Monthly Archives: August 2012

Holiday Cottages – Volunteer energy efficiency work continues

Originally posted on National Trust Going Green:
Thought it would be good to offer an update on the Environmental review work our volunteer Tom Eagle has been carrying out across National Trust holiday cottages following our earlier blog – “Become a National…

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Elan Valley Hydro – Victorian engineering at it’s finest

Last weekend I had a short break in the Radnor area of Wales – a part of the country that I’ve only ever passed through before. I was a bit skeptical about what there could be to do there but I was … Continue reading

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EcoVert Solutions – sustainable and sympathetic developments

I recently met up with Tim Hulse from EcoVert solutions – a company that provides “House extensions, barn conversions and loft conversions which are in keeping with the original, and which, based on Passivhaus standards, go well beyond those built simply … Continue reading

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Pedal Powered Party!

On Saturday 9th September, as part of the Cultural Olympiad, and coinciding with the closing ceremony of the Paralympic games, there will be a pedal powered party in Derby, UK. This will use the bicycle generators that were built by me and … Continue reading

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On a roll(er)

An update on the pedal power project – the generator is now up and running thanks to a friend of mine who generously helped me out with some metal fabrication, using the metal workshop at his workplace. These parts are … Continue reading

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