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​​​Make A Zero Energy Resolution ​
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​​Domestic energy use accounts for around a third of all energy consumption in the UK which is why successive governments and the European Union have all recognised that energy saving really does begin at home.

​​The most recent Energy Performance of Buildings Directive set a target in 2010 of ensuring that all new buildings in Europe should be zero-energy or nearly zero-energy buildings by the 31st of December 2020. We’re now more than halfway towards that date and, with less than 5 years left this is the year to get serious about energy saving in buildings if you weren’t already.

​​Meeting the requirements of a ‘nearly zero-energy’ building means adopting new technologies – including solar thermal, heat pumps and underfloor heating. Kaimann have experience in insulating these systems and can help to advise on how insulation can make ‘nearly zero-energy’ buildings possible.

For more information on zero energy buildings see the following link to the zero carbon hub – a non-profit organisation that takes care of the day-to-day operational responsibility for achieving the government’s target of delivering zero carbon homes in England.​

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Domestic energy use accounts for around a third of all energy consumption in the UK which is why successive governments and the European Union have all recognised that energy saving really does begin at home.

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