Grass Roof – blooming lovely

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I haven’t had a chance to update our blog regarding some of our projects for ages so here we go: We have been working on  project in Surrey for the last 9 months,the owners of this E rated (SAP rating – standard assessment procedure for the Energy Efficiency of dwellings – think of the A-G ratings seen on domestic appliances) …

Voted top 10 property blog

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We have been voted one of the Top 10 property blogs by www.quickmovenow.com – wow thanks guys – glad you are enjoying reading the blog and hope that everyone finds at least something useful in here to use on their own domestic refurbishment. Don’t forget we offer a whole design/manage solution for your home – so if you are in …

Green Building Partnership animation

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Green Builidng Partnership Bright Green Homes worked with a local animator – Laurie Rowan to develop an animation to describe the work that the Green Building Partnership (a cooperative of eco-refurbishment specialists) do, to make it a little easier for everyone to understand. Our skill set is so varied, that sometimes its hard for me to know what we do!! …

How you can help the environment from the comfort of your own home

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There are lots of things we can do at home, both in the house and around the garden, to be more environmentally friendly.  It is more important than ever that human beings look after the planet and work to mitigate the effects of climate change, and we can all play a part in the global movement to manage our environment …

House of Commons summary of FiT fiasco

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Thought I would post this up here – thanks to @Greenenergychap on Twitter – House of Commons Report – I am a particular fan of their continual use of German as the shining example of how the FiT must come down – but interestingly Germany have shown quit a significantly larger amount of installations than the UK: You can see …

Green Deal Consultation

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Well, I haven’t updated this blog for a little while – so difficult to keep up with all the things happening in both the local area and also nationally. So – one of the major aspects has been the closing of the Green Deal Consultation – see here for our response to the DECC: GreenDealConsulation – response As you may …

Recent renovation – terraced house in Brighton

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Terraced House in Brighton Our client has a 1870-80’s Victorian terraced house in the very heart of Brighton near Brighton Train Station. Of course this is a conservation area, protecting the character of the area, however it comes to improving the thermal efficiency of a property this presents its own difficulties and limitations. With our Architect and Sustainable Building Consultant …