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Rainforest conservation isn’t working…

As well as it could.   Working with our charity partners Cool Earth, we have a chance to revolutionise rainforest conservation forever. All it takes is each of us, doing something simple, to make it happen. As a global community we need to rethink what we know about saving the rainforest. To kick back against

Trewithen Dairy

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Trewithen Dairy solar superstars

Trewithen Dairy award winning Cornish Cream We’re delighted to see Trewithen Dairy are winners in several categories at this year’s Taste of the West Awards. Trewithen Dairy Clotted Cream 4oz GOLD Trewithen Dairy Natural Yoghurt 450g GOLD Trewithen Dairy Toffee Apple Yoghurt 450g GOLD Trewithen Dairy Salted Butter 250g SILVER We have been working with

Solar installer cornwall

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Royal Cornwall Show 2017

Are you visiting Royal Cornwall Show this year? In previous years we have always supported Community Energy Plus by joining the Green Cornwall area. This has always been a great one-stop shop for people interested in solar or heat pumps in Cornwall. Sadly, as a result of last year’s cuts to solar support, Community Energy

Solar at Cornwall Home and Lifestyle Show

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Cornwall Home and Lifestyle Show 2017

Cornwall Home and Lifestyle Show   We will be exhibiting in the Property and Self Build area at this years Cornwall Home and Lifestyle Show. If you are considering renewables of any kind for your home, we can find a solution for you. Mark and Ruth will be on hand to answer any questions, and

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Combined Heat and Power

Merchants Manor Hotel low carbon luxury We are extremely pleased and proud to have completed the installation of a Viessmann Combined Heat and Power unit at Merchants Manor Hotel, Falmouth.   The owners Nick and Sioned have dedicated the last three years to renovating the 100 year old hotel extensively. Most recently this has involved

beach clean

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ZLC is 5 today, so get yer gloves on and help us celebrate!

Happy Birthday ZLC! We are excited to announce that this weekend marks ZLC’s  5th birthday. We started the business in 2012 and we’re proud of the relationships we have built with our customers in that time. Despite these challenging times for UK businesses, we are continuing to work with existing customers and forge new relationships.

Plastic Ocean single use plastics

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Plastic Ocean

  Plastic Ocean This mother’s day, I treated my mum to a trip to the cinema. In true Smith style, it wasn’t a trip to see La La Land or the latest Disney, but Plastic Ocean, a film about the major problems plastic waste is causing in our seas. This is film is an eyeopener for anyone

tesla powerwall 2 cornwall

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Tesla Powerwall 2 arriving soon

Tesla Powerwall 2 update: Be one of the first Tesla Powerwall 2 owners in the UK! We’re excited to share that the first shipment of Tesla Powerwall 2’s will be delivered to the UK in the next week or so. Tesla has developed a new app so you can keep track of all your generation

Air source heat pump installed in traditional cottage, Cornwall by ZLC Energy

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Renewable Heat Incentive 2017

Back in mid December, the BEIS published it’s response to last years consultation on the reform of the RHI (Renewable Heat Incentive). The changes will come into effect this year,  but what does that mean for you? Renewable Heat Incentive 2017 The RHI tariff for biomass and air source heat pumps will rise by 53%

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The Owers House wins RIBA award

One of the things we love about our work is that our customers are all different, with unique homes. We always like to take an individual approach to all our projects, as each person who comes to us will want something a little bit different. Sometimes, the project requires carefully adding renewables to an older,