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Guest Blog –

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Every now and then we are pleased to welcome a guest blogger with an article that we think might interest some of our readers – here is one from Jules Hopkins at the US website: HOW TO MAKE SURE YOUR HOME REMODEL IS ECO-FRIENDLY You have made the decision to remodel your home. Congratulations, because the remodeling project should …


New Website Goes Live

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So – we are very happy to have finally updated our website (the old website was great but just didn’t work too well on an iPad or phone. Now that so many people are using these devices we thought it would be a good idea to get “with the program”. In an age of information overload we try and keep …

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 on  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) …

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 …

Feed in Tariff rate decrease

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The consultation on the Feed in Tariff (FITs) for solar PV installations in being debated in parliament today – they are proposing a 50% reduction in the FIT rate for <4kWp systems from the current 43.1p/kWh to 21p/kWh – due because the FIT system has been so successful and that installation costs have dropped by 30% according to the DECC!! …