Energy Saving Tips & Advice

The UK (and indeed the World) is going through a time of great uncertainty – but that doesn’t mean we’re helpless.  We don’t know what the future holds for our climate and our economy. Carbon emissions are still climbing. Fracking in the UK has been banned. Oil prices have skyrocketed amidst escalating tensions in the […]
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Winter is coming!  It’s November already, and we’re all starting to feel the cold creep in.  As the temperature starts to drop you may have found yourself reaching for the thermostat to fend off the chills. Many will be worried about that dreaded winter energy bill. No one likes to feel cold in their own […]
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“Fracking will not be allowed to proceed in England.”  The government announced recently that the extraction of shale gas through hydraulic fracturing (fracking) will face a nationwide moratorium, with immediate effect. Ongoing activity as well as further developments have been banned. The decision will be well received in Lancashire where Cuadrilla has already apologised to the […]
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For the first time since 1882, the UK’s generation of electricity through clean renewables has exceeded fossil fuels. Carbon Brief reported that the third quarter of 2019 will mark a historic milestone in British energy generation, highlighting the transformation of our electricity system over the last decade. A decade of progress In 2010, fossil fuels […]
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Over 600 social media creators and influencers have joined forces in a campaign to plant 20 million trees around the globe. The project, named TeamTrees, has the ambitious target of raising $20 million (more than £15 million) from crowdfunding. In May, Youtuber MrBeast was challenged to plant 20 million trees by a fan to celebrate […]
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The North West of England could soon see savings on their energy bills, thanks to a new voltage control scheme announced recently by Electricity North West. The network operator has been trialing the scheme for four years, during which they selectively lowered the grid’s voltage in response to customers usage. This allows the company to […]
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Boiler Maintenance and Servicing by Wise Energy
Boiler Plus is a part of new government legislation that affects all homes in the UK from April 6, 2018. Launched by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Boiler Plus looks at encouraging energy efficiency to meet the EU’s 2020 targets. What does Boiler Plus mean for me? Alongside a range of other measures, […]
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Mitsubishi Ecodan Air Source Heat Pumps
What is a Renewable Heat Incentive? One of the major advantages of installing a renewable energy source in a domestic property is receiving additional funding from the government in the form of a Renewable Heat Incentive. By installing a renewable heat source such as an Air Source Heat Pump, an owner can benefit from payments […]
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Smart Home Technology by Wise Energy
It’s official – The smart home has arrived. From boiling the kettle, to setting your thermostat, technology within the home is rapidly evolving and is as simple as opening an app on your phone. Whilst there is a wide range of technologies and products to choose from, we take a look at the products making […]
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Boiler Maintenance and Servicing by Wise Energy
Keeping your boiler in good condition not only benefits your home, but your wallet too. Boilers are expensive to repair and more expensive to replace, so follow our handy hints to make the most of your boiler, keeping you safe and saving you money! Gas Safety When a boiler is damaged, there is a chance […]
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