These days, most people spend their time in an artificial climate, whether in the front living room or the chicken-coop office. Underfloor heating provides a different way to heat a space, one which is far more efficient that previous routes. Modern underfloor heating is an ancient concept updated with contemporary technology. Roman villas and bath houses used to use underfloor spaces to pass air through – heated by an open fire which would in turn heat the structure. Read More
Believe it or not, the UK is getting hotter! Weeks of strong sunshine in the UK a surge in photovoltaic (PV) panels installations. This kind of weather has resulted in the record generation of solar power. The 2016 Energy trends report shows that temperatures in the last yearly quarter were on average 0.5 degrees warmer than a year earlier, with average temperatures in both January and February being warmer than a year earlier. Renewable energy is also growing in popularity as renewables share of electricity generation increased to 25.1 per cent, compared to the 22.8 per cent share in the first quarter of 2015. Renewable electricity generation has also increased by 6.4 percent this year. In 2013 there was 450,000 solar installations. On a sunny day solar power is able to generate around 2% of UK demand over a 24-hour period. The UK as a whole is getting better at generating and saving money on energy but how can you play your part? Read More
Today, young people are finding it increasingly difficult to understand their energy bills, in fact, only 7% of under 35s say they fully understand their bill while 18% of over 55s understand their energy bills. Understanding how your bills work are vital for reducing overall energy consumption if customers dont understand how they use their energy, or how usage it calculated they may not be taking effective steps towards efficiency. Read More
More and more people are changing their energy supply over to a sustainable energy source. The future of energy supply is changing. For energy users to move towards sustainable energy they must understand it. Here are five ways researchers are trying to make energy supplies more sustainable, creating a cleaner future for everyone!
Solar is one of the most powerful forms of sustainable energy and it has been established for years! In recent years solar power has been receiving more funding from governments and home owners have taken interest into bringing sustainable energy into their own homes. Read More
Despite the Government stopping the Green Deal Scotland scheme last year putting an end to handouts for the installation of renewables and other energy-saving measures there are still ways the Green Deal remains to help put your property on the renewable map. Indeed, a Green Deal assessment can still be booked by your local professional renewable installer to give you the tips and advice you need for making the right renovations to your home. Read More
Dont you just hate when salespeople knock on your door? Ive seen myself hiding in the kitchen to avoid their long-winded memorized benefits and camouflaged disadvantages that their green energy company has to offer. Read More
Finding ways to reduce energy bills is a concern for homes nationwide. As energy prices continue to climb and carbon emissions need to be reduced, what solutions are available for your home to save both money and energy.
You read that title right at DMS Installers we are proud to be able to offer your property the chance to benefit from our access to Government grants and schemes that could bring you free cavity wall insulation in Scotland. Read More
Across Scotland numerous homes are going without the recommended insulation that a home should have as standard. Others are standing with old, out of date insulation that ought to be replaced with newer forms of eco-friendly technology. Read More
The biggest concern for homeowners in the cold winter months is undoubtedly saving energy while we continue to use more energy for the heating of our homes. Saving money while keeping warm can be a thought that many people ignore, but dont fret. With DMS Installers, we can help you find the best way to keep your home warm in winter and cool in the Summer with insulation solutions Scotland. You could be eligible for free insulation in Scotland and we have compiled a handy guide as to how you could get your own free home insulation. Read More