Replace your boiler with a high efficiency gas or oil condensing boilers.
Install solar thermal panels or solar photovoltaic panels to harness low cost energy from the sun.
Use a heat recovery / ventilation system so you don't waste money heating fresh air.
Install ground source heat pumps to heat the water in your home using the heat from the ground.
A wind turbine can provide a low cost source of energy.
Having a properly designed system can be a highly effective cost saving solution. The team at Westward can review your current system, then design and install a new system that is both cost effective, space saving and aesthetically pleasing.
Having the correct controls to work your heating system is vitally important. There are now a range of heating controls to suit your needs ranging from basic controls through to wifi systems that you can control from anywhere in the world.
A weather compensation system involves having a small sensor fitted outside of the property which monitors the temperature and uses this to alter the heating system within the house. On a warm day the sensor reduces the heating system output automatically thus meaning that energy isn't wasted over heating a property.
Poorly insulated pipes allow the water to cool quicker (by as much as 5°C) meaning that you end up turning up your boiler and using more energy. A pipe which is not insulated is also at risk of freezing and bursting during the winter which can cause thousands of pounds of damage to a property.
Any hot water storage tanks need to be well insulated in order to work efficiently. There are a range of insulation solutions available such as hot water jackets, reflective foil and spray foam coatings. We have a range of products that we can sugges to help you.
Getting your heating system serviced on a regular basis will extend the lifetime of the product and will offer you peace of mind. We have a range of servicing and maintenance packages depending on the needs of you and your heating system.
You may not need a complete new heating system but some simple additions can make a big difference. Ensuring that your radiators are working effectively and your thermostat is using the most modern technology can save a lot of money off your yearly energy bill.