News articles for November 2012

  • Electrical Safety Register launched

    Electrical Safety Register launched

    22nd November 2012

    Two trade groups have joined forces to establish a new register aimed at helping consumers find reliable electrical contractors more easily.

  • Electrolux to focus on food revolution

    Electrolux to focus on food revolution

    22nd November 2012

    Innovative domestic appliances that are relevant to consumers are the future, according to Swedish manufacturer Electrolux.

  • Don't neglect wood burner checks, warns HPA

    Don't neglect wood burner checks, warns HPA

    21st November 2012

    Householders with wood-burning stoves have been told to ensure they do not put themselves at risk by having their appliances professionally checked.

  • Householders reminded of CO risk

    Householders reminded of CO risk

    21st November 2012

    Householders in North Lincolnshire have been reminded to stay vigilant against the risk of carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning this winter.

  • Range cooker sales show 'encouraging' growth

    Range cooker sales show 'encouraging' growth

    20th November 2012

    Stove manufacturer Aga Rangemaster has reported seeing 'encouraging signs' during its autumn trading period.

  • Green energy ‘an opportunity for Britain’

    Green energy ‘an opportunity for Britain’

    20th November 2012

    Renewable energy presents a major economic opportunity for Britain and deserves steadfast government support, environmental campaigners have claimed.

  • MPs issue energy policy warning

    19th November 2012

    A Conservative MP has warned that the ongoing uncertainty surrounding the government’s energy policy could drive bills over the long term.

  • Energy efficiency plans criticised

    Energy efficiency plans criticised

    16th November 2012

    Government plans to improve energy efficiency have come in for criticism, with some construction industry experts disappointed at what they see as a lack of ambition.

  • Tidal energy projects get go-ahead

    Tidal energy projects get go-ahead

    15th November 2012

    Three new large-scale tidal power projects have been given the go-ahead, amid hopes the sector could provide up to one-fifth of Britain’s energy in the coming years.

  • Appliance warning after house fires

    Appliance warning after house fires

    15th November 2012

    Householders have been warned to ensure domestic appliances are never left unattended, following a series of house fires.