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2nd May 2018

Low Energy Consultancy are pleased to announce they have recently been awarded a place on the NHS Construction Consultancy Services Framework.

This is a 4 year framework to provide energy efficiency and environmental support including BREEAM, to the NHS and Public Sector organisations within the UK.

The benefits of the framework for LEC include full exposure to the public sector and NHS organisations in the UK for the duration of the framework.

25th April 2018

Low Energy Consultancy are pleased to announce their latest success at last weeks East Midlands Energy Efficiency Awards 2018.

LEC received the Highly Commended award for Regional Energy Consultancy, and Adam Alexander, Managing Director, received Commended for Energy Efficiency Champion.

This follows their recent success at the South East Energy Efficiency Awards where they were Commended in both the Regional Energy Consultancy and Regional Energy Efficiency Champion categories.

25th April 2018

An unblocked fireplace can result in wasted energy, and can increase your energy bill by hundreds of pounds each year. You can reduce costs by capping your chimney or, if you use it occasionally, block the draught with an inflatable chimney balloon.

Another alternative is a transparent perspex fireplace shield that lets you see your fireplace but seals it when it's not in use. The fireplace shield can also be easily removed when you want to light your fire.

24th April 2018
H&V News Awards Winners 2018

The Briggs & Forrester Group has won three coveted awards at this year’s H&V News Award.

The results of the H&V News Awards were revealed on 19th April at the esteemed Grosvenor House Hotel, Park Lane, London, where over 1,000 of the HVAC industry elite came together for a night of recognition and celebration of the sector’s achievements.

18th April 2018

This weeks energy is to get a head. If you’ve got a shower that takes hot water straight from your boiler or hot water tank (rather than an electric shower), fit a water efficient shower head. This will reduce your hot water usage while retaining the sensation of a powerful shower.

A water efficient shower head could save a four person household as much as £75 a year on gas for water heating, as well as a further £120 on water bills if they have a water meter.

11th April 2018

You can save around £36 a year by using your kitchen appliances more carefully, and reduce your energy consumption:

10th April 2018

On the 22nd April, Matt Dickerson Special Projects, is running this year’s London Marathon for Northampton’s Autism Concern charity.

His longest run of 23 miles has recently been completed and he’s clocked up a total of 300 miles since January.

Matt said, “I am running the London Marathon to help raise awareness of autism and to provide more exposure of this Northampton based charity. I have two nephews on the Autistic Spectrum so know first-hand what fantastic support Autism Concern provides, not just to them but to the 1000's of other people affected across the county.”

28th March 2018

This week we are looking at ways you can save energy whilst at work. Here are 3 tips that could help reduce waste and save energy.

22nd March 2018

Has your energy supplier or Broker spoken to you about the DCP 161changes?

Do you pay for excess kVa use as part of your electricity bill?

If they haven’t spoken to you about it, you might be in for a sharp shock.

Ofgem will introduce a new measure to ensure that half hourly supplies that exceed the assigned available capacity will pay significantly more. DCP 161 is a change to the DCUSA (Distribution Connection and Use of System Agreement) that will introduce Excess Capacity penalties for HH (Half Hourly) electricity supplies.

14th March 2018

Spring is just around the corner, use the thermal energy to heat your building or home by opening shades during sunny days. You could save 10% on winter heating costs, but remember to close them back up at night!