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Rent to Buy Schemes

On December 17, 2014, in Bright Green News, New Legislation, by BGH_AH
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Hi All, I was chatting with a friend about getting on the property ladder and how hard it is to do – and funnily enough a lady called Lily has been asking me to blog about her info on the Rent to Buy scheme which she introduces here: There are many people today who are worried […]

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Happy Christmas Everyone!

On December 16, 2014, in Bright Green News, Fun things, by BGH_AH
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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 […]

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The Droveway – Phase III

On August 1, 2014, in Bright Green News, New Project, News, by BGH_AH
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So, if you’ve been following this blog recently (and I know its not updated as often as I should) you will know that we have been working on a project in Hove which has involved several stages – the building of a new double garage, the extension of the house into an (almost) new garden […]

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The Droveway – Garden Room

On June 3, 2014, in Bright Green News, News, by BGH_AH
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We’ve just realised that our blog has been sadly lacking in an update in the last 2 months! So – here is an update on the Droveway Garden Room. All the work has been completed with only the decorations internally and floor finish to go 0- being handled by our client themselves – the room […]

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The Droveway – Phase 2

On April 3, 2014, in Bright Green News, News, by BGH_AH
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So, we have been back on site at The Droveway bringing what was an unheated conservatory space cut off from the rest of the house to become an integral part of the home – properly insulated, thermally efficient (exceeding Building Regs standards) and generally adding an enormous area to the home which can be used […]

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Team Green!!

On March 21, 2014, in Bright Green News, News, by BGH_AH
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Its a beautiful day here in Brighton – and we thought we’d take the opportunity to have a group photos of most (not all!) of the Bright Green Homes team outside our offices. Its a bit hard to make us out as we are in the shade – but we are there! Have a great […]

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Missing the Fracking Point?

On February 21, 2014, in Bright Green News, Campaigns, by BGH_AH
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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) […]

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Adding the roof

On January 22, 2014, in New Project, News, by BGH_AH
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So, to update last week’s blog this week we have been installing the large cranked steel – no easy feat shifting 200kg of steel! But the right tools always make things easier – and safer.. hence the scissor lift The timbers are being pitched and the overall roof should be pretty much ready for tiling […]

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New Double Garage

On January 16, 2014, in Bright Green News, New Project, News, by BGH_AH
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We’ve started work on a new project to construct a double garage. First we had to demolish the old single garage and clear the site. Any earthworks at this time of the year is a messy business and with all the recent rain this was no exception. So to cut down on the mud and mess […]

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External Wall Insulation

On January 15, 2014, in Bright Green News, New Project, News, by BGH_AH
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Another external wall insulation project completed! The tricky access on this Victorian house meant that scaffolding had to be brought through the narrow side passage and erected to the rear elevation. A substantial amount of external pipework had to be removed and re-fixed to allow space for the insulation and render. The existing windows were […]

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