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Gas price increase, partially reduced by 3.3%


Emily Gosden the Energy Editor for the Telegraph last week wrote about Scottish Power preparing to reduce its tariffs by 3.3% suggesting the 2.2m customers on dual fuel will see their annual bills reduced  by £40 pa. This will still leave these customers paying … Continue reading

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Another ASA complaint upheld against E.on


A complaint has been upheld against Energy providers E.on this week and another upheld in part. Yet the government seems likely to promote large companies like these and others, as Green Deal PROVIDERS later this year. Why, when the industry has … Continue reading

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Green Deal Deadline fast approaching


The government consultation period is fast approaching it’s closing date of January18th. Submissions must be made by 4pm on the day. Any company can contribute, although most will use the services of their trade body or association like the GGF … Continue reading

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Government Launches consultation documents for its Green Deal


The Government today released the consultation documents for its Green Deal scheme for industry to comment upon. The plan suggests that property owners (landlords and private homeowners) could get funding towards energy efficient improvements, so that their heating costs (and carbon … Continue reading

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Sign the petition to “Cut the VAT” on Energy Efficient, Home Improvements


For years, the double glazing industry and the general population of this country, has been disadvantaged, paying 4 times more VAT (20%) for Energy Efficient home improvements, when most other energy efficient products (light bulbs, loft insulation and cavity wall … Continue reading

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117% increase in Dual Fuel Bills since 2004, just how high will they go?


The FT reports today that dual fuel bills have more than doubled since 2004. Read the article here http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/7cfac732-f34a-11e0-b11b-00144feab49a.html#ixzz1b8Lhj3kL So if this trend continues to double every 7 years double glazing that saves energy and reduced consumption (and therefore energy bills) … Continue reading

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The Governments Green Deal for Energy Efficient windows, another White Elephant?

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Beware Green Deals, special offers, bogus schemes! The double glazing industry has its share of critics, some companies have poor reputations, some claim government schemes exist when they don’t, whilst others are tarnished when actually, they’re telling the truth. Here at … Continue reading

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Energy Savings Week, 24th-28th October. EST promotes energy efficient double glazing.


The 24th-28th of October marks Energy Savings Week. In it’s 15th year now the Energy Savings Trust are again promoting energy savings companies and the products they make, to reduce the nations energy consumption, and so as a homeowner, you … Continue reading

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As winter arrives……


Let’s enjoy every last hour of sunshine as summer slips away into the coolness of autumn, the sharpness of early mornings and crystal clear nights. Households across the country will be starting the boiler, calling the plumber and discussing ways … Continue reading

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Are Costs and Red Tape going to scupper the Green Deal?


The government via DECC, wants to encourage home owners to insulate their homes. Grants, handouts or interest free loans would all be vote winners come the next election, but they have no money to pay for it, the coffers are empty and besides they have yet … Continue reading

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