Category Archives: Window Energy Ratings

Swiss nationals fined for having single glazing

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How would you feel if the government announced that you had until January 2016 to install double glazing, or faced a fine for having single glazing? well that precisely what faces the residence of Geneva. According to an article all homeowners … Continue reading

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Gas price increase, partially reduced by 3.3%

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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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BFRC and Certass create confusion with different A ratings

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The BFRC and Certass have each created a new level of window energy rating for products that exceed zero, i.e. they are energy positive and better than A . Because marketing and sales people like to claim their product is the best … Continue reading

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

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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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As winter arrives……

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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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Understand WER’s (Window Energy Ratings)

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Rules governing the performance of windows changed in October 2010. Before then windows had to have a U value of 2 (1.8 in Scotland), as from 1st October 2010 the new u value is 1.6 for both England and Scotland, … Continue reading

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