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20
MAR
2020

Can electric vehicles make us safer drivers?

Electric Vehicles will be the norm in 20 years but besides the benefits of clearer air and saving on fuel costs, could they actually benefit the way we drive? Hyundai has recently conducted an experiment to test this. People were tested in petrol or diesel cars and then electric...
13
MAR
2020

What the 2020 UK Budget means for Electric Vehicles and renewable energy

This week’s budget announcement was understandably overshadowed by the current coronavirus outbreak, however there was some information surrounding the future investment for electric vehicles. Electric Vehicles will benefit from the Budget as a Rapid Charging Fund has been...
17
FEB
2020

Smart meter rollout’s deadline has been delayed by 4 years

The rollout for smart meters in every home has been pushed back to 2024 from the original deadline of 2020 due to a lack of available technology. Consumer group citizens advice has been calling for the deadline to be extended in the best interests of the customers so technical...
10
FEB
2020

Ban on gas heating for new homes by 2025

Ban on gas heating for new homes by 2025, it will be interesting to see what happens regarding gas heating in new homes and further efforts to tackle climate change. A ban on gas by 2025 to address climate change concerns was part of the chancellor’s standards for delivering...
11
DEC
2019

Drive into the future: why electric vehicles are essential for the climate crisis

Electric vehicles are a relatively new phenomenon, but they are expected to become the dominant form of vehicle between 2020 and 2030. The government states it is committed to make the UK a world leader in the electric car industry, so it is likely we will see further uptake over...
18
JUL
2019

Could social media posts be leaving your home vulnerable to theft?

Holidays are meant to be relaxing, but do you have peace of mind about the safety of your property whilst you’re away? Posting beach pictures and checking into your destination online may seem the perfect way to share your holiday with friends and family, but it may alert...
17
JUN
2019

New ‘Smart Export Guarantee’ update

New laws to guarantee payment for solar homes providing excess electricity In January we brought you information confirming the announcement of the new ‘Smart Export Guarantee’. Last week the Government announced that new solar homes and businesses creating and...
22
JAN
2019

Energy efficient upgrades for Rubicon Ltd

Established in 1980, Rubicon Ltd has nearly 40 years of experience in the Steel Stockholding business across the North of England and the Midlands. Still a family run business to this day, Geoff Elsley, Managing Director commissioned Norcroft to install electric car charging...
04
DEC
2018

The 18th Edition and what it means for you

The 18th Edition IET Wiring Regulation is the latest set of standards to govern the electrical industry. All electricians must have taken and passed the course by January 2019. The 18th Edition was introduced on the 1st July 2018. All electrical installations where design and...
30
NOV
2018

The importance of using an NICEIC approved electrician

In today’s blog we want to share with you a story that highlights why you should always hire an NICEIC approved electrician, and why you shouldn’t be afraid to check an electrician’s accreditations before they start work at your property. The National Inspection Council for...
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