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 …

Week 10 – time for the finishing touches!

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So, we are into week 10. This is the week where we are going to have to pull out all the stops, in order to get the finishing touches complete so that the family can move into the property at the weekend. We originally quoted 12 weeks to complete this job, so we are well ahead of schedule, but as …

So week 9 is here

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So, rolling into week 9 sees things starting to come together – it is a fact in building in that so much work goes into what lies behind the scenes, that some times it seems for weeks that there is really no progress. Nothing could be further from the truth – in fact in this eco-build we will have gone …

Week 8 – frantic this week!!

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So, we come to week 8 and there is still so much to do, but we are certainly coming towards the final stretch. While much of the week has been finishing the air tightness layer in the living room, the new media wall and then plasterboard this area in order to make sure we are able to get the plasterer …

Week 7 – starting to come together

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So, the beginning of week 7 sees us moving on to the start of the finishing touches – if that makes sense? The insulation is now installed on all of the external surfaces – we have 150mm of PIR insulation in the roof taking the U value to 0.15W/m2K which is a 20% improvement on the building regulation 2010 level …