Ground Source Heat Pumps

Carbon Neutral Homes

Carbon Neutral Homes

The world as a collective is evermore pushing itself towards a carbon neutral future, with many industry leaders using various avenues to reduce their emissions to create a ‘greener’ planet for all. However, those improvements are not all that is needed, and now scientists are looking at what can be done by the general public to reduce emissions from homes in Europe to zero.

Grand Designs Live - NEC, Birmingham

Grand Designs Live - NEC, Birmingham

Alto Energy are exhibiting at Grand Designs Live at the NEC in Birmingham on the 9-13th October for a second year running. Come and visit us on stand B38 to find out more about our range of Heat Pump and Underfloor Heating products and speak with our on-hand experts.

The Heat Pump Market Is Growing

The Heat Pump Market Is Growing

The latest industry analysis has shown that in 2018 the heat pump market grew by over 20% in units delivered compared to 2017. This growth is excellent news for the heat pump industry, as well as the environment, as heat pumps make significant carbon savings compared to traditional fossil fuel alternatives. It is also a sign of the times, as more customers are switching away from fossil fuel boilers and installing energy efficient heat pumps in their homes.

As Featured in the Sunday Telegraph: Use Your Land To Heat Your Home

As Featured in the Sunday Telegraph: Use Your Land To Heat Your Home

Alto Energy featured in the Sunday Telegraph on 11th August 2019 with an advertorial about the increasing number of homeowners and landowners now turning to ground source heat pump technology as an alternative to traditional oil and LPG boilers. Read the article here.

Oil & Gas Set To Be Out-priced by Renewables by 2020

Oil & Gas Set To Be Out-priced by Renewables by 2020

According to Swanson’s Law, solar PV tends to become 20% cheaper for every doubling of cumulative shipped volume. Solar energy costs have continued to decrease steeply for decades. in 1977 solar panels cost $77 per watt, compare that to 2016 where the cost had fallen as low as $0.36 per watt.

Net Zero Carbon - The Latest Report

Net Zero Carbon - The Latest Report

In this blog, we look at the latest advice to the UK Government from the Committee on Climate Change, which details a plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to “net zero” by 2050.

UK Electricity Continues To Get Cleaner

UK Electricity Continues To Get Cleaner

Latest figures from the Internation Energy Agency show that electricity generated in the UK continues to get cleaner, with emission rates per unit of electricity at their lowest for over 100 years. The biggest contributor to this is the development and continued investment in offshore wind. In fact, figures show that the UK has the largest offshore wind capacity in the World, and has done so since 2008.

Greenhouse Gas Emissions Fall by 3% in 2018

Greenhouse Gas Emissions Fall by 3% in 2018

In 2018, the UK’s greenhouse gas emissions fell by 3%, and are continuing to drop, while low carbon generation rose by 53%.

Choose Heat Pumps For Your Development This Year

Choose Heat Pumps For Your Development This Year

Heat pumps are becoming an increasingly popular choice for rural housebuilders, however many developers have still never used heat pumps on their developments. With oil prices rising, and heat pumps becoming more desirable for homebuyers, we think now is a good time to scrap traditional oil and LPG boilers and make the switch to heat pumps.