David is an expert in sustainable building and energy efficiency and is also director of Heat and Energy Ltd.
Find out how much an air source heat pump costs, how it's installed and the pros and cons of switching from a gas boiler to this renewable heating system
The Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) may be coming to an end, but it's still available for now to claim payments if you're installing a renewable technology in your home
David Hilton advises on the implications of retrofitting an ASHP into an existing home currently using a gas boiler
Covered under Building Regulations Part F, ventilation is crucial for a warm, airtight home, but is often the forgotten part of the energy efficiency equation
Is air conditioning worth it in the UK? We look at the types of systems available, how much they cost and the important factors you need to consider to decide if it’s right for you
If you only buy one cordless drill, Makita's DHP458Z 18V cordless hammer drill could be just the ticket
How can we reduce overheating in our homes? We outline the steps you can take to make yours a comfortable home all year round
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
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
Choosing the right underfloor heating thermostat and controls is key to the success of your system, be it wet or electric
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