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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 certified installer

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Tesla Powerwall 2 arriving soon

What is Tesla Powerwall 2? Powerwall 2 is the new home energy storage unit from Tesla. The unit is currently available on pre-order for delivery in March.Tesla is committed to product development, and whilst the original Powerwall was in high demand from day one, the new unit has some additional features. Powerwall 2 has an

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,