Our stories

Greening energy use in a 1922 rural cottage Nick's story

  • From oil and coal to cheaper, more sustainable, renewable  energy
  • What are the considerations?
  • What are the benefits?
  • What's involved?

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Heating - air source heat pump (retrofit) Graham's story

Our Air Source Heat Pump and the whole experience from start to finish...including

  • What were the reasons for installing an air source heat pump? 
  • What options did we have in order to have an efficient heating system? 
  • What changes were needed? 
  • Were there any issues?
  • How much did it cost?
  • What was involved during the installation?
  • What are the running costs?
  • What advice do you have based on your experience?

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Heating - ground source
Victor & Eileen's story

Heating a Hovingham Home using a Ground Source Heat Pump

  • What is a Ground Source Heat Pump?
  • What are the benefits?
  • What’s involved?
  • How much does it cost?
  • Does it come with a guarantee?
  • What are your typical energy costs?
  • Do you have any advice for others considering a Ground Source Heat Pump?

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Hovingham Electric vehicle car charging David's story

  • Looking ahead
  • What are the benefits of having a car charger in Hovingham?
  • What's happening in Hovingham?
  • How do you charge?
  • How long does charging take?


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Electric cars - making the switch Richard's story

What's involved in making the switch to an electric car? Find out more here 

Solar Panels at Westfield House, Hovingham, Murray's story

What's involved in installing solar panels? Find out more here

What's your story?

If you have experiences you'd like to share with the community about how you have reduced your carbon foot print please contact projectpurple@hovingham.org.uk

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