Heating accounts for a major chunk of household energy consumption. As a result, heating is a huge contributor to a household’s carbon footprint. If you want to reduce your carbon footprint, begin by looking at how you heat your home.
As much as 90% of the heat produced in a home is powered by fossil fuels. An energy-efficient heating system combined with renewable sources of energy offers the most efficient way to reduce your home’s carbon footprint and your energy bills too.
Here are some of the top low-carbon heating technologies that can help reduce your carbon footprint.
Heat pumps are relatively new in the UK but their presence is growing rapidly owing to their efficiency. Heat pumps use natural heat from the air, ground or water body to heat your home.
A heat pump works just like a refrigerator but in reverse. The best part is that heat pumps are highly effective even when the outdoor weather is cool.
Whether you opt for air source heat pumps, ground source heat pumps or water source heat pumps, you are investing in a future-ready technology that’s sure to reduce your carbon footprint.
The sun is an integral part of our lives, so why not leverage the sun’s rays to produce renewable energy for your home? Solar panels can help generate electricity for your house efficiently and affordably at the same time. What’s more, solar panels can produce electricity even if the weather is not that bright.
Solar panels can bring down your home’s energy consumption, saving 1.6 tonnes of carbon each year for an average home.
Electric combi boilers
The combi boiler is the modern avatar of the old-fashioned oil-fired boilers. An electric combi boiler uses electricity to heat your home.
Your search for an energy-efficient household heating solution ends with an electric combi boiler as they do not burn fuel and lose far less energy.
When compared to gas or oil burners, electric combi boilers are noiseless and extremely easy to use too.
Boiler services across the North East
Searching for the best boiler services in the North East? Contact CBFM Heating today! We offer professional boiler services across the North East. Whether you are looking for boiler repairs or boiler maintenance, we are here to help. Explore our home cover plans here or contact us for assistance.
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Team Valley Trading Estate,
Tyne & Wear
Need a new boiler?
Any boiler needs to be efficient and suitable for your home situation. We can recommend the best type of boiler from leading brands that come with long warranties, low running costs and high levels of efficiency. A combi gas boiler installation is the benchmark for efficiency, often with smart controls like Economy settings and an ability to link to smart devices like phones for voice control.
- Award- winning, A-rated boilers
- Up to 10 years parts & labour warranty
- Smart thermostat included
- Local, Gas Safe registered engineers
- Instant no-obligation quote
Home cover plans
Plans to keep your mind at ease
We rely on our central heating to keep us warm, so having a boiler you can rely on is extremely important to most homeowners and business owners from our base in Gateshead, where we please clients across the North East.
- Annual boiler service
- 24/7 emergency helpline
- Parts and labour included
- Network of approved engineers
- Unlimited callouts for breakdowns & repairs