WEE Answers

WEEanswers: How Does Community Solar Work?

Community solar is a shared purchasing program, which can be a great option for those who cannot install solar panels on...
Gillian Ward
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A energy efficiency contractor installs insulation in a home for better energy efficiency

WEEanswers: What is a Home Energy Audit?

The world wastes more energy each year than it uses - a home energy audit can help you find ways to...
James Henry
1 min read
Home Energy Reports (HERs) are an important energy efficiency technique that can help homeowners save energy

WEEanswers: What is a Home Energy Report?

Home Energy Reports (HERs) are an important energy efficiency tool. But what exactly are they, and why are they important?
James Henry
1 min read

WEEanswers: How Can Renters Achieve Greater Energy Savings?

When it is not possible to carry out deep energy retrofit projects, such as replacing the roof, or upgrading heating and...
Gillian Ward
1 min read

WEEanswers: What is Fuel Switching?

Rising energy prices and the drive for low carbon fuels are likely to make fuel switching increasingly desirable to homeowners -...
Gillian Ward
35 sec read

WEEanswers: How Do Heat Pumps Work?

The most common type of heat pump in North America is an air-source heat pump. In the summer, an air-source heat...
Gillian Ward
56 sec read

WEEanswers: What is the Heat Island Effect?

Green space or plant-life is limited in urban areas, while structures and buildings are highly concentrated. This causes inner city areas...
Gillian Ward
1 min read

WEEanswers: What is Net Zero?

In this new weekly series, we explore the most frequently asked energy questions, so you don't have to. This week we...
Gillian Ward
1 min read

What is a Smart Grid? WEEanswers

In this new weekly series, we explore the most frequently asked energy questions so you don't have to. This week, we...
Gillian Ward
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