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Feeling hot, hot, hot (and the reasons why)

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Possible causes of feeling too hot As with all British weather, you cannot please everybody. Once spring / summer comes along and the weather brightens, a small but vocal group of people will often bemoan the fact they’ve got to endure the warmer weather. While this can be confusing to those who yearn for hotter climes, there could be a … Continue reading

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Why do people feel the cold?

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Now that winter is truly setting in (temperature wise), you’ve likely already started on the heating wars. One person is freezing no matter what you do, while another still seems content in just a T-shirt. If everyone is in the same environment, why do people feel the cold differently? VHL delve into the science to … Continue reading

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Weather Terminology Explained – Winter edition

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British weather is never the most predictable at the best of times, but winter in particular can present some unexpected weather issues. The constant threat of snow and ice causing chaos to your morning commute means that you’re likely hanging on the weatherman’s every word. But what exactly do all of those winter weather words … Continue reading

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Quiz Time – Heating, Plumbing, Electrics & Energy Saving

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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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Extreme heating: are you a heat fanatic or foe?

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When it comes to heating, most of us work to a general heating routine with a little wiggle room to accommodate for the unpredictable British weather. But there are two types who could be called ‘heating extremists’ that fall into distinctly different camps: The Heat Fanatic » The Heat Foe »   The Heat Fanatic The main symptoms … Continue reading

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The Perfect Temperature [infographic]

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  And here’s how to set the perfect temperature at home Keeping the temperature just right in your home is often as simple as tweaking the settings on your central heating every so often until you have a climate that suits your preferences. There are a number of ways you can keep your home at … Continue reading

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