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Heat Pump Heroes

Heard of pumping iron? How about pumping heat? Click above to learn more about our heat pump heroes and how you can save the planet.

Have we got our Eco Priorities Straight?

What’s your green go-to? What’s the first thing you feel you can change in order to make the world a healthier place?
Have a read of our first in a series of thought provoking blogs…

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Plumbing, Heating and Renewable Energy Specialists

In collaboration with our finest Architects, Developers and Self-builders, Eco Installer is proud to have played a major role in bringing some of the region’s most prominent and award-winning buildings to life. By engaging our services at the early stages of the design process, our clients ensure the easiest integration of ideas and technologies, enabling…

Feed-in Tariff (FiT) To End In April 2019

The FiT was introduced on 1st April 2010 and is now set to end in April 2019. As a result of the announced closure of the FiT, Spring and Summer of 2018 are set to be very busy for solar photovoltaic installations, find out more…

Why Choose a NIBE for your Heat Pump Installation?

NIBE is one of Europe’s leading manufacturers in sustainable energy solutions supplying products for heating, ventilation, cooling and heat recovery that reflect today’s demand for sustainable construction.

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Run of The Mill

Make sure you pickup a copy of this month’s Cambridge Magazine which features the beautiful 19th century mill that we have recently completed, following the introduction from Freeman Brear Architects. The mill has been transformed into a cutting-edge and carbon negative contemporary home. “Delightful is the word I use for this house”, says Henry (the home…

Run of the mill

Tower Mill is a prime example of how modern technology can give an old building a new life as a cutting-edge, sustainable and economical family home yet still retaining links to its historical past.

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Restoration Man Show Features Eco Installer Project

Tonight’s (26th January 2017) episode of the Restoration Man features the project Sam has been busy working on. Sam has installed over 3km of under-floor heating pipework! George Clarke follows our customer Jude McKelvey as she restores a dilapidated 17th-century barn into a family home to share with her two boys. We will post the…

An Interview with That’s Cambridge TV

As one of East Anglia’s largest and longest serving installers of renewable heating technology, ‘That’s Cambridge TV’ came in to interview Roly to understand how the changes in the RHI could effect our business and what the benefits could be for home and business owners across Cambridgeshire

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Christmas Opening Hours

We thank you for your custom during 2016 and look forward to being of assistance to you in the New Year. Our opening hours are…

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Renewable Heat Incentive Consultation News

The Renewable Heat Incentive consultation is now complete and the government have confirmed that all changes will come into effect from 1st April 2017. Find out how you can benefit…

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2016 stove order, 2017 installation – an offer not to be missed!

For a limited period of time we will match any like-for-like quote for the installation of a wood-burning or multi-fuel stove for orders placed between 9th December and 5pm on the 31st December 2016. Installation dates will be given on a first comes first served basis for the earliest possible dates in January or February…

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Electrical Apprentice Joins Our Team

Following three successful years working closely with the Apprenticeship Scheme, we are delighted to introduce you to our first electrical apprentice…

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Smart Heating for Landlords

Eco Installer are pleased to bring Landlords a solution to put them in control of the energy bills at their rental properties. Find out more.

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Meet our sister company, Smart Homes Installer

Building on Eco Installer’s many years of experience in the industry, Smart Homes Installer can recommend, design and install the best Smart Home products, helping to bring you home to life.

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Smart Heating Controls

With the increasing demand for home automation, we have a team of engineers offering advice and guidance to make sure you choose the right smart system for your property.

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Pizza dough and Pizza Sauce Recipe

If you are looking to make your own pizza dough – look no further. This is a really simple method for pizza dough and a great place to start if you’ve never made your own bread before.

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The History of Forno Allegro Outdoor Pizza Ovens

The names of two of the Forno Allegro ovens are taken from the grandpa “Nonno Peppe” and grandmother “Della Nonna” whose food and style of cooking inspired the family. We are delighted to be suppliers and installers of the Forno Allegro (“Cheerful Oven”) outdoor pizza oven range.

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Eco Installer Become Honeywell Connected Specialist

Eco Installer have been installing Smart Controllers since 2011. Over the last five years we have worked closely with Honeywell and are pleased to have recently been promoted to a ‘Honeywell Connected Specialist’.

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MCZ Silent Biomass Stove

Designed for absolute silence, the latest MCZ Biomass Stoves are an ideal energy-saving alternative to expensive fossil fuel systems such as an oil or LPG boiler…

Chimney Fire Safety Week 2015

This week (Monday 7th September – Sunday 13th September) is Chimney Fire Safety Week organised by the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG).

