Shortlisted in Guardian Sustainable Business Awards

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Well – this is really exciting – but we’ve been shortlisted in the Built Environment section of The Guardian Sustainable Business Awards: Built Environment – An award for innovative redevelopments or new-build projects that are at the leading-edge of approaches to reducing the built environment’s negative environmental impacts and raising its positive social impacts. http://www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business/2016/mar/14/announcing-the-2016-guardian-sustainable-business-awards-shortlist We’re up against some pretty …

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New Website Goes Live

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So – we are very happy to have finally updated our website (the old website was great but just didn’t work too well on an iPad or phone. Now that so many people are using these devices we thought it would be a good idea to get “with the program”. In an age of information overload we try and keep …

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

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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 an ICE again) as the …

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

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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 Newhaven. All I had to …

Blog from the wingtip – part 2 – learning a LEAF

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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: 😀 GOOD 😟 BAD Once …

View From a Wingtip – Preview & Leaf 01

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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 and also broaden the subject …

Eco Technology Show 2015

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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 on the Thursday (11th) 11.20-11.50 …