the LABC 2017 awards

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Its nice to be recognised (unless your a Hollywood A lister) and it seems that we are in with a chance of winning a prize in the regional finals of the Local Authority Building control awards 2017 #labcawards. The categories we have been entered in are for: Best Extension or Alteration to an Existing Home & Best Inclusive building So …

Alex is at Retrofit4Change on July 5th – Watford BRE

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Alex is going to be speaking at the Retrofit4Change conference on the 5th of July at the BRE headquarters in Watford This one-day conference, aimed at building owners, housing associations, large private estates, architects, developers and contractors within the residential sector, examines alternative funding for projects and explores how refurbishment projects can be made more efficient and cost effective through ...

Awards Season

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So – we might have mentioned it before – but we have been nominated for a few awards this year – The Guardian Sustainable Business Awards 2016 – in the built environment category – in fact we (Fran and I) are going up to the awards ceremony tomorrow night to see if we win!! To be honest having looked at …

Easy Eco-Friendly Home Tips

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There are quite a few ways we can create a more eco-friendly home environment and thankfully most of them won’t require insane amounts of work to pull off. Sometimes even the simplest acts can really create something amazing and a great transition between your older looks and a new and improved one instead. You can adopt an easier and greener …

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 …

Kemp-town Week 4

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So, another busy week on site – we have moved on now into the realms of “proper” building –  construction of the new fabric. Having insulated the external walls with celotex, we are now floating in the suspended ceiling to the ground floor and also lifting the boarding of the living space above to prepare for the installation of the …