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DECC Annual Energy Statement 2013

31 October 2013

On the 31st October DECC released the Annual Energy Statement for 2013.   As the energy industry is facing new problems from increased calls from government to increase competition; there is also the need to comply with the legal binding carbon emission reduction targets. “The Government has set three clear priorities in delivering the UK’s energy policies in the near term: Helping households and businesses take control of their energy bills and keep their costs


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Opportunities with Elmhurst Energy

31 October 2013

On the 31st October DECC released the Annual Energy Statement for 2013.   As the energy industry is facing new problems from increased calls from government to increase competition; there is also the need to comply with the legal binding carbon emission reduction targets. “The Government has set three clear priorities in delivering the UK’s energy policies in the near term: Helping households and businesses take control of their energy bills and keep their costs


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New DECC statistics for Domestic Green Deal & ECO

20 October 2013

Some improvement has been made from August to September.   DECC releases statistics on Domestic Green Deal & Energy Company Obligation (ECO) for September 2013.  This latest set of statistics show that the level of Green Deal Assessments have increased by 7% from 71,210 in August to 85,177. Of these assessments there are 954 who have chosen to progress with some of the improvements that have been recommended, taking on the Green Deal Finance. There


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See the benefits of Elmhurst ECO

17 October 2013

Click here to view the benefits of our ECO software. The most comprehensive ECO software approved by Ofgem.   Watch ECO online This short video outlines the benefits of our ECO software. Click here to watch or search "Elmhurst ECO" on youtube.Benefits of ECO Calculator Software:         Is the most comprehensive approved software.         Is easy and simple to use.         Saves time over manual calculation         Accepts RdSAP data from


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Ofgem & BRE ECO Calculator Software Approval

10 October 2013

We are proud to announce that our ECO Calculator Software has been approved by Ofgem and BRE. This approval means that Elmhurst Energy have developed the most comprehensive ECO calculator Software within the industry. BRE and Ofgem have granted approval on all measures*, please click here to download a pdf of the specification or visit:  http://www.bre.co.uk/filelibrary/SAP/2009/ECO_approved_software.pdf for the full specification.  *exception of two measures ‘park homes’ & 'District Heating - heat meters' – which came in


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New Scottish Building Standards

01 October 2013

On the 25th September, the Minister for Planning Derek Mackay announced changes to Scottish Building Standards due to come into force in 2015. From October 2015 new homes will be required to show an improvement of around 21% over current Section 6 standards. Non Domestic buildings will be expected to achieve an average reduction of 43% compared to current standards. A copy of the full announcement can be found here. Find out More As a


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Last places for ECO CPD

25 September 2013

The initial response to the launch of CPD 19 - Introducing ECO and the ECO calculator was fantastic if you are interested in these ECO courses do book now, as there are only a few places remaining at select dates around the UK. CPD 19 – Introducing ECO and the ECO Calculator This concise session of CPD is designed to provide assessors with a clear explanation of ECO as well as demonstrate the functionality of


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Dedicated ECO CPD Released!

23 August 2013

With the Governments Energy Company Obligation gaining momentum and press coverage of the scheme increasing, Elmhurst Energy is pleased to release a brand new CPD course dedicated to ECO! CPD 19 – Introducing ECO and the ECO Calculator Focused solely on ECO, our latest CPD course, Introducing ECO and the ECO Calculator, is designed to provide assessors with a clear explanation of ECO and Elmhurst ECO, our online ECO calculator.The three hour training course will


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Elmhurst ECO - Designed by Energy Assessors, for Energy Assessors

29 July 2013

Elmhurst Energy is excited to introduce Elmhurst ECO! Quick and easy to use, Elmhurst's new online software application allows users to instantly calculate the ECO results required for application to the governments Energy Company Obligation (ECO) scheme, a new mandatory requirement for all large gas and electricity suppliers to fund energy efficiency improvements to dwellings in the UK. There are currently three ECO targets, all of which require a report to recommend energy saving measures


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DECC Announce £20 Million Green Deal Funding

27 July 2013

The Department for Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has recently announced an additional £20 million scheme, to help drive the Green Deal via Local Authorities. The Green Deal Communities Scheme will allow Local Authorities to bid for funding, from the £20m, to put towards promoting the Green Deal on a street by street basis. Local Authorities will be able to identify the streets in their regions that would most benefit from the Green Deal process,


 

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