Boris Johnson has been encouraged to slash VAT on retrofits from 20% to zero, to help support economic recovery and meet climate targets
While Passivhaus offer a low-energy standard for new builds, the equivalent for existing properties allows homeowners the ability to update their thermal performance while staying put. We take a closer look at what EnerPHit means
As petrol and diesel vehicles are phrased out, charging an electric car at home will become increasingly important. David Hilton explains what you need to know about installing a dedicated chargepoint
What does Passivhaus mean and what factors make a Passivhaus so special? Experts Mark Brinkley and Tim Pullen explain how to achieve the German standard for eco homes
In the right setting, and installed by the right professional, spray foam insulation can be a good choice
From quick-fix DIY tasks to longer term solutions, here are 15 ways to help make an old home more energy efficient this winter
The project is a “European first in mechanical engineering for a single house”, which generates all its own power through the solar array
The Building Regulations have plenty to say about how energy-efficient new homes should be. Paul Hymers explains the essentials
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