Posts tagged with “residential”

Renewable Energy – Should You Get It For Your Home?

Monday, 21 May, 2012

The cost of electricity and power has been rising throughout the years.  This is attributable to the fact that the supply for fossil fuels – which is the primary source of energy in the world, is dwindling. And as the saying goes: “if the demand is high, but the supply is low – costs will … Read More »

Boost Energy Savings by Insulating your Water Heater Tank

Wednesday, 16 May, 2012

Water heaters are one of the biggest consumers of energy in an average household. When you insulate water heater tanks, the amount of heat loss is decreased so you won’t have to shell out more money in water heating bills and hot water remains hot longer. Since traditional storage tanks constantly heat water, they actually … Read More »

Helpful Tips to Going Green

Sunday, 13 May, 2012

When it comes to going green, many people are now thinking of powering their households and buildings with alternative sources of energy as threats of global warming continue to hog the headlines all over the world. But before you could even invest in one of those energy efficient technologies, you should know what is appropriate … Read More »

Solar PV ‘rent a roof’ schemes lead to mortgage issues

Monday, 30 April, 2012

By Jon Ramage With the business and workload continuing to expand, Cockrams Surveyors have moved to employ another graduate. Jon Ramage will start work in June after completing an RICS accredited BSc degree in Building Surveying and Environment. Prior to studying, Jon came from a construction related background with 8 years site experience, ranging from … Read More »

Change of Use from Commercial to Residential and the Permitted Development Rights

Monday, 16 April, 2012

The UK government believes their planning system should offer a supply of land for residential use. They believe and recognize there are going to be changes in the residential and commercial area, and the government is willing to support and recognize these changes and respond to them. Their desire is to respond to the social … Read More »