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 …

Missing the Fracking Point?

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This is a post that has been generously shared with us by The Green Register‘s Lucy Pedler. Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, was developed in the 1940s to recover gas from conventional wells and has more recently ‘revolutionised’ the American energy industry, allowing the USA to become temporarily more energy independent by extracting gas (and oil) from small fractures in the …

Green Deal Pioneer Places

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Setting up the Green Building Partnership (GBP) with a terrific group of like minded and dedicated people and companies in the last two years, has led Bright Green Homes to a terrific moment in 2013. We have been successful in helping to develop an exciting project as part of the Department of Energy & Climate Change initiative – Green Deal …

Green Deal Launched… trumpet fanfare?

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Well, the much vaunted Green Deal; in Greg Barker MP’s words – a “revolution in the way we undertake energy efficiency improvements” has been launched in the UK. Did you hear the trumpet fanfare? The drums roll? The large scale promotion that was promised? No, us neither. There was a front page article in the Guardian’s Money section on Saturday …

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 …

Fish Fight

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Now this really is a campaign that we should all get behind – you can sign up to the petition to join Hugh Fearnley Whittenstall’s “Fish Fight” – a campaign to try and stop the senseless waste of fish in our oceans – where around half of all the fish that are caught are thrown back into the ocean dead. …