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Our customers are busy, inundated with new products and suppliers offering solutions to complex energy saving decisions – for that reason, we want to Keep It Simple. We pledge to keep our messages clear and concise, making it easier to understand, buy, install and communicate our products and services to those who use them. Check out our blog for insight into our products and services and comment on industry news and events.

Why Choose Smart Radiator Valves Over Traditional TRVs - February 17, 2016


Installing thermostatic radiator valves (TRVs) to the radiators in your business can both improve comfort and save energy. They do this by giving the user the ability to adjust the temperature of a radiator, usually on a scale of 1-5. By turning the TRV and setting it to a lower...

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Guest Blog: Why Should Businesses Care About Saving Energy? - February 10, 2016


This is a guest blog by Stephanie Sylvester on behalf of Modernize, a sustainable home improvements company based in Austin, Texas, USA. We’d like to thank Stephanie and everyone else over at Modernize for contributing to Chalmor’s blog. _______________ Companies need to connect with the the global desire to save energy....

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How Warehouse Lighting Can Increase Employee Productivity - February 5, 2016


Often on their feet for long hours, working shift patterns and carrying heavy goods, it is quite obvious that warehouse workers have a hard job. They’re also crucial to the success of your business, so, it’s important to keep them motivated and productive. While adequate light levels are a legal...

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The Benefits of Installing Retrofit Radiator Valves - January 13, 2016


Chalmor, accredited suppliers of The Carbon Trust, have been featured on The Carbon Trust’s brand new Supplier Insights section outlining the energy efficiency benefits of smart radiator valves such as eTRV+ being installed in a commercial building. When trying to improve the energy performance of commercial buildings, capital outlay is a significant...

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The Health & Wellbeing Impacts of Lighting Revealed - September 14, 2015


Alison Hyland, Community Manager at 2Degrees Network guest blogs for us to introduce a new Lighting and Health report and infographic from BRE: The impacts of the type, quality and pattern of lighting go far beyond the obvious safety issues according to several recent studies. Researchers from BRE, the Istanbul...

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VIDEO: WeTRV Wireless Radiator Control Launched at AUE 2015 - September 8, 2015


Our brand new WeTRV wireless radiator control system was launched at the AUE Annual Conference at the University of South Wales last week.  WeTRV is the latest product in the eTRV range of electronic thermostatic radiator valves.  A wireless heating control system, which instructs individual radiators to operate timed programmes at specific temperatures, without...

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Improving Comfort in Commercial Buildings – Too Hot / Too Cold Complaints - August 14, 2015


Building managers often comment that one of their mains goal is to reduce too hot/too cold complaints.  To improve comfort and reduce maintenance call outs, but also to increase energy efficiency, through less people using space heaters or fans to regulate temperature. Although the phrase ‘You can’t please all of...

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Guest Post: 5 Top Tips For ESOS Compliance - July 21, 2015


In the commercial sector, one of this year’s big energy discussion points is ESOS (the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme).  We’ve asked ESOS Assessor, Stephen Lundy from Axion Energy Solutions to guest write for us and share his Top ESOS Tips. ESOS requires that all companies with over 250 employees or...

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Its all about the money! Green Finance Explained - June 11, 2015


Navigating the options for securing green finance can become complex, we aim to save you time by summarising our top schemes. Click the titles for links to each scheme: ■ Salix and the Revolving Green Fund 4:  The Government in partnership with the Carbon Trust and Salix Financing is providing £34m...

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Video: Top tips for energy saving in commercial buildings! - May 19, 2015


Top tips for energy saving in commercial buildings AND why eTRV+ is perfect! 1. Monitor:  Measure energy use and use the data to identify inefficiencies, calculate targets and quantify savings from energy initiatives.  BRE offers advice for commercial buildings, with discounts for ESTA members, here. 2. Buy in: Get building users involved...

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Why LED Lighting Isn’t Always The Right Option - April 28, 2015


LED lighting is all the rage – and for good reason in many applications.  However, LED alone is not always the answer.  High capital costs can outweigh the benefits, when in some areas, innovative lighting solutions using traditional technology, controls and sensors can vastly improve efficiency – and ROI. We recently...

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They’re getting engaged! The importance of engaging staff with energy saving. - April 20, 2015


In order to get the best out of energy saving products, those who use them must fully buy in to them. In the workplace, this means there is a huge need to work on engaging staff with energy saving measures.  The stakeholders within a commercial building are wide ranging: the owners or lease holders,...

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Warming up to a happy workplace! - April 7, 2015


There is a strong link between a happy and healthy workforce and level of output. Law dictates minimum standards for employers and employees to adhere to regarding working environment and the fair treatment of colleagues.  The companies which go beyond these standards are the ones which flourish – but which...

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The RBS Story Continues – Our smart radiator trial installed - March 30, 2015


In April 2014, RBS developed the RBS Innovation Gateway, inviting innovators across the UK to pitch energy saving technologies for trial and if successful, eventual roll out across their 2,500 building estate. Current technology and processes have enabled RBS to cut their energy by 25%, the Innovation Gateway was developed...

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Top Tips for Buying LED Lighting - March 23, 2015


The current lighting industry buzz around LED’s for commercial applications is set to continue. Forecasters are predicting worldwide revenues for LED luminaires and lamps in high-bay applications to grow from US$2.6bn – US$7bn by 2021. This will make LED the dominant technology for high-bay within the next 10 years. In the...

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