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The Next Generation of Solar Panels? V3 Solar’s Spin Cells

Solar panels have become more familiar to us in recent years. At one time you would have been hard pushed to find a set of solar panels on a roof near you. Now it is exceedingly common to find these panels adorning roofs all over your local area, even if you don’t yet have them.

Of course as with any other type of technology,…

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Added by Lenka Rihova on February 25, 2013 at 7:36am — No Comments

PassivHaus – Is it the Future of Home Building?



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The idea of energy efficiency and reducing CO2 emissions is not a new one. But it is one we are hearing more and more about in recent times. and when it comes to reducing energy, the name PassivHaus can…

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Added by Lenka Rihova on February 19, 2013 at 7:30am — 30 Comments

How will People Afford to Heat their Homes?

The inability to heat one’s home is known as ‘fuel poverty’ and it is at an all time high across the UK. Around 8,000 people die each year because of it and there are urgent calls for more energy efficiency to prevent fuel poverty…

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Added by Lenka Rihova on December 11, 2012 at 6:35am — 2 Comments

What happens when you get snow on solar panels?

Greener living starts at home!There are plenty of things you can do to save energy and water around the house and reduce your bills. One of these things is to install solar panels. Solar panels on your roof can generate electricity and can help you to…

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Added by Lenka Rihova on December 3, 2012 at 4:10am — No Comments

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