Chop-Cloc shortlisted for Ashden Awards 2014
Chop-Cloc, a unique retrofit device that offers a revolutionary approach to home heating control, has been shortlisted for the 2014 UK Ashden Awards.
Now in their 14th year, the awards uncover and champion the most exciting low-carbon enterprises and programmes both in the UK and across the developing world. Green energy organisations and programmes from 17 countries have been shortlisted across 4 categories.
Chop-Cloc was launched to consumers in April 2013 and is already making a significant impact in the UK domestic heating market, saving money, saving energy and reducing CO2 emissions.
The device works by inserting 15 to 45 minute off-periods into heating cycles without affecting room temperature. It has been proven to save households an average of 16% on heating bills, with some customers saving as much as 30%.
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Each Chop-Cloc installed saves around 500kg CO2e per annum, which is twice the saving achieved by turning your thermostat down by one degree, but without the need to compromise on comfort.
“Escalating energy bills and increasing levels of fuel poverty are frankly frightening. We believe that Chopping is a simple but powerful part of the solution and we are delighted to have been shortlisted for these awards”, explains Chop-Cloc CEO Mark Kerray.
Finalists for each Award category will be announced in early April, with Awards to be presented at a ceremony at the Royal Geographical Society in London on 22 May.
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