Katharine Allison
Energy Saving Writer

As Independent Advisor’s energy saving expert, Katharine, a keen advocate for sustainability, is an authority on solar panels, double glazing, and cutting-edge renewable energy technologies. Her dedication merges with a commitment to enlighten and steer readers toward embracing eco-friendly solutions and the latest trends in sustainability.

With over 10 years of experience, she has worked with some of the UK’s leading companies and publications, including the Federation of Master Builders, Architectural Digest, and Denon Construction. 

Katharine is particularly passionate about consumer causes and animal welfare and has art, philosophy, and psychology degrees. She lives with her sled dogs in East Sussex.


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Articles by Katharine Allison

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Solar panels

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Solar panels

Solar panels for your home in 2023

Home security systems

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Windows

Double glazed windows prices

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The complete window guide 2024

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Triple glazed windows

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Solar panel grants 2024

Home security systems

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Windows

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Solar panels

Solar panels in Northern Ireland

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Solar panels in Wales

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Project Solar solar panels review

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REA Solar solar panels review

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Car Insurance

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Car Insurance

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Car Insurance

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Solar panels

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Solarsense solar installer review

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Broadband

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Broadband

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Home security systems

Reolink home security review

Windows

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Broadband

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Broadband

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Home security systems

Best outdoor home security system 2024

Solar panels

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Windows

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Home security systems

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Home security systems

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Home security systems

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