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solar water heating flat plate collector Solar Water Heating

Use sunlight to produce hot water for your showers and baths.

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photovoltaic panels Photovoltaic (PV) electricity

Use the sun's power to produce (and sell) electricity.

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pellet stove Biomass - heating with wood

Biomass, such as wood, can be used as a sustainable, low-carbon fuel to heat our homes.

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light bulbs Energy Conservation

A few simple measures can help you to easily avoid many tonnes of carbon emissions.

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Heat Pump Installation Heat Pumps

Heat your home by extracting heat from the ground or from the outside air.

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rammed earth walls and timber structure Eco building

The built environment - the houses we work and live in - play an important role in efforts to live more sustainably.

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Renewable  Heat Incentive Renewable Heat Incentive

A new scheme to support the generation of heat from renewable sources is due to start in Spring 2014.

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WISE glazing and rammed earth WISE

Details of the new WISE building at CAT - the materials and design features used to create a low impact building.

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Feed-in-Tariffs Feed-in Tariffs

The new governement mechanism to support small-scale renewable energy generation.

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domestic wind turbine Wind power

In the right location, a domestic wind turbine in the UK can produce a very significant amount of electricity.

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Bicycle Transport

How we move from one place to another can have a big impact on our energy use and on the environment.

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a small-scale hydro dam near CAT Hydro power

Generate power from flowing water, using a micro-hydro turbine.

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compost toilet Water and sewage

Save water in the home, collect rainwater, build a compost toilet.

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