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06
SEP
2016

Why offices should have LED lighting

As well as appearance, office lighting can have an impact on the way people work. Whether in an office, warehouse or retail environment, poor lighting can result in employees becoming tired and less productive. 4 key benefits of good lighting: Enhances wellbeing. Improves...
17
MAY
2016

Brightening your future with LED lighting

LED lighting is no longer the lighting of the future. It’s the lighting choice right now. LED lighting has significantly advanced over the last few years. I’m sure we all remember the days when energy saving light bulbs first made an appearance. There was very little variety....
25
SEP
2015

New regulations for Landlords

From 1st October 2015, new regulations require Landlords in England to install carbon monoxide alarms and smoke alarms for tenanted properties, or face a £5,000 civil penalty. Requirement for smoke alarms If your property is occupied under a tenancy, you must ensure that from 1st...
16
SEP
2015

Considering solar panels? Act now before the big cuts

Since the Government launched the Feed-in-Tariff Scheme back in 2010, it’s about to have the biggest shake up yet. According to the latest reports, the Government are proposing to cut solar panel earnings from £515 per year to £135 per year, leading to the phased closure of the...
01
JUL
2015

New RHI tariffs announced for July 2015

The Department of Energy and Climate Change have announced new tariffs for the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) for the next quarter (1st July – 30th Sept 2015) Commercial RHI The new rates announced for the quarterly period starting on 1 July 2015 show a 5% reduction to the...
09
APR
2015

Brundcliffe Farm opts for biomass boiler to provide heat and hot water to the farm

Norcroft Energy has just installed a Farm 2000 biomass boiler at Brundcliffe Farm. The Farm is a family run, working, 245 acre dairy farm in the Peak District National Park, Derbyshire. Andrew Broadley runs the farm with his brother Michael. “Norcroft Energy were recommended to...
07
MAR
2015

Two years on, Solar PV system continues to exceed farmers expectations

Norcroft Energy completed a solar panel installation at Bentley Grange Farm in March 2013. Two years on, we hear from farmer Chris Moorhouse on how the solar system has exceeded expectations. The Moorhouse family have farmed at Bentley Grange since 1889. The different generations...
23
DEC
2014

RHI Rates – The Latest

The DECC has announced tariff reductions in both the commercial and domestic RHI schemes, effective from the 1st January 2015. The RHI is a Government scheme similar to the Feed-in-Tariff but it applies to heat producing technologies instead such as Biomass Boilers, Solar...
03
OCT
2014

Emley & Penistone Show 2014

It was great to see so many familiar faces at this years Emley Show and Penistone Show. We hope everyone enjoyed a nice family day out. Here’s a quick round-up. Solar PV and Solar Thermal were of particular interest at the shows this year. It was also common that not many...
31
AUG
2014

Renewable Energy receives high levels of support from the public

Renewable Energy receives high levels of support from the public A recent public attitude tracking survey published by the Department of Energy & Climate Change (DECC) on 12th August 2014 found over three-quarters of UK adults (79%) said they supported the use of renewable...