The numbers or scales on your thermostatic radiator valves do not correspond to a precise temperature but rather to a level of comfort. It's up to you to find the right setting!
Depending on the energy source you use to heat your water and on the appliance you are using, a litre of hot water may cost you anywhere between €0.0045 and €0.0165 in total.
Yes, using a cold roof system. However, this method isn’t recommended, because it may damage your roof in the long term. It’s better to go for external insulation.
Yes! Used in conjunction with a room thermostat, thermostatic valves will improve the heating throughout your home.
In Belgium, solar panels generally achieve their best performance in May and June, when the weather conditions are most favourable.
Yes it is! Combining a condensing boiler and a thermodynamic boiler allows you to harness the 2 most efficient technologies available on the market for your heating and hot water. A win-win solution for your pocket and the environment!
To choose a new boiler, you must consider the price but also the type of fuel, the efficiency, the combustion system, the space available and the hot water requirements.
Insulating a pitched roof from the outside is quick and helps to avoid heat losses from the living space. Call in a professional to carry out this delicate work!
You can submit an application for an energy grant to Leefmilieu Brussel/Bruxelles Environnement, the Brussels environment agency. The procedure is as follows.
In Brussels, a PEB certificate must be presented for all properties put up for sale or to be let.
Infrared thermal imaging detects energy loss in your home. Discover how it works.
When your boiler is having maintenance performed, the engineer will take some measurements, clean the inside of your boiler and check that it is working properly.
The new Renolution grants cover 45 types of work carried out in relation to energy efficiency, home renovation and façade improvement.
In 2020, grants will be awarded covering up to 50% of the invoice for audits and energy studies, insulation work, heating or ventilation.
In 2021, in Brussels, you can obtain grants for most sustainable investments in your home, commonhold or business premises.
Review your energy contracts, get a free energy audit, insulate, replace your boiler or install photovoltaic panels. There are a whole host of solutions for saving energy in a co-owned property!
Grants covering up to 50% of the bill have been agreed for three main types of work: audits, insulation, and heat recovery or production.
When you renovate a building and improve its energy performance, you can obtain various forms of financial aid: regional grants, grants from the commune as well as reduced VAT rates.
New appliances can save you up to 30% on your bill. In addition, many old appliances are incompatible with the new rich gas being deployed in Brussels.
It is possible to combine energy grants with one another and with other forms of aid, with 2 exceptions.
In 2018, energy grants in Brussels are available for actions related to energy audits and studies, insulation and heating.
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