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Ecobuild Exhibition memories

It’s the time of year for Ecobuild running at Excel in London (7-9.3.17), which reminds me of the presentation I gave 4 years ago about the complete Retrofit project at Hay Tor. I was giving the presentation together with 3 colleagues of the sustainable building...

Any new decisions? The Housing White Paper

The Government has published the Housing White Paper on Tuesday and confessed that we are not building enough houses, so no news there. The White Paper – ‘Fixing our broken Housing Market’  is digging deeper into the issue then just increasing the...

Good news for renewable heating

At last the Government is showing an interest in the renewable heating sector by increasing the rates for the RHI payments from this spring. Following the drastic cuts in payments over the last 2 years biomass is getting an increase of over 50% from 4.21p/KWh to...

Fuel poverty in the 21st century

A Guardian report has declared that 10% of the UK population are suffering from fuel poverty, so having to decide whether to keep warm or buy sufficient food.  The figure is doubled In the privately rented sector at 20% of residents. This is a terrible result in this...