Green Homes Grant Scheme

We are really excited here at EPEC Ltd that the Green Homes Grant Scheme has finally been released. his had also been publicised by Andy Webb of the famous Be Clever with your Cash website and money saving guides. Follow this link to read his detailed and useful guide on how to access the government funding for this. Our sister company DKM Developments Ltd is just in the final stages of getting Trustmark accreditation through BBA to carry out installations under this scheme. DKM Developments Ltd will be offering installations of loft insulation, suspended timber floor insulation...

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£3 billion retrofit funding for UK homes.

From September 2020 homeowners can benefit from grants of between £2,000.00 and £10,000.00 to carry out energy efficiency improvements to their homes. Chancellor Rishi Sunak made this announcement earlier this month and here at EPEC Ltd we can offer not only our services as qualified and accredited Domestic Retrofit Energy Assessors but also our ability to carry out the retrofit projects from start to finish. Read more about the chancellors announcement here. Contact us to find out more about our retrofit assessment service and a free quotation.

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Sustainable living and energy use.

What is sustainable living and how can you use energy sustainably? To help us get into this I decided to ask my ten year old step son the same question as the title of this – what is sustainable living and how can you use energy sustainably? His immediate answer was, ‘I don’t actually know.’ I thought about this and actually considered how many people do indeed have a good understanding of what sustainable living is and how to use energy sustainably. Most people’s perception of living sustainably probably harks back to the old hippies of the...

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Sunamp UniQ Heat Batteries and EPEC Ltd.

The cost saving benefits of installing a Sunamp UniQ Heat Battery first became apparent to us at EPEC Ltd when analysing customer energy use data and working out the most cost effective way of using excess solar PV energy and economy seven or equivalent overnight cheap rate electricity. Sunamp UniQ Heat Battery range The Sunamp UniQ Heat Batteries also have space saving benefits particularly for newbuilds and upgrading hot water systems in smaller domestic properties such as flats and HMOs (house of multiple occupation). The environmental benefits are also apparent as this low carbon...

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An approach to improving the thermal performance of old timber-framed buildings by Daniel Hurst April 2019.

External walls insulated plastered and decorated Recently I have been considering how to improve the thermal performance of older properties, particularly those that are built of a traditional timber frame. The walls of these properties cannot be treated with Government Subsidised Cavity Wall Insulation so I decided to carry out an experiment on my own home, starting a couple of weeks before Christmas with my bedroom – much to my wife’s joy! A traditional timber framed house is built out of timber studs (in my case these are made of solid oak) faced with timber planks, wired then cement...

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