal energy saving controls for refurbishments

Wireless thermostatic radiator valves are perfect for those who decided to completely refurbish their homes in order to improve the overall interior design and available…

Thermostatic radiator valves market set for significant growth over the next 10 years, research suggests

The thermostatic radiator valves market is set to grow at a very fast pace over the next years, as more people become interested in saving…


Green Deal loans for energy efficiency measures are back

The Green Deal Finance Company (GDFC) has begun financing loans for the first time since July 2015, a recent news report has been able to…

Better control over residential heating systems is vital for reducing carbon emissions

Improving the overall efficiency of heating systems within residential dwellings can have a massively positive effect on reducing carbon emissions across the UK, especially considering…


ECO energy efficiency scheme only benefits 6% of UK homes, ONS data reveals

Only 6% of British households have actually benefitted from the Energy Company Obligation (ECO) scheme by having an energy saving feature installed in their home,…

Over 3 million smart thermostats or connected room heating controls currently deployed across Europe, research suggests

Over 2M European homes already have connected lightbulbs installed and 1M already have smart plugs, recent research from Delta-ee has found. "There are two key…


Homeowners in Scotland are now offered interest-free loans for deploying energy efficiency measures

Scottish homeowners will be able to access interest-free loans of up to £32,500 to improve the energy efficiency of their homes and install renewable technologies,…

Lower temperatures can help you lose weight, research suggests

Temperatures ‘outside the human thermal comfort zone’ increase metabolism, thereby helping people who struggle to lose weight, a research study has found. In fact, results…