Can we believe in energy labels?
The VW diesel emission scandal has shown the lengths to which manufacturers will go to meet ever-tougher environmental standards. The true cost of this deception will take many years to become apparent and, no doubt cost Volkswagen vast amounts of … Continue reading
Top tips for choosing the best energy saving washing machine for your home
It’s not in our nature, but try to look beyond the purchase price – and consider the running costs. Also energy labels on washing machines can be rather confusing, as they now display average electricity consumed in Kilowatts hours (kWh) … Continue reading
Ross from Sust-it offers more advice on energy saving at home…
Q: If you had to choose one energy efficient appliance for the home, that would make the most difference, what would it be? A: That’s a tricky one; tumble dryers have become a necessary evil in many busy households, but … Continue reading
Ross Lammas the founder of Sust-it offers some canny advice on understanding energy labels, and why he started his energy saving website
Q: Why did you start Sust-it? A: Frustration at the lack of information regarding energy efficiency! I’d been fortunate to self-build an eco house in 2006 – which involved lots of research in into energy-efficient building design and low carbon-intensive … Continue reading
Sust-it gives top energy efficient products a GreenPlug!
Spotting the ‘best-in-class’ energy-saving products isn’t that easy with the A+++ rating appearing on so many models, and other efficiency labelling schemes, such as Energy Saving Trust ‘recommended’, only required to meet rather unchallenging criteria. To address this we’ve introduced … Continue reading