Easy Ways To Become Sustainable At Home

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Changing things in your home can have a massive effect on the outside world, especially the environment. With our handy guide, we will provide and advise you on how to improve your home to become more energy-efficient.

Exceptional Energy Efficiency Rooflights

An average home loses 10% of its heat through windows.

Ensuring that your windows have energy-efficient glazing on can keep your house warmer and quieter. It can even reduce your energy bills whether it is with either triple-glazing or secondary-glazing.

EOS Rooflight supplies Eco-roof lights that have a triple-glazing and is injected with Krypton Gas to maximise their energy efficiency – reducing energy bills.

A low U Value of 0.65 W/m2K it is one of the best energy-saving materials, whilst still ensuring your home has enough natural light. eos-imae

Solar Panel Experts – Your local, trusted solar panel team

Solar Photovoltaic Energy, a practical renewable alternative to traditional off-grid electricity generation.

Now also attractive on the grid for earning feed-in tariffs and reducing or eliminating your electricity bills.

Photovoltaic systems convert the sun’s energy into electricity for residential and commercial buildings.

Solar Electric solutions are readily available. The technology is well proven having been used throughout the world for many years.

Know your flat roof systems

Did you know that an easy way to be more sustainable at home and save on energy without breaking the bank is to switch out your traditional felt roof for a flat rubber roof?

EPDM rubber roofs can list up to three times longer than traditional roofing systems and are much more sustainable and recyclable. Find out more here.

Known to be one of the most eco-friendly roofing solutions on the market as it is non-toxic and does not pollute rainwater. On top of this, there are no bitumen problems, is solar power compatible and is very durable.

 Saving the future through recycling

Around 85% of our annual household waste still ends up in landfill sites, when 50% of a typical household bin’s contents can be recycled.

Collecting and recycling all your bottles and jars used around the home can make a big impact on reducing this huge volume of waste, for your local recycling bins, click here.

Take care to only recycle suitable glass products though. There are different types of glass material and sorting out mixed glass collections can be a costly and ineffective procedure so many recycling collections/facilities will only accept certain types of glass items.

Check below for the items that generally are and aren’t accepted for recycling.

CAN be recycled:

  • Clear glass bottles
  • Coloured glass bottles
  • Glass jars

CANNOT be recycled:

  • Drinking glasses
  • Mirrors
  • Cookware
  • Spectacles
  • Light bulbs