When clients take on some of the building work!

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Bright Green Homes are always willing to consider jobs where the clients want to get involved and do some of the work themselves. Rachel & Robin Goldberg appointed us to repair their roof and convert the loft into a new master bedroom with ensuite. In this guest blog post they share their experience of living onsite and working alongside the …

Eco-renovation is not always easy – week 6

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As Fran rightly predicted 2 weeks ago – things are getting pretty hairy… with a deadline looming and still alot to do, things have been moving along at lightning pace but there is only a certain number of hours in every day!!There was even a little additional weekend working happening to get things moved forward so that we could hit …

Kemp Town Week 5

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Well – as predicted things are getting hairy – but we have made terrific progress this week – we have begun the preparations of the dining room ceiling ready for the delivery of the conservation roof light from The Rooflight Company. We did have a small hiccup when we discovered that the new ridge beam and cross ties that the …

Kemp Town eco-renovation

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So, continuing the theme of insulation as discussed last week – we have been using this week to insulate the exterior walls of the property – with 2 cross battened layers of Celotex (www.celotex.co.uk) thereby reducing cold bridging. (cold bridging is mostly succinctly described on Wikipedia – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cold_bridging) This insulation has been completed around the first floor, including behind the …