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06
AUG
2018

Why you should invest in solar now

The Feed in Tariff or FIT which was launched in 2010 is a government scheme that was designed to provide an incentive for businesses and home owners in the UK to install a solar system. The FIT has allowed over 1 million solar installations to take place across the UK and in turn...
12
JUN
2018

Could electric vehicles recharge your business?

Are electric vehicles on your radar? Or do you like the idea of an electric vehicle but implementing them at work seems a world away? We all know the obvious environmental benefits of driving an electric vehicle, but have you thought about the commercial benefits and the positive...
24
APR
2018

Make the most of the sunshine with a solar clean

We service a lot of things in our lives – cars, boilers, alarms – and solar panels are no different. Cleaning your solar panels can increase efficiency by 10-20% and prolong the lifespan of your system. If you’ve invested in solar technology at home or for your...
13
MAR
2018

Top tips on achieving a better EPC rating

An Energy Performance Certificate known as an EPC. Encourages properties to consider the amount of energy used in their property. Energy efficiency ratings are provided for all buildings and buildings are rated from A to G with A being with the most efficient and G being the...
06
FEB
2018

Norcroft Energy – The Apprenticeship Story

Norcroft Energy have had one apprentice complete their training through the JTL apprenticeship scheme and another has recently started, allowing our family run electrical and renewable energy business to offer full time employment to local young adults. Electrical Apprenticeships...
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...
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...