There is a lot to be said for smart home technology when it comes to saving money because it allows you to assess domestic energy usage and use only the energy you require to ensure your appliances perform efficiently. It will also allow you to control various electronic equipment throughout the home using programmable [...]
A browse through any number of magazines or newspapers often highlights the possible effects of global warming. Perhaps they should rename it as Global cooling though for England as the onset of climate change seems to be making our winters ever colder with prolonged frost and snowfall. The colder climate actually has some positives, particularly [...]
An article in the Guardian Online today highlights the benefits of designing new-build properties that are not just affordable to purchase, but which are also affordable to run, with reference to the Passivhaus Standard:
Smart home electricity and gas metering is set to revolutionise the EU as Hardwick based business Green Energy Options (GEO) expects that the sale of 1.4 million of its smart meters to be just the beginning, says a report from Cambridge News.
Smart home electricity and gas metering allows consumers to monitor their energy usage [...]
Home Automation Benefits
Time has been a witness to the progress and the growth of the human civilization. Extraordinary use of science and technology has brought about the availability of different kinds of facilities and comforts that are now commonly attached with modern life. Plenty of add-on features have been innovated for the places of [...]
Creating an energy efficient home is surprisingly easy. The following 5 ways of creating an environmentally friendly home will save enormous amounts of money on water use, heating and cooling bills, and overall electricity consumption.
1. Insulate Floors, Walls, and Lofts.
Studies have shown that 25% of all the heat within a house escapes through [...]
Most households in the UK rely on electricity, gas and oil by finding alternative ways to power their homes for cooking, heating, lighting and cleaning; four key areas that are essential for modern living. However, concerns over the environmental impact of burning fossil fuels and the rapidly rising costs of power purchased from suppliers to [...]
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