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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.

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    Home energy generation

    Find out more about renewable energy technologies suitable for the home environment

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        Energy saving

        Information on how to make more efficient use of energy and reduce energy wastage in your home


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