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Maximise Light Without Using More Energy

Posted on by Daniel, VHL

Winter is here, and that means shorter days and darker evenings. When you’re sitting at home and the daylight is disappearing, the temptation to switch all the lights on is often at the back of your mind and easy to succumb to. However, while this may ensure you’re not bumping into things and reading by … Continue reading

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A Rated Boilers, available from VHL

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As part of the boiler industry’s continuing efforts to increase the efficiency of their boilers, more and more innovations are being introduced into the market, and Vaillant’s A boiler range is one of those innovations. The all-new ecoTEC boiler range is designed to provide unprecedented and unparalleled efficiency to consumers, thanks to the advent of … Continue reading

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Why does energy cost as much as it does?

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They say that there are two certainties in life: death and taxes. But it also seems that you can count on the cost of energy to rise year after year after year. So with the cost of energy constantly playing on our minds, why exactly does energy cost as much as it does? What exactly … Continue reading

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The ABCs of LEDs

Posted on by Daniel, VHL

When we think of lightbulbs, we think of a certain shape – the traditional 60W incandescent bulb. Used in homes around the world for decades, until recently the incandescent bulb has been the only option for illuminating homes and small buildings. In recent years, however, the innovations in the lighting industry have seen the incandescent … Continue reading

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Is your boiler really energy efficient?

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Heating your home makes up around 55% of your total energy bills, so it is important to consider the benefits of an energy efficient boiler and its impact on both your bank balance and the environment. This guide will explain boiler efficiency and the benefits of replacing your current boiler with a newer, more efficient … Continue reading

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Smart Thermostats – Nest & Wave comparison [infographic]

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View as PDF » Introducing Smart Thermostats Recent developments in technology have seen some revolutionary changes in the way we can heat our homes. As well as advanced boilers being manufactured and released on a regular basis, there are some innovations that have been making serious headway in the central heating market, particularly smart thermostats. Nest Learning … Continue reading

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How to save energy at home, while you’re on holiday

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Many of you will be heading off on your holidays but, while you’re sunning yourself on the beach, your home could be running up unnecessarily high gas and electricity bills. Take a look at our top tips on how to save energy at home while you’re on holiday. Unplug your appliances According to the Energy Savings … Continue reading

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Solar Power: Still an Attractive Alternative?

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When solar power was first introduced to the wider market, it seemed like a futuristic concept that would offer little benefit to those who adopted it on their homes or businesses. The government then offered incentives to home and business owners to try and encourage a stronger uptake of the environmentally friendly energy solution. These … Continue reading

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Let There Be Light

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Seasonal Affective Disorder, or SAD, is an issue which affects a large amount of people, as more and more jobs require us to work indoors rather than outside with natural light. In the summer, this is not a problem, as the days are longer, the natural light is stronger and longer lasting, and people often … Continue reading

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Most Cost Effective Energy Sources

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The onset of energy efficient solutions for powering our homes and workplaces has become more and more prominent over recent years, with energy and technology companies alike working hard to bring the latest innovations to the energy sector. However, with the ever-increasing array of energy efficient solutions available, it is important to know which solution … Continue reading

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