Monthly Archives: February 2012

wood …the natural answer

Things to consider when using wood as a fuel One of the most common mistakes people make is to burn green, non-seasoned wood. Green wood can contain up to 75% moisture, a figure that has a considerable effect on the … Continue reading

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tool or tax….you decide

What is a Building Energy Rating? A Building Energy Rating (BER) will provide a clear energy rating for a house thus making the energy performance visible.  The EU directive on Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) requires that when a … Continue reading

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a little bit of technical

Remember “to blind [someone] with science”, means to deliberately confuse someone by giving the impression of highly complex knowledge. This week I will explain a couple of basics that will give confidence and authority in the area of energy efficiency: … Continue reading

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the stranger with the briefcase…the expert!

Are you a sitting target waiting for the suit with the briefcase? Will unfamiliar terminology blind, bedazzle and intimidate? Terms such as: Climate change Fossil fuels Carbon tax Energy efficiency Renewable technology U Value Biomass Solar Photovoltaic Etc. etc. etc. … Continue reading

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