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Greener Homes

This guide looks at the main domestic microgeneration technologies and the different ways to make more efficient use of energy in the home. Many of these projects are permitted development which means they do not require planning permission providing certain limits and conditions are met. There is much all of us can do with relatively little effort to cut our energy use – and save money.

Home energy generation

Find out more about common renewable energy systems, like solar panels and and wind turbines and get advice on installing these technologies to your home

Energy Saving

Almost half of the UK's carbon dioxide emissions come from energy we use every day – much of it at home. By making more efficient use of energy and reducing waste we can all help prevent climate change - and save money on bills.