Book here for our free talk! Over the next 5 years around 50 million smart meters will be rolled out across the UK, replacing the 'dumb' meters that have been in homes for years. Each home will also get an interactive home display, which will make their gas and electricity use visible. The hope is that this will enable householders to reduce their energy consumption. In … [Read more...]
Successful Hot Tips for Warm Homes Event
We had a very successful, well attended "Hot Tips for Warm Homes Event" on the 29th of February. The workshop was led by Tom Ruxton - energy efficiency expert, founder of the HEET project. The main targets for the event was to give advice to local residents on low cost insulation, draughtproofing, energy efficiency around the house, changing habits to save energy and how … [Read more...]
Another successful 21st Century Homes event
We had another successful 21st Century Homes event hosted at Alexandra Park School. We had several new exhibitors this year, and 1-2-1 advice surgeries which proved popular. The open homes visits were very well attended and hopefully provided great inspiration for visitors' own green home projects! A real joint effort by lots of MHSG members. … [Read more...]
Smart homes – get your application in!
SmartHomes advice line 020 7527 4736 (open Monday to Friday, 9am- 7pm) The SmartHomes scheme is offering a grant (no repayment required) of up to £6000 for energy efficiency upgrades to your home – exactly the kinds of upgrades we’ve been encouraging to make your home more comfortable and kinder on the environment. This scheme is available only in north London, thanks … [Read more...]
Our new Homeowner Pack
A new home energy efficiency guide does the legwork for Muswell Hill householders to bring their home up to 21st Century standards of energy efficiency - whilst increasing comfort , reducing running costs, cutting carbon and maintaining character. The Muswell Hill Sustainability Group’s Homeowner Pack contains 60 pages of up-to-date information about insulation, … [Read more...]
A great success!
Our 21st Century Homes Character Comfort Low Carbon event was a great success with around 140 visitors. There was a real buzz, and visitors seemed to appreciate the variety of stalls and the advice available. Despite a power outage at the start(!) the talks went very well too, and hopefully inspired visitors to take action with their own homes! … [Read more...]