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Solar PV

A: Solar thermal uses the heat of the sun to warm water which can be used to in radiators or directly in a bath or shower. Solar power uses solar... » read more
A: In this case the system will export your additional electricity back into the national grid and you will be paid for it. » read more
A: Ownership of the technology is linked to the site and, therefore, in the case where a building or homeownership changes, the ownership of the... » read more

Solar Thermal

A: Solar thermal uses the heat of the sun to warm water which can be used to in radiators or directly in a bath or shower. Solar power uses solar... » read more
A: Ownership of the technology is linked to the site and, therefore, in the case where a building or homeownership changes, the ownership of the... » read more
A: On a normal domestic home planning permission is not needed. However if your home is a listed building or in a conservation area, planning... » read more

Biomass

A: Ownership of the technology is linked to the site and, therefore, in the case where a building or homeownership changes, the ownership of the... » read more
A: Biomass wood heating systems are just as safe and reliable as the the leading oil and gas heating systems. They are eqipped with advanced safety... » read more
A: Installing a high performance Biomass system and using high quality wood fuel are both crucial when it comes to optimising the economy of your... » read more

Air Source

A: Ownership of the technology is linked to the site and, therefore, in the case where a building or homeownership changes, the ownership of the... » read more
A: As of December 2011, a domestic installation of an air source heat pump in Scotland is currently permitted unless: • it would result in the... » read more

Traditional Heating

A: A high efficiency condensing boiler works on the principle of recovering as much as possible of the waste heat which is normally wasted from the... » read more
A: Benefits of underfloor heating include
  • heat in the right place
  • can reduce heating costs by average of 25%
  • no radiators -... » read more

Financial Benefits

A: In this case the system will export your additional electricity back into the national grid and you will be paid for it. » read more
A: Ownership of the technology is linked to the site and, therefore, in the case where a building or homeownership changes, the ownership of the... » read more