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Create an Economically Friendly Home For Life

Creating an ECONOMICALLY FRIENDLY HOME With technology coming on in leaps and bounds each year, prices are coming down dramatically for a whole host of sustainable energy solutions for your home. No matter how big or small the changes are that you make, you will be contributing to a better future for your family as well as the planet. FORLIFE Why not try some of these options to make the change for life? SOLAR PANELS O Could save you £150 A YEAR By using PHOTOVOLTAIC (PV) PANELS, energy from the Sun is converted into electricity O SOLAR HOT WATER SYSTEM Could save £200 A YEAR on gas energy bills Earn £650 A YEAR for the energy produced from your panels 60-70% OF THE ENERGY NEEDED to heat your hot water can be provided from THE SUN LOFT INSULATION O Could save you £180 A YEAR Takes 2 YEARS to pay for itself Saves around 730kg of CO2 per year Effective for at least 40 YEARS LIGHTBULBS .... Replacing just one light bulb with an energy saving light bulb can save you around £3 A YEAR YWIND TURBINES Swapping all your light bulbs could save you £55 A YEAR The power of the wind pushes the large blades. These drive a turbine which creates ELECTRICITY Approximately 650 MILLION inefficient light bulbs in UK homes A well-sited 6kW turbine can produce UP TO 10,000KWH (around 5.2 tonnes of CO2) per yean There is the potential for nearly 2 MILLION TONNES OF CO2 savings from domestic small scale turbines If you live in Scotland you have THE HIGHEST POTENTIAL FOR GENERATING more energy from a wind turbine HEAT PUMPS Both GROUND (GSHP) and AIR SOURCE HEAT PUMPS (ASHP) are available BATHROOM ACCESSORIES Y Can be used for CENTRAL HEATING or HOT WATER Using a water-efficient showerhead can save up to 74% OF THE WATER used with a standard showerhead Earn 7.3p/kWh from an Air Source Heat Pump and 18.8p/kWh from a Ground Source Heat Pump Water-efficient showerheads could save you up to £165 A YEAR BUY A SHOWER TIMER ASHP can get heat from the air in temperatures as low as-15°C as being in the shower for 5 MINUTES uses about 60 LITRES of water This infographic was brought to you by SolarTech Ltd. Providing energy for today, protécting the environment for tomorrow Solar Tech Ltd. Sources: | |óme/indoor_water_saving_tips.asp

Create an Economically Friendly Home For Life

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After your mortgage payments, one of the biggest recurring costs that we incur is our utility bills. Gas, electricity and water can take huge chunks of your paycheck month on month. But what are the ...




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