Rose Cottage Case Study Kitchen View from the window

Kitchen Refurb

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We returned to help this lovely couple realise the next phase of their eco-refurb (we were there 2 years ago doing the loft and wall insulation to the front part of the house – which made an amazing difference for them) – and this was to completely redesign their kitchen (with the help of our friends at Cityzen Design) and …

Happy Christmas Everyone!

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So it has been a really busy year for Bright Green Homes – we have been working on multiple projects in Brighton, Hove, Ditchling and Steyning and growing our team, adding a new vehicle and generally being really busy. I can’t believe I missed a trick and sent out our Christmas mailing before I got around to updating this blog …

New Year – New Project

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So – it has been a busy start to the new year already, along with some amazing work we are doing with the Green Building Partnership and other project partners in Brighton we have also begun a new full house eco-renovation project. Based in central Brighton this is a detached house built in the 1940s/50s with a classic layout, tiled …

Grass Roof – blooming lovely

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I haven’t had a chance to update our blog regarding some of our projects for ages so here we go: We have been working onĀ  project in Surrey for the last 9 months,the owners of this E rated (SAP rating – standard assessment procedure for the Energy Efficiency of dwellings – think of the A-G ratings seen on domestic appliances) …

Green Deal Consultation

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Well, I haven’t updated this blog for a little while – so difficult to keep up with all the things happening in both the local area and also nationally. So – one of the major aspects has been the closing of the Green Deal Consultation – see here for our response to the DECC: GreenDealConsulation – response As you may …

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 …

New Project – week1

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So – week one of our new project in Kemp Town, Brighton – we have spent the week demolishing the original conversion – and as with every job we have ever worked on there have been a few surprises, but nothing that we can’t handle – or in some cases incorporate into the overall design. First thing to do was …