Festive Decorating

Hanging garland

If you’re after some inspiration for decorating your home this holiday season, you need not look far. Avoid wading through crazed crowds at Christmas markets. Instead, consider making something that won’t cost the Earth, either financially or environmentally. A few of us let our creativity run wild this year at a “crafternoon” event hosted by […]

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Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES)

In six months’ time, on 1 April 2020, minimum energy efficiency standards will apply to existing domestic tenancies as well as new tenancies. These minimum energy efficiency standards mean that you cannot rent out a property below an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) rating of E. This applied for all new tenancies (including renewing or extending) […]

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Could a Spring Clean Be Your Answer to Cheaper Energy Bills?

Spring clean

With spring just around the corner, it’s a good time to think about a deep clean. Spring cleaning conjures up images of dusting, washing, vacuuming and general tidying. So how, you may ask, can these activities help conserve energy and reduce bills? Put on your rubber gloves, grab your feather duster and prepare to be […]

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Big Energy Saving Network 2018-19

This year we are helping to deliver Big Energy Saving Network (BESN) sessions and advice to frontline workers and consumers, between October 2018 and March 2019. These are free sessions for community groups and for frontline workers and volunteers supporting Southampton or Hampshire residents who have concerns about their energy bills. These sessions will: • […]

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