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Rolling out the green carpet for the Environmental Awards in the East

Unsung environmental heroes were finally recognised at the first ever National Trust regional Environmental Awards, held last night at Anglesey Abbey near Cambridge. As always, these things start small – with the thought of sending a certificate to the “Meter Manager … Continue reading

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Quick film about the National Trust Trial of the the all Electric Land Rover on Snowdon

See what we think. Oh I think I am one of the ‘stunt’ hands in the film. Famous at last! we are also up on Snowdon again today looking at conservation shepherding and the hydros. Probably take the Electric Land Rover! (still … Continue reading

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Can you overdose on Electric Vehicles..? Nah bring it on. National Trust cramming EV evaluation

It was a long hard day trying out lots and lot of electric vehicles at Chirk Castle. (drop the ‘hard bit’) Thanks to Steve Harland of the National Trust Procurement team we had over 24 manufacturers and wall to wall electric … Continue reading

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An Unusual Match

Last week I went back to visit Trinity College Cambridge, but this time with fellow