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Category Archives: Grants & Incentives

Renewable Heat Incentive RHI to launch before Easter

The world’s first long-term financial support programme for renewable heat, the Renewable Heat Incentive, is set to launch before Easter according to the Energy Minister Greg Barker MP. There are also rumours that it may be unveiled earlier, even as early as Wednesday April 9 when Greg Barker delivers a keynote address at an Energy […]

Do I need to have metering for the Renewable Heat Incentive?

When you apply for the Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive there are many factors that come in to play that may affect your application. There may be requirements that you need to meet to qualify for the Renewable Heat Incentive such as metering. Not everyone who applies to the scheme needs metering but there are some […]

Am I a Legacy Applicant for the Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive or not?

If you have seen all the news about the new Renewable Heat Incentive you may be wondering if your already installed renewable heat appliance is eligible. The good news is, you may be eligible to apply for the scheme and you may be able to claim money back on your investment. This blog outlines the […]

Should I apply for the Domestic or Non-Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme?

When you begin to apply for the Renewable Heat Incentive you are given two options: Domestic or non-domestic. For many applicants this will be an obvious decision but for others there may be a blurred line. In this blog we aim to explain exactly which scheme you need to apply for and to answer any […]

How to write a brief for a renewable heat system

When you make the decision to install a renewable heating source in your home it is a good idea to write a brief for your project. In this brief you can set out your expectations and use it later as a means to measure the success of the project. This task may seem daunting and […]

Your Renewable Heat Incentive questions answered

The domestic element of the Renewable Heat Incentive is to be introduced in Spring 2014 and along with this comes a lot of questions from homeowners. The Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) is a government initiative that is designed to encourage the uptake of renewable heat technologies in UK homes, communities and businesses. The government has […]

What you need to know about the Renewable Heat Incentive

This blog gives details on the new government scheme, The Renewable Heat Incentive, due to launch in 2014. It covers the specific details of the scheme from eligibility to funding. This blog aims to give readers an easy-to-read perspective on the scheme and how it could benefit your property.

Should I choose an Independent Assessment or Green Deal?

Have you reached that point where you want to make your home more energy efficient and you have followed all the necessary steps to try an achieve this via double glazing and better loft insulation but feel like you could do more? Are you unsure of what steps to make next and which step is […]

Is the Green Deal scheme a sham?

he Green Deal, a government scheme designed to help homeowners pay for energy efficient improvements in their homes, hasn’t had the sign up numbers expected since its launch at the beginning of 2013. With only 12 homeowners actually making repayments through the finance package on offer from the government and their respective partner companies, is […]

What is The Green Deal plan; is it right for me & my home?

At the start of 2013 the government’s long awaited energy saving scheme, The Green Deal, finally launched into action. The scheme aims to make energy cheaper and homes warmer with no huge upfront charges for families unable to pay.

Choosing a Green Deal Provider, what should I know?

Green Deal Providers are the professionals who help to coordinate The Green Deal Plan, a scheme that aims to improve the efficiency and eco-friendly nature of British homes. There are certain things you need to know about the service you should expect from your Green Deal Provider and this blog aims to guide you through […]

An In-depth Guide to Solar Energy

You may think that the British weather isn’t the best for having solar panels installed; but we do get enough sunlight for you to start saving a lot of money from these renewable energy sources. An average of £645 could be saved per year with feed-in tariff payments and savings from your energy bills, if […]

The Green Deal – Explained

You might have heard of the Green Deal in passing, a new government scheme that’s connected to the energy efficiency of your home; but do you know enough about it to see how it could be benefiting you and your home?

Green Deal – They wouldn’t would they ?

I may win this month’s doom and gloom award for saying so, but I am concerned at how things are going to turn out over commercial Green Deal, given that there looks set to be a considerable shortfall in numbers of qualified GDNDEAs.

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