Renewable Heat Incentive

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Well, the much anticipated Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) first phase begins today – 28th November 2011 – for commercial, industrial, not-for-profit and commercial public sector. In the words of the DECC – “The scheme is being introduced in two phases. In the first phase, long-term tariff support is targeted in the non-domestic sectors, at the big heat users – the industrial, business …

Feed in Tariff rate decrease

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The consultation on the Feed in Tariff (FITs) for solar PV installations in being debated in parliament today – they are proposing a 50% reduction in the FIT rate for <4kWp systems from the current 43.1p/kWh to 21p/kWh – due because the FIT system has been so successful and that installation costs have dropped by 30% according to the DECC!! …

Eco Open House Event

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Hi All, well last week we held a morning open house for people to come and visit the renovation in Eastern Terrace as part of the Eco Open House event – http://www.ecoopenhouses.org/houses2011/4-eastern-terrace-mews.html – thank you to all the visitors (over 40 in 3 hours!). If there are any questions about the house, or if anyone was unable to visit in …

Eco Home available for sale

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An ecohome designed by Bright Green Homes to achieve Code 6* (zero carbon) of the Code for Sustainable Homes is available for sale to a self builder. A compact plot of land in Brighton, on the edge of the national park and near the Universities, designed by Bright Green Homes as an affordable 3 bedroom eco-home that can achieve Code …