No doubt you’ve already heard of the Internet of Things (IoT)… where devices that weren’t designed with web browsing and the digital world in mind are connected to the internet for control purposes. There are clear benefits to this for busy homeowners, who are now able to control aspects of their home life remotely, no matter where they are – just at the touch of a couple of … [Read more...] about Got A Smart Building? Protect Yourself Against Hackers
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British Gas Announces Standard Variable Tariff Price Hike
If you’re a British Gas customer, you could see your energy bills increase by up to £60 if you’re on one of the supplier’s standard variable tariff (SVT) rates. The company has just announced it will be pushing up its SVT from May 29th this year and is advising customers on this particular tariff to consider moving to one of its new fixed term deals. New customers can no … [Read more...] about British Gas Announces Standard Variable Tariff Price Hike
Cumbrians – Is Your Heating Oil Safe From Theft?
If you live in a rural part of Cumbria, you might want to make sure your heating oil is properly protected as new research has found that over £4 million worth of this kind of oil was stolen from rural homes last year. The BoilerJuice study found that thefts of this kind have climbed by 51 per cent in six years so being vigilant, especially at this time of year, would be … [Read more...] about Cumbrians – Is Your Heating Oil Safe From Theft?
Snow Still On The Way!
This week (January 9th), there has been an awful lot of talk about Arctic fronts, snowbombs and gale force winds, but weather predictions haven’t seemed to materialise in quite the way that everyone expected. However, this isn’t stopping the forecasters it would seem, with fresh reports coming in that thunder snow (thunderstorms with snow instead of rain, apparently) could … [Read more...] about Snow Still On The Way!
UK Heat Networks To Undergo Major Expansion
Local councils across England and Wales have started looking into establishing heat networks in their regions, where heat is transported from a single source through pipes in order to provide heat to hundreds of thousands of homes and businesses. Figures obtained by the Daily Telegraph show that over a third of local authorities in England and Wales are now working on heat … [Read more...] about UK Heat Networks To Undergo Major Expansion