Case Studies

Heat pumps in Bicknoller Heat pumps work by extracting the inexhaustible free supply of solar energy stored naturally either in the ground, air or water and utilizing it for domestic heating and hot water. Solar energy in this form is an unlimited resource that produces no harmful emissions and requires no transportation or supply pipelines.Jim Laflin has successfully installed both air source and ground source heat pumps. More… Restoration at Hestercombe Older or historic properties requiring renovation or restoration present huge problems to their owners. A just-completed project at Hestercombe Gardens (Somerset) sets out to remedy energy efficiency problems in a 17th-century Watermill and an  18th-century Barn. These have been restored and converted into an Educational Centre for Sustainable Energy. More…
The OWL electricity Monitor It’s easier to cut your electricity bills if you know how much you’re using. The OWL wireless electricity Monitor can help you reduce your electricity use and your carbon footprint by showing you how much electricity you are using, as you use it.Read about one person’s experience More… Solar Energy in Watchet Solar energy can be used to provide hot water (solar thermal) or electricity (photovoltaic). Charles Birch has installed both systems on his bungalow in Watchet. More…
Converting Garbage into Clean Energy Thanks to a new, cleaner type of incinerator, residents of Horsholm, Denmark, have few complaints about a nearby plant. It also provides heat and electricity. More… LEDs Vs Halogen
Compare performance, price and longevity of LEDs and Halogen ceiling lights. More