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13
JAN
2017

Philip’s Top Tips to reduce energy

How much could you save in 2017? Last month, The Telegraph reported an expected 5 percent rise in energy prices in 2017. With this in mind, perhaps now is a good time to review your energy usage and trim the fat off your bills. Here are my Top Tips… Confident with your...
06
SEP
2016

Voltage increases causing solar systems to underperform

Over the summer months we have been made aware of several solar pv systems dropping out at peak times. This is due to an increase in the distributed voltage supplied into properties. A standard installation should be between 207-253 volts with the average being 242 volts. With...
16
JUL
2014

Choosing the right solar company

We’re finding that more and more solar installations are failing as they’re not being installed correctly. It’s important to choose your solar company carefully. Here’s three recent examples where Norcroft Energy has been called out to pick up the pieces....
10
JUL
2014

How to keep your electrics safe at home

Electricity is a major cause of accidental fires in the home. According to the charity, Electrical Safety First, electricity causes more than 20,000 fires a year – almost half of all accidental UK house fires. 20 years ago, the average household had one TV, video and possibly a...
06
FEB
2014
Electric vehicle charging point

Norcroft Energy install Electric Vehicle Chargers at homes all over Yorkshire, free of charge

Norcroft Energy are fully accredited by the Office of Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV) to install electric charging units. Based on a government grant, we are able to offer all Yorkshire residents, free installation of a home charging unit. Philip Mosley, Managing Director at...
05
FEB
2014
Benefits of renewable energy

Sheffield couple embrace renewable energy

We met Mr & Mrs Scott at a local show and we were asked to survey their detached bungalow in Sheffield to discuss ways of reducing the annual running costs of the property. Following the survey, we installed solar panels, LED lighting, and a voltage optimisation unit. Solar...
08
NOV
2013
Renewable Energy Exchange

Renewable Energy Exchange 2013

Norcroft Energy were proud to take part in this year’s Renewable Energy Exchange (REX) event at The Pavilions of Harrogate on 6th November. REX facilitates meetings between those planning renewable projects and suppliers of renewable technologies. The event is predominantly...
13
OCT
2013
Energy bills rising

Electricity prices are on the rise

As SSE and Powergen announce they will be raising their gas and electricity prices, fears grow that other providers will soon follow suit. SSE, formerly Scottish and Southern Energy, have announced they will raise gas and electricity prices by 8.2% from 15th November 2013. Since,...
11
OCT
2013
Alarm installation Yorkshire

Is your property protected?

Burglary crime is on the increase across South Yorkshire, with 2,923 burglaries reported between April and August alone. Now Autumn has arrived and the evenings are getting darker earlier, this often leads to a further increase in burglaries. Secure your property and reduce your...
29
AUG
2013
Voltage Optimisation Yorkshire

Local high voltage problems

In recent weeks we have been called to several properties experiencing high voltage problems. The symptoms are alarm systems activating, appliances failing and RCD units tripping off. Our power is delivered by the National Grid by local network operator Northern Power Grid (the...
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