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Acclimatising for the future

On January 7, 2016, in Bright Green News, News, by BGH_AH
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We have been discussing energy efficiency in homes on this blog for several years now and obviously are big believers in the benefits householders see – it nice to know that this discussion is becoming more and more mainstream with new articles published regularly. And here is an example. There was a very interesting article […]

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Green House Cleaning and De-cluttering Tips

Green House Cleaning and De-cluttering Tips – Guest Blog

On November 30, 2015, in Bright Green News, Fun things, by BGH_AH
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At a certain point you might get tired of flooding your house with chemicals while busy home cleaning. In this case you should start thinking about your home as well as the environment, and thinking of natural and green ways to get the home clean. And then thinking of some methods to keep the home […]

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Blog from the wingtip part 5 : Le LEAF and the Peripheriques

On November 9, 2015, in News, by Frances Hunt
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  In September 2015 I set off for the first LEAF trip to my cosy gite in the Vendée, France – had a plumber booked to civilise its bathroom and, well, I just get itchy feet every couple of months. My Leaf doesn’t have Tesla’s battery power. My NEXT Leaf might though (can’t imagine owning […]

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View from a wingtip – part 4 – Le LEAF learns French

On November 8, 2015, in Bright Green News, Fun things, News, by Frances Hunt
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So then Le LEAF and I went to France, but not without HOURS of research. I know the route(s) pretty well as my destination is my gite in the Vendée which I have owned and loved for a dozen years. These days there’s a good Autoroute network from Dieppe, via an easy ferry out of […]

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Easy Eco-Friendly Home Tips

On October 5, 2015, in Fun things, Uncategorized, by BGH_AH
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There are quite a few ways we can create a more eco-friendly home environment and thankfully most of them won’t require insane amounts of work to pull off. Sometimes even the simplest acts can really create something amazing and a great transition between your older looks and a new and improved one instead. You can […]

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View from a wingtip – part 3 – LEAF stew

On September 29, 2015, in Fun things, News, by Frances Hunt
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      charging at IKEA, Dartford   So, I passed the “just go for it” stage, made mistakes, found out how to make stuff work by guess, trial, and error. This included how to drive with my left foot tucked under the seat so I didn’t slam it down on an imaginary clutch – […]

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Blog from the wingtip – part 2 – learning a LEAF

On September 24, 2015, in News, by Frances Hunt
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Frances’s adventures with EV – part 2 I’ve been both triumphant and desperate, without actually having to call up a flatbed for rescue. However I am writing this a couple of hours drive south of the Loire so I am successfully getting about a bit.. and I love this car! Here’s my early learning curve: […]

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View From a Wingtip – Preview & Leaf 01

On September 2, 2015, in Bright Green News, Fun things, News, by Frances Hunt
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Preview A change of viewpoint for this Bright Green Homes blog: Alex is deep in running our green and ethical contracting company in this tough (carbon centric) economy and riding the ebb and flow of any normal business. Meanwhile I am winging along a bit easier these days, so I’m*  going to take over the blog slot […]

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Eco Technology Show

Eco Technology Show 2015

On May 29, 2015, in News, by BGH_AH
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This year Bright Green Homes is exhibiting at the Eco Technology Show 2015 at the AMEX stadium – booth W23. If you have a project to discuss – bring along some plans or just your ideas and chat with our eco refurbishment experts. Also Alex – one of the partners will be giving a talk […]

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Eco-Renovation – Part IX

On May 19, 2015, in Bright Green News, New Project, News, by BGH_AH
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So – here we are in the sunny month of May – even though it was raining buckets earlier today… The project has moved on another few steps to our goal and the house has really taken shape. Now the extension is up, the room in the roof just awaiting it crowning glory window we […]

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