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did you know?

We all talk about Carbon Tax… Those of us who use fossil fuels to power and heat our homes know to the “cent” the amount of the increase on May 1st. and what it means to our budget. But do … Continue reading

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Wellys and Wood in Wexford!

On Wednesday I attended the National Ploughing Championships in New Ross in Wexford. Wet gear, jeans, wellys, and a big smile on my face all I needed for the day. What can I say about the ploughing that hasn’t already … Continue reading

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…to the burning question?

Scared by the rising cost of home heating oil? You are not alone. More and more people are becoming concerned about the cost of heating their homes. And no wonder. The chart shows how the cost of heating oil has … Continue reading

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cold women need warm hearths

In my last post, I mentioned that I need heat. I am a cold woman! So, if asked what is my favourite item in my home, I will reply, without hesitation “Monica”! Monica Pellet Stove by Ravelli   Monica is … Continue reading

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you are in control

Thermostats Room Thermostat A temperature sensing device used to maintain the air temperature within a room to a set level whenever the heating circuit is timed to be on.The best location is in a room which is always heated and is … Continue reading

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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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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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Hello to all, my first post on my new blog!

Hello to all, my first post on my new blog! Not normally stuck for anything to say, I find myself just like the page…blank! The picture is how I see myself living in the future. a long tree-lined driveway with some land on either side, … Continue reading

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