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Whether you are building your dream home from scratch or thrusting a period property into the 21st century the principles in creating a low carbon emission property remain the same.
Do you make New Year’s Resolutions?
According to the research institute ‘Statistic Brain’, the third most popular New Year’s Resolution for 2015 was ‘Spend Less, Save More’.
One of our readers wrote,
“I’ve just been wrapping the families sandwiches for tomorrow, and I really don’t like using plastic sandwich bags. Does anyone have any alternative ideas that won’t cost a fortune?”
The theme for this year’s Zero Waste Week is ‘reuse’.
After all, the 3 Rs are in that order for a reason.
And while recycling is commendable, by reUSING items, we can give them a longer life, …
As you know, we’re huge fans of LED light bulbs here at Chez Green.
Mr Green has BUILT them for the downstairs which run off small solar panels. I know, what a guy!
As you might remember, Mr Green and I came up with a cunning and frugal plan to reduce our carbon footprint.
Being the ever-resourceful guy, Mr Green lined our dining room curtains and ceiling with space …
I’m all for reducing our carbon footprint and our bills by being aware of the amount of energy we use.
In the past I’ve tried all sorts of energy recording devices from the Owl to the …
While I might occasionally get wistful for the slower and simpler (not necessarily easier) pace of life my Grandparents lived through, I am a girl that loves modern technology and ‘progress’.
You won’t be dragging me …
What vehicle costs 70% less to run than diesel?
And which same vehicle produces 60% less CO2 emissions than a diesel one?
This week I came across something rather exciting!
As you know, I like to keep my eye on the car market.
While we still drive a 4×4 which gives us a rather eco-UN friendly 25 miles to the gallon, I hold out hope that …