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Solar for School

Your school can now choose ‘green’ solar power and reduce electricity costs, whilst lowering its carbon footprint.

Action on energy

Eco Installer are delighted to be working with our local Councils, helping home owners and landlords take control of rising energy costs.

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Applying for a Solar Installation

Planning permission is not usually required for the installation of a solar panel system on the roof of a property or as a small (approximately 6 panels in total) stand-alone installation.

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The Solar iBoost

The Solar iBoost uses energy generated from the solar array which isn’t being otherwise used in the home to heat the domestic hot water tank for free, providing further savings on your utility bills.

The Panasonic T-Cap Air Source Heat Pump

If you are looking to replace your current central heating system or considering a new heating system, the Aquarea T-Cap air source heat pump is likely to be your ideal solution.

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Earth Day, 22 April 2015

22nd April marked the 25th anniversary of Earth Day and is being celebrated in more than 192 countries.

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Eco Installer Awarded ‘Approved Installer’ Status

Renewable energy company Organic Energy has appointed a leading Cambridgeshire heating specialist to join its growing team of experienced, professional installers across the UK. Eco Installer, which operates from a low-carbon office and showroom in Sutton near Ely, was awarded the seal of approval by Organic Energy, the UK’s sole distributor of the ÖkoFEN wood pellet heating…

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Turn heating costs into a Heating Income this Autumn

Now is the perfect time to explore different heating solutions as Autumn arrives bringing a chill to the air. Households can reduce energy bills significantly and receive a regular income for the amount of heat generated by switching to a renewable heat source, such as biomass heating. Biomass boilers are an ideal replacement for oil…

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Mechanical Ventilation with Heat Recovery

Eco Installer, based in Sutton, Ely, Cambridgeshire are one of the first companies in this area to train and become competent in installing Mechanical Ventilation with Heat Recovery systems (MVHR), providing healthy living environments and reduced fuel consumption Mike, our Electrical Director (with the help of Jack our Apprentice) is currently installing a MVHR system…

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CRC Media Students Lead The Way

As Eco Installer continues to expand, our Marketing Team were keen to develop the company’s digital media, including marketing videos. After viewing various video development websites, we decided to try something slightly different and new to us. We have two fantastic Apprentices from Cambridge Regional College (CRC), one of which has worked with us for…

UK Pellet Council – Wood Pellets

Wood Pellets – Consumer information and producers The use of Biomass is on the increase as fossil fuel prices rocket year up on year. A biomass boiler is the ideal replacement technology for oil, LPG and electricity. The boilers run on wood pellets which are generally made from compacted sawdust or other wastes from sawmilling.…

Solar iBoost

Solar PV (photovoltaic) panels continue to be installed on roofs of houses and commercial buildings across England as the price Oil, Gas, LPG and Electricity continues to rise year up-on-year; it would probably look very odd to walk down a street and not see a house with Solar Panels. Eco Installer, Renewable Heating Specialists based in…

First 1,000 RHI participants

The Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) launched on 9 April 2014 for homeowners who install renewable heating technologies in their homes. In the first seven weeks after the launch an impressive 1,000 installations were accredited on the scheme, of which 122 installations were carried out in the East of England (please see map – right).…

Circuit Of The Fens 2014

We were delighted to be contacted by Colin Coe and Tom Caldwell from Vericool for School who asked if we would be interested in sponsoring Circuit Of The Fens 2014. Lots of our customers have a keen interest in cycling so we decided to jump in and get involved with the event. Leading up to…

Wood Pellet Store Summer Maintenance

Pellet stores need to be cleaned regularly to prevent fines (small fragments of wood pellet) and dust accumulation in parts of the stores causing operational problems. UK pellet stores tend to require between two to four deliveries per year, a reasonable suggestion is to clean the store annually preferably in summer and no less frequently…

Wheels on fire: fun in the Fens

Eco Installer are proud to sponsor this years Whittlesey Cycling event taking place on the 26th and 27th July 2014. We are bringing a working Biomass Boiler with us so local residents can see how a Biomass system works and explore the many benefits available. By John Carey at Fenland District Council. A fantastic weekend…

National Grid Offers Cash To Cut Power

National Grid are offering to pay companies to use less electricity this winter between the hours of 4pm and 8pm to prevent blackouts. If your company is using electricity for space heating or water heating during these hours, you should consider switching to a biomass boiler for the following reasons: – National Grid will pay…

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The Pellematic Biomass Boiler has arrived

