David is an expert in sustainable building and energy efficiency and is also director of Heat and Energy Ltd.
Air source heat pumps are a go-to renewable heat source for many self builders. Discover the benefits, drawbacks and incentives available with our complete guide
Plant rooms offer an effective way to group your home’s technical equipment, making inspection and maintenance easier. Here’s what you need to know
Solar batteries provide storage for your solar panels, ensuring you make the most of the electricity generated. We take a look at the technology and whether they're worth the investment
Heat pumps for swimming pools are a low carbon way to keep your water temperature comfortable for a pleasant swim. Here’s everything you need to know about them
Installing a ground source heat pump can be transformative for your home, but it’s also disruptive and costly. We break down the process so you can stay informed
What are underfloor heating manifolds, how do they work and where should they be installed? This guide explains it all
Solar thermal provides renewable hot water for the home by harnessing the sun’s energy. From how the technology works to the cost for installing panels, here’s everything you need to know
With interest in renewables currently at a high, energy expert David Hilton looks at the pros and cons of the different types available for powering your home
Not sure what installing an air source heat pump will entail? Our expert breaks down the process, from finding the right installer to what an installed system should look like
Hybrid solar panels combine the technology of PV and thermal panels to produce both heat and electricity. Here’s what you need to know before considering them for your home
Are solar panels a good investment for your home? From the types available to whether the cost is worth the reward, take a look at this essential guide for beginners.
Installing solar PV panels is a brilliant way of using the sun’s energy to heat your home. Here’s everything you need to know before considering if it's right for you
How much does a ground source heat pump cost? Find out the average expenditure on systems and installation with this expert guide
Discover the main air source heat pump costs associated with this renewable heating alternative, as well as how you could save money on installation through government grants
A biomass boiler offers a great renewable and sustainable heat solution but it comes at a price. We bring you the lowdown
System boilers cleverly heat your home and provides hot water in one handy system. Here’s the lowdown
Electric underfloor heating is the latest heating technique that’s as efficient as it is space saving. Here’s the lowdown
The Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) is a government scheme designed to reward those homeowners using renewable energy
Choosing the right underfloor heating thermostat and controls is key to the success of your system, be it wet or electric
Whether you want to troubleshoot UFH problems or have questions about installation - we've got you covered
A groundbreaking domestic hybrid boiler that can create energy from waste is being studied in technical field trials in the UK
We’ve become accustomed to air conditioning in our cars and offices in the summer months, but can it ever be a viable option for the home?
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