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From TheJournal.ie Can rented homes be made more energy efficient? You're being asked to give your view Climate Action

Can rented homes be made more energy efficient? You're being asked to give your view

One of the options outlined in the consultation open from today is to encourage a wider use of green leases.

From TheJournal.ie Status Orange snow-ice warning issued for seven counties as temperatures set to plunge to -7 Beast From The East

Status Orange snow-ice warning issued for seven counties as temperatures set to plunge to -7

The eastern part of the country is set to be the worst hit by the wintry weather.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you ever put on more clothes instead of turning on the heating? Lunch Crunch This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you ever put on more clothes instead of turning on the heating?

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: It's autumn - have you turned the heating on yet? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: It's autumn - have you turned the heating on yet?

We’re in for some wet, windy weather in the coming days. Is your radiator going on?

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Have you turned the heating on yet? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you turned the heating on yet?

Let’s have a heated debate.

From TheJournal.ie Man in court for tampering with meters so he could offer 'cheaper' gas and electricity Low Prices

Man in court for tampering with meters so he could offer 'cheaper' gas and electricity

McLoughlin had advised a ‘client’ to top the meter up by €10 a week and Bord Gáis “won’t come near you”.

From TheJournal.ie What's next for the Nest Thermostat? Solving your immersion woes Hot Water

What's next for the Nest Thermostat? Solving your immersion woes

The third gen version of the smart thermostat is getting hot water control, something the company says Irish customers have been requesting.

From TheJournal.ie Bang the heating on - the weekend is going to be cold Brrrr

Bang the heating on - the weekend is going to be cold

Dig out the hats and scarves.

From TheJournal.ie Why stained-glass windows aren't just for churches... That Church Look

Why stained-glass windows aren't just for churches...

To find out a bit about getting stained glass put into the home, TheJournal.ie spoke to Sean Finlan from Rathmines Glass.

From TheJournal.ie Review: Will the Nest Thermostat help reduce your heating bill? Learning

Review: Will the Nest Thermostat help reduce your heating bill?

A lot has been made out about the company Google bought last year, but does it really make things easier for you?

From TheJournal.ie Irish homes are a lot warmer than they were 10 years ago Keeping The Heat In

Irish homes are a lot warmer than they were 10 years ago

New figures from the CSO show significant improvements to BER ratings.

Is It OK To Put The Heating On Yet? Brrrr This post contains a poll

Is It OK To Put The Heating On Yet?

Take this quiz to see if you should press the button.

From TheJournal.ie The Burning Question*: Is it too early to put the heating back on? Dilemma This post contains a poll

The Burning Question*: Is it too early to put the heating back on?

Let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

From TheJournal.ie Poor people in Europe forced to choose between heating and eating Poverty

Poor people in Europe forced to choose between heating and eating

Oxfam is calling on G7 leaders who are meting tomorrow to reassess Europe’s energy strategy to move towards more sustainable and affordable fuels.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Here's where we can make cuts – and savings! – that won’t hurt services, jobs or salaries Climate Change

Column: Here's where we can make cuts – and savings! – that won’t hurt services, jobs or salaries

Cutting costly emissions from thousands of public buildings would help the environment and save Ireland €200m a year – without requiring a single job loss.

From TheJournal.ie Tips on how to stay warm, protect the environment and heat your home this winter Buuuurrrrrrr

Tips on how to stay warm, protect the environment and heat your home this winter

The Environmental Protection Agency said that householders can save money and be environmentally friendly this winter.

How to make your other half turn the heating on

The eternal struggle of our time.

From TheJournal.ie People approaching St Vincent de Paul 'because they cannot afford the basics' Energy Costs

People approaching St Vincent de Paul 'because they cannot afford the basics'

The Society of St Vincent de Paul has highlighted energy costs as particularly burdensome for struggling families.

9 reasons why you should be thrilled you made it through Monday

You can be our heroes, baby.

From TheJournal.ie Rich pensioners 'should give back any handouts they don't need' Britain

Rich pensioners 'should give back any handouts they don't need'

Free bus travel, free television licences, heating bill payments – one Conservative minister in Britain has suggested rich pensioners may not need them all.

From TheJournal.ie Bedsits are history thanks to new regulations effective from today Bedsits

Bedsits are history thanks to new regulations effective from today

Rental properties are now required to have separate bathrooms, independently controlled heating appliances and adequate food preparation and storage facilities.

From TheJournal.ie Funding issues delay Ireland's first District Heating project Heating

Funding issues delay Ireland's first District Heating project

Ireland could follow the lead of Russia, Poland, and other countries in installing cost-effective district heating – but only if it gets the funding.

From TheJournal.ie Top readers' comments of the week You Told Us

Top readers' comments of the week

Here’s our round-up of the funniest, most thought-provoking and interesting comments you lot made this week. Did you make it in?

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Have you turned on your heating yet? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you turned on your heating yet?

With energy price hikes kicking in soon and temperatures falling, are you switching on the timer – or holding off as long as possible?

Woman finds ex-boyfriend living in her attic

The man, who had recently been released from jail, could see into her bedroom through air vents.

From TheJournal.ie Open thread: What high-tech functions would you like in your home? You Tell Us

Open thread: What high-tech functions would you like in your home?

What kind of tech developments would make it easier to run your home? Add your thoughts to this open thread.

From TheJournal.ie Energy Index jumps in July with increases for oil, coal and electricity Energy Index

Energy Index jumps in July with increases for oil, coal and electricity

The latest Bord Gáis Energy Index cites supply issues and eurozone weakness as pushing fuel up.

From TheJournal.ie Bad news for the environment: 4 out of 5 use fossil fuels to heat homes Census 2011

Bad news for the environment: 4 out of 5 use fossil fuels to heat homes

Census 2011 found a clear urban-rural split between people using oil and natural gas to heat their homes.

From TheJournal.ie Joan Burton defends government action on fuel poverty Fuel Poverty

Joan Burton defends government action on fuel poverty

Minister for Social Protection says households with high levels of fuel poverty will be prioritised this year.

From TheJournal.ie Bord Gais rejects "anti-competitive" complaint Bord Gais

Bord Gais rejects "anti-competitive" complaint

The Association of Plumbing and Heating Contractors of Ireland is protesting against what it terms Bord Gais’s “anti competitive and unfair” pricing policies.

From TheJournal.ie WATCH: Hungarians burn banknotes to keep warm Up In Smoke This post contains videos

WATCH: Hungarians burn banknotes to keep warm

You might not feel like your savings are worth much – but at least they’re not going up in flames…

From TheJournal.ie Half of older people forgo food to pay for fuel - survey Fuel Poverty

Half of older people forgo food to pay for fuel - survey

Researchers say fuel poverty is contributing to “significant” differences in summer and winter mortality rates across the island of Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Budget could put extra 5c on petrol - and €30 on tank of oil Carbon Tax

Budget could put extra 5c on petrol - and €30 on tank of oil

It is reported this morning that carbon tax will rise by at least a third – making it more expensive to heat your home.

From TheJournal.ie Residents at Ballymun flats concerned over heating Ballymun

Residents at Ballymun flats concerned over heating Exclusive

Following two outages in the past month, tenants at the Shangan Road flats where mother-of-two Rachel Peavoy died of hypothermia are worried as winter approaches.

From TheJournal.ie Take 5: Monday Take 5

Take 5: Monday

Five things you need to know: Newstalk, Fine Gael and Fianna Fail release confusing statements over Enda interview, a new peak in the price of oil, and is Twitter really about to set up in Ireland?