The Pellematic  Biomass Boiler has arrived – in our Cambridgeshire Showroom ÖkoFEN was founded in 1989 are the Wood Pellet Heating Specialists for Europe. OkoFEN’s ‘cut-away’ Pellematic Boiler is here on display so we can demonstrate how the system works and give a visual demonstration of what the system could look like in your home. The…

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Weather Compensation

“A penny saved is a penny earned,” goes the old saying. By fitting a Weather Compensation system you can reduce your heating costs by as much as 40%. Weather compensation automatically adapts’ your heating settings to suit the current weather conditions. The weather compensator monitors the outside temperature via a sensor which is fitted on the…

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Renewable Heat Incentive is Live

(To watch a video explaining the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) please click here.) On the morning of 9th April 2014, Greg Barker (Minister of State for Energy and Climate Change) announced the long-awaited launch of the Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive. Greg Barker, the climate minister, said: “This is the first scheme of its kind in the world –…

RHI Legacy Applicants

The Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) has launched!  The Renewable Heat Incentive is a Government scheme providing tax-free and index-linked payments for the use of non-fossil fuels. The RHI launched 9th April 2014 and Eco Installer are here to help you. Renewable heating systems installed before the launch of the Domestic RHI: Lots of our customers have…

RHI – The Launch

Renewable Heat Incentive is here (To watch a video explaining the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) please click here.) The Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) is a Government scheme providing tax-free and index-linked payments for the use of non-fossil fuels. The non-domestic RHI launched in 2011 providing payments to businesses and public sector organisations. With the success of…

Eco Installer Expands

Further expansion at Cambridgeshire Renewable Energy and Heating Professionals Having quickly become established as one of the region’s leading providers of plumbing, heating and renewable energy services in the short three years since its founding, Eco Installer of Ely is once again expanding with the appointment of two new directors. Mike Himpett has been appointed…

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‘C21e’ Solar Tiles

Solarcentury are suppliers of the elegant ‘C21e’ solar tiles which have been designed to fit seamlessly into a roof like normal roof tiles. Unlike conventional PV panels that sit on top of the roof, C21e tiles form part of the roof itself. This system is ideal for new builds and re-roofing projects that value the…

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Opti-myst Electric Stove

There’s nothing quite like a fire to bring comfort and cosiness in to your home. The Dimplex Auberry stove incorporates ‘the world’s most realistic electric flame and smoke effect’ without the mess of a real open fire. Looking deceptively real, the Opti-myst fire will captivate you from the moment it is switched on. The Auberry…

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Apprenticeship week

National Apprenticeship week is taking place from 3rd – 7th March 2014 Two apprentices are quickly learning the skills of the renewable energy industry thanks to a special partnership. Heating, plumbing and renewable energy specialists, Eco Installer, based in Sutton, is signed up to the Cambridge Regional College Apprenticeship Scheme and currently has two apprentices in…

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Condensing Boilers

Improving the energy efficiency of your home is not just about protecting the climate, it can make a huge difference to your finances too. Replacing an ageing boiler with a modern high-efficiency condensing boiler will reduce your heating bills by as much as 30%. With average heating bills of £1200 per year, this would mean…

New Year’s resolution

Add energy efficiency to your New Year’s resolution for 2014. It’s that time of year again. As we approach the New Year, most of us are starting to think about changes for 2014. Losing weight is often the most popular New Year’s Resolution along with saving money, and one of the best ways to save…

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Green Solutions

As we write this blog, another energy company will be planning the next price increase for their loyal customers. This seems to be happening more often and the only way to prevent being effected is to switch to a ‘green’ alternative. Following on from a long recession resulting in households and companies becoming tighter, the…

Heat Pumps

There seems to be a high usage of Air Source Heat Pumps (ASHP) being installed as planning Approval for new builds often come with a condition of including a renewable technology. ASHP are frequently being installed as they can be cheaper than other renewable heat sources. There seems to be a continuous issue with the…

OkoFEN Training

On Thursday 10th October our Directors and Engineers attended a days training with OkoFEN/Organic Energy who are one of Europe’s leading suppliers of Biomass Boilers. Our adventure started the night before when we booked in to a Yurt which is classed as ‘Glamping’, with a wood central heating system, camp beds and an outside toilet.…

Pellet Futures

With the latest round of energy price increases happening as (SSE, British Gas and Npower has just announced 8-10% price increase), is this really the end of “affordable heating” as we know it, or is there an alternative? Wood pellets have remained at a consistent price for the last 10 years, seemingly unaffected by the…

Registered Installer

As there is so much information about renewable energy on the internet, YouGen have developed a website to answered the practical questions you may have to help you be confident that that you are choosing the right technology, the best product and a using a trustworthy installer. We have recently become a registered installer on…