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As traditional fuel prices continue to rise, people all over the world are looking for alternative energy sources that not only reduce their bills but also cut carbon emissions. So what options are available for heating your home?
Renewable heating is heat energy obtained from a natural, sustainable source. Renewable heating technologies either convert freely available energy from the sun or burn organic material to create heat.
Air Source Heat Pumps and Ground Source Heat Pumps take solar heat stored in the environment (in the air or underground) and pump it into your home. Similarly, Solar Thermal converts direct sunlight to heat that can be used to supplement a domestic hot water heating system.
Biomass Heating Systems replace traditional boilers with a biomass boiler that burns organic material (usually wood from commercially managed, sustainable forests) to create heat.
Renewable heating sources reduce dependency on fossil fuels and actively cut greenhouse gas emissions. Renewable heating incentives are also available thanks to new government grants supporting renewable energy sources.
The Scottish Government is offering an interest free loan of up to £10,000 to help with the cost of installing a renewable heating system in your home. Available on a first come first serve basis, the loan can be paid back over a period of up to eight years.
In addition you could be eligible for a £600 to £2,300 grant from the UK government towards your renewable heating project.Δ
Take advantage of the £10,000 loan available from the Scottish Government.
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ΔOffer compatible with the Energy Saving Trust’s £10,000 interest free scheme. http://www.energysavingtrust.org.uk/scotland/Generate-your-own-energy/Make-money-from-home-renewables/Home-renewables-loan-scheme.
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PDF file: Air Source Heat Pumps factsheet (358KB) PDF file: Ground Source Heat Pumps factsheet (376KB) PDF file: Biomass Heating Systems factsheet (327KB) PDF file: Solar Thermal factsheet (354KB)
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