Do Heat Pumps save you money and are they reliable?
Heat pumps are the mainstay of UK government policy in decarbonising our home heating. Currently, 95% of UK housing stock is heated by fossil fuels, mostly gas. Yet, the energy crisis has highlighted the need for us to move away … Continue reading
Fluctuating oil prices – when is the best time to buy heating oil?
Trying to second-guess energy prices is notoriously difficult, that said, crude oil has risen from a low of $30 a barrel in early 2016 to over $80 in recent months. For those who have to rely on oil to run … Continue reading
Electric Radiators or Storage Heaters are they energy efficient?
The papers seem full of ads for electric radiators claiming to be cheap to run and energy efficient. Let’s take a look at the cheap to run element first – no pun intended! Electricity is one of the most expensive forms … Continue reading