The Eco Experts Blog

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renewableheat
Wednesday, October 19, 2011 - 10:52
Friday 30 September saw the £860m scheme to subsidise renewable heating pulled within hours of its intended launch. It’s thought this will be another blow to confidence in the government’s green energy commitment with far-reaching consequences for consumers and stakeholders. The...
Romag
Tuesday, October 18, 2011 - 08:42
At the moment Romag leads the way as the only UK owned and based PV manufacturer but they’re not planning to stop there. They are about to invest £1 million in state-of-the-art technology to speed up the production process and increase capacity by 300 per cent by the end of the...
Carbon Footprint
Thursday, October 13, 2011 - 09:38
We’re constantly being encouraged to keep ours as small as possible and the government is trying all sorts of things to reduce the UK’s by at least 80 per cent by 2050, but can we, as individuals really make a difference to the size of our carbon footprints? The Home Energy...
Solar Panel Roof
Wednesday, October 12, 2011 - 13:09
The use of middlemen or companies especially formed to generate leads for business is nothing new, so we shouldn’t be surprised when it happens in the renewable energy industry. But what happens if something goes wrong? This was one of the questions that arose on Thursday’s...
Solar Stadium
Friday, September 30, 2011 - 11:22
Kaohsiung World Stadium If you ever wondered what solar power looked like at its most impressive, take a look at the Kaohsiung World Stadium in Taiwan. Designed by Toyo Ito for the 2009 World Games, this huge 50,000 seat arena is the largest stadium in the country and...
Wednesday, September 28, 2011 - 13:38
Image has always been important to business. In these environmentally aware times, it’s becoming increasingly necessary for companies to display their green credentials. In some cases it could be the difference between winning and losing important contracts. A substantial solar...
Tuesday, September 27, 2011 - 10:50
It would seem that most modern roofs should be structurally capable of taking the weight of a suitable solar array. Roofs are designed to take loads of around 100 Kg per square metre. All roof coverings come with their own weight calculations, For example, typical slates weigh...
weathersolar
Monday, September 26, 2011 - 11:29
The word ‘solar’ is a clue that solar panels require sunlight to operate. Solar panels produce more electricity during summer months because of the longer days and stop producing at night – no surprises there. But how do the diverse weather conditions, so common to the UK,...
Monday, September 19, 2011 - 09:18
Most people agree that, in the light of the government’s Feed In Tariff. Solar panels make a great long term investment proposition but what of the short term? What if you move house? Does the addition of solar panels add value to your property and how will you recoup your...
solar installer
Thursday, September 15, 2011 - 11:33
There’s money to be made from solar panels. That’s true for the manufacturers, installers and homeowners, so it shouldn’t be surprising that it might attract some unsavoury characters. The industry is in boom-mode, as more homeowners than ever before see the benefits of going...