Inspiration and advice for your building project
Tim Pullen provides a guide to assessing which types of eco technology are best for you
An introductory guide to heat pumps with links to further information on our site
The four technologies explained, and how much you might expect to receive in payment
The Renewable Heat Incentive will not extend to solar thermal which is not used solely for domestic hot water. Tim Pullen explains
In the ongoing drive towards greater sustainability, a shared source of heat and power is an intriguing idea. Tim Pullen investigates the pros and cons of getting together with your neighbours and starting up your own community scheme
Do double or triple glazed units offer the best thermal and acoustic performance?
A new Government incentive swings the off-mains heating debate in favour of renewables
PassivHaus seems to have established itself as the go-to route for low-energy house design. Mark Brinkley explores how effective it really is and what the future holds.
Tim Pullen totals up the costs and benefits of installing a renewable heating system.
PassivHaus standards are not always achievable for older homes, but the new EnerPHit certificate helps retrofitters bridge the gap.