The Eco Experts Blog

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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...
lightbulb green
Friday, October 14, 2011 - 09:25
There seems to be some confusion over what was meant by the Chancellor, George Osborne, when he stated that we’re going to cut our carbon emissions no slower but no faster than our fellow countries in Europe. The Chancellor made this vague statement at the Conservative Party...
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...
Thursday, September 29, 2011 - 09:46
With companies offering free solar panel schemes vying for attention, as the 2012 deadline fast approaches, it’s easy to get carried away with thoughts of cheaper fuel bills and sign up. But before you do, it’s important to talk to your mortgage lender about your intentions....
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...