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Take a look at our latest blog posts to stay up to speed with the comings and goings of team geo – and to find out what we think the most important news and stories from the world of smart energy are.

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Happy Birthday Cosy! Our smart thermostat turns three years old

Wow! We can’t believe how quickly three years has come around. Join us as we take a look back at some of Cosy’s very best bits… and celebrate Cosy’s third birthday by revealing some very exciting news.

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The results of our 2016 smart heating survey are in! What did we learn about the nation’s heating habits?

We’re big heating buffs here at Cosy Towers and there aren’t many things we love more than hearing and learning about other people’s heating habits. It’s what gets us up in the morning – we’re not kidding! It also helps us to consistently improve and update our smart heating products.

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How to save money on your heating bill (but still keep warm) this winter

Don’t worry, we’re not going to tell you to turn your heating down or wear a onesie. Read on for our five top tips for keeping warm in your home – whilst keeping those heating bills down – this winter.

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Where’s the best place to put your energy monitor?

Whether you’ve treated yourself to a new energy monitor or you’ve received one with your smart meter, the most important step (on a par with plugging it in and setting it up, of course!) is to decide where to put it. But, where is the best place for your energy monitor?

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Cosy comfort food: hearty beef stew

It’s official. Winter is here – polar vortexes and all – which means it’s time for some hearty home-cooked food to warm us all up. Here’s one of our favourite stew recipes to help you stave off the cold. (more…)

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What’s the difference between a smart meter and an energy monitor?

Hmm, it seems to us that there’s a bit of confusion when it comes to smart energy-monitoring tech. It’s time to set the record straight and explore exactly what a smart meter is – and find out what makes it so different from an energy monitor…

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Hygge: what does it mean and how can you have a hygge home?

We’re all about keeping cosy and warm in our homes. One word we think sums this feeling up perfectly is the Danish word hygge – pronounced ‘hoo-ga’. But what exactly does it mean?

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Why autumn is a great time to uprgrade your old thermostat to someting smarter…

Brrrr! Is it just us or is there a bit of a chill in the air? Either way, it’s now officially autumn and high time you thought about upgrading that old thermostat of yours to a shiny new smart thermostat (ahem, like our Cosy) – here’s why… (more…)

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What’s your #ShoutAboutSolar story? Featuring Dr Tomás Sherwen

We’re big fans of solar energy here at geo – and we know we’re not the only ones! That’s why we thought we’d get in touch with some of our lovely Solo PV-ers to find out why they’re so passionate about solar power. (more…)

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How Cosy can help you be more energy efficient in your home

Whether you’re looking to save money on your energy bills or you want to do your bit for the environment, most of us are trying to be as energy efficient as we can.

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