‘Majority of Brits’ switching on energy-saving bulbs

The UK is one of the top five EU nations embracing energy-saving compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFL) but is however lagging behind in switching to LEDs. According to a survey from the Energy Saving Trust, nine out of 10 Brits (88%) are buying CFL bulbs – with the aim of cutting energy costs – putting […]

Brits pick trustworthy energy tradesman over price

Half of UK householders believe trust is more important than price when hiring an energy tradesperson. A new survey of 2,000 people has revealed a clearly displayed certification mark from a trusted organisation shown by a tradesperson was more important than how much they charged when deciding who would work in their homes. Householders picked […]

Green Deal will boost demand for ‘green’ upgrades

Demand for ‘green’ upgrades will be boosted by the Government’s Green Deal scheme as more than half of homeowners in the UK are interested in taking energy efficient measures – especially double-glazing. That’s the view of the Energy Saving Trust after a survey of more than 2,000 adults showed 22% of householders have purchased double-glazing […]