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New database of ‘passive house’ components

New database of ‘passive house’ components

Whether just browsing or to find a specific product – a new online database provides a detailed overview of components for Passive House construction. All of the products, which have been independently tested and certified with reference to their energy-relevant...
Kettle just boiled?

Kettle just boiled?

Power usage – Kettles As with all appliances, different models and brands of kettle are all made differently and therefore have different rates of energy consumption. The average kettle is between 2 and 3 kilowatts (kw). The electricity that you use in your home is...
Energy friendly fridge freezers

Energy friendly fridge freezers

Fridges and freezers are on all the time and can use a lot of energy. If you are buying a new one make sure you get an energy-efficient model. If you have an old (over 10 years) fridge or freezer, it could be cost effective to replace it, as energy efficiency has...
Ways to insulate your home and cut bills

Ways to insulate your home and cut bills

Although controlling your heating intelligently is a clever way to cut costs it only works by lowering temperatures in your home (at strategic times). Improving your home’s insulation is different, it results in you getting more comfort for every pound you spend on...
25 years later – Passivhaus still performs

25 years later – Passivhaus still performs

UK Passivhaus Awards 2016, Book your ticket now 25 years later – Passivhaus still performs The International Passivhaus Conference has been held annually by the Passivhaus Institute (PHI) in different cities since 1996. Earlier this month, the event took place...