Government Boiler Upgrade Scheme

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Decarbonise your home with a £5k Government backed Boiler Upgrade Scheme grant. At the end of 2021 the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) announced its ‘Future Support for Low Carbon Heat: Boiler Upgrade Scheme (BUS)’ grant. In recent weeks, Ofgem, the independent regulator for energy in Great… Decarbonise your home with a […]

The Energy Price Cap

The Price Cap

Energy prices are rapidly increasing due to the rising cost of fossil fuels. Not only has the cap level risen twice in the same year for the first time, but the level is at its highest ever point. Ofgem has announced that it will be raising the energy price cap… Energy prices are rapidly increasing […]

Summer Staycation

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We all dream about the perfect summer holiday, even more so in the past year, but with uncertainty still preventing us from booking far flung destinations, we’ve re-discovered some of the top spots in the South West. We might not always have the great British weather on our side but… We all dream about the […]

Case Study; first-time central heating installation

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Admiral’s Gate – Devonport. In January 2021 we identified 172 properties within one development in Plymouth that were not on mains gas. We applied, on their behalf, to draw down £260K of ECO3 funding to bring 133 of the homes inline with EPC criteria. In 2018 the government introduced a… Admiral’s Gate – Devonport. In […]

Gas Safety Week

Gas Safe Week

There are many reasons to promote Gas Safety Week but our main one for supporting it is to raise awareness of the importance of having an annual boiler service. Think of it like an MOT for your car, or a health screening check up – you wouldn’t risk either, especially… There are many reasons to […]

Apprenticeship Success – Installation Engineer

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Meet Billy Pett, he is Carbon Saving Group’s first Installation Engineer to complete the Plumbing and Domestic Heating Technician Apprenticeship Standard. Billy has spent the last four years working within our installation team whilst studying for his apprenticeship at Petroc College. Managing Director, Thomas Read comments, ‘I believe it is important… Meet Billy Pett, he is […]

ECO Funding Can Help Homeowners and Landlords Lower Carbon Emissions

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Within the recently released sixth Carbon Budget, the government announced their latest target, to reduce British carbon emissions by 78 per cent by 2035, which will be enshrined in law by June 2021. These latest figures now include the UK’s share of international shipping and aviation emissions. Another recent government… Within the recently released sixth […]

The Future is Renewable

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We are all aware of the imminent threat that climate change has upon our lives. Yet many of us have felt detached from the crisis, believing that there is little we can do to make a difference beyond avoiding single use plastic and dutifully recycling our weekly waste. There are… We are all aware of […]

Deforestation

Deforestation

If you are fortunate enough to reside in the South West of England, you might wonder why deforestation is such a buzz word. Yet for all the green rolling hills in our lush county, there is a natural disaster taking place that is super charging climate change.  From 1990… If you are fortunate enough to […]

Green Hobbies

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We love the great outdoors and trying new things, so here are a few of our favourite new hobbies we’ll be testing out this summer… If there is a positive to have come out of the past year it is that most of us have taken up a new hobby. According to an ONS report, […]