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Category "Eco energy"

A guide to log storage

A guide to log storage

If you use wood logs as firewood to heat your home, it is imperative that you store them correctly to ensure that they are dried and seasoned ready for use during the winter months. Logs that are to be used for building materials equally need to be stored until they are ready for use. Read the guide below to learn about log storage.
How to compare current gas prices

How to compare current gas prices

With the soaring prices of electricity and gas, consumers are finding it imperative to compare gas tariffs among the over 18 suppliers located in the UK. Since energy is a vital part for our homes, we need to find ways to cut costs while at the same time ensure that the quality of energy supplied in our homes is not compromised. Here is how you can compare current gas prices.
A guide to solar energy for homes

A guide to solar energy for homes

The amount of solar energy, falling on the earth’s surface is so immense that tapping only a small fraction of this renewable source of energy would be enough to satisfy the global energy needs. This article will provide a guide to solar energy.
Where to buy a solar-powered shed light

Where to buy a solar-powered shed light

Solar-powered shed lighting is growing in popularity as more people realise the benefits associated with them. Not only are they an environmentally friendly investment, but they are also ideal security lights as well. This article describes where to buy a solar-powered shed light.
Calculating solar panel efficiency

Calculating solar panel efficiency

The escalating prices of energy are coupled with a growing demand for green energy. Hence, it becomes imperative for engineers and scientists to come up with efficient energy sources. Since only a minuscule fraction of solar energy is in use, there is a need to come up with highly efficient solar PV panels. Hence, a large potential of solar energy can be harnessed to power homes and businesses.
All about: The Centre for Alternative Technology

All about: The Centre for Alternative Technology

The Centre for Alternative Technology is a visitor centre and training school specialising in green, sustainable living. Set in Wales, it is accessible by train and bus and contains a large range of renewable energy sources and facilities for training and for visitors. It offers courses and outreach work in schools and colleges.
A guide to buying solar panels for the roof

A guide to buying solar panels for the roof

Buying your own solar energy powered home lighting or heating system can be an exciting experience, but it is important to stay focused on the amount you can afford to invest into buying flat panels for your solar roof. Follow this guide for some tips on how to buy solar panels for your roof.
Where to buy a solar panel roof

Where to buy a solar panel roof

The sun is a free source of energy in the form of natural light and warmth and it is possible to capture some of this abundant free energy directly to convert sunlight into electricity using solar panels. These can be easily incorporated into most houses and can save electricity. In this article, find out where to buy solar panel roofs.
A buyer's guide to solar panels for the home

A buyer's guide to solar panels for the home

Solar panels are nowadays used to convert the energy from sunlight into electrical energy by sending the sunlight through a semiconductor in the panels that converts it into electrical power. They benefit people by reducing or eliminating their dependence on traditional energy systems. Learn more about buying solar panels for the home.
A guide to saving energy at home

A guide to saving energy at home

By decreasing your energy use at home, you can not only save on bills but you can also help with minimising pollution. Most energy-saving methods are easy to implement. Moreover, as well as helping to reduce bills, they are beneficial to the environment. By reading the guide below, you can help to save energy at home.
How to compare gas and electric providers

How to compare gas and electric providers

Energy is the backbone of an economy, and as energy demand across the UK keeps on escalating, so are companies finding themselves with the avid task of affording quality service to their customers at reasonable prices. Many people are thus in constant need to compare gas and electric providers across the country, so as to make an informed decision in an attempt to receive quality power at low costs. This is how to compare energy providers.
What are the energy saving ideas

What are the energy saving ideas

With everyone talking about reducing your carbon footprint, what can you do to save on energy? This article will look into the various options below.