Solar-powered PC unveiled at eco-friendly Merseyside school

Solar-powered PC unveiled at eco-friendly Merseyside school

A school in Merseyside has unveiled a new Solar-powered PC, courtesy of an award-winning North West technology firm. Extreme Low Energy (ELe), based in Formby, completed the installation at St Elizabeth’s RC Primary in Litherland ahead of an event this week hosted by...
Electric Heating Given boost with new SAP Calculations

Electric Heating Given boost with new SAP Calculations

Source: https://www.cibsejournal.com/general/sap-in-building-regulations/ The updated methodology for calculating energy use in new residential developments is set to have a significant impact on the way consultants design heating systems for the purpose of Building...
We’re fund raising for Rainbow House – Please donate

We’re fund raising for Rainbow House – Please donate

ELe’s Mark Buchanan, along with 12 other brave souls from Formby are fund raising for Rainbow House in Mawdesley, Lancashire – the charity which supports children and young people with physical and neurological disabilities. What is incredible about this group...
university pilots low energy computing

university pilots low energy computing

Back in Black without AC/DC – university pilots low energy computing Lancaster University’s Environment Centre was able to work through a blackout after installing an innovative DC-only computer system which is achieving at least 70 per cent energy savings....
Energy Saving Trust Reviews ELe

Energy Saving Trust Reviews ELe

Gary Hartley is Energy Saving Trust’s expert blogger and has reviewed Extreme Low Energy / ELe technology. The blog below is sourced from http://www.energysavingtrust.org.uk/blog/new-innovation-efficient-use-electricity “A company called Extreme Low Energy...
UK electricity system transformation

UK electricity system transformation

The UK electricity system is about to undertake a much-needed transformation, as innovative technology disrupts traditional models from generation to energy usage ‘behind the meter’. These changes are required to our national electricity infrastructure because the UK...
Why is there a housing shortage in the U.K?

Why is there a housing shortage in the U.K?

  The U.K housing shortage is progressively worsening with stats showing a very poor attempt by the government to make any change. Compared to the efforts in the 1950s by a conservative Government puts the current efforts to shame. The problem with housing is that to...
Is there about to be an electric vehicle revolution?

Is there about to be an electric vehicle revolution?

The electric vehicle revolution has perhaps already started and it is an interesting concept that fuel might not be used in cars for much longer. In particular this has been the way of powering cars for most of the time since they were invented. But considering when...
The most energy efficient countries in the world

The most energy efficient countries in the world

Energy Efficient Countries – So which are the most energy efficient countries in the world? And why are countries inclined to become energy efficient: saves money. improves the economy. it is good for the environment. improves national security. enhances quality...
Top tips to save energy in schools

Top tips to save energy in schools

Ways to saving energy in schools: Schools use a dramatically large amount of energy and quite a lot of this is wasted. This means they are spending a lot of money on  energy and are not using all that they are paying for. The Government reduces the budgets for...
Standby Power and wasted energy from Energy Vampires

Standby Power and wasted energy from Energy Vampires

What is standby power and why is it relevant? Standby power is electricity used by appliances while they are switched off or not performing their proper function. This electricity is used by power supplies and powers the sensors needed to receive a remote signal, soft...
UK Ageing Power Stations being turned OFF

UK Ageing Power Stations being turned OFF

It is expected that the UK is about to lose approximately 22GW of energy from ageing coal-fired power stations, and 8.8GW of energy from nuclear power stations by 2030, suggesting the country will be forced to rely on imports and costly emergency interventions to...
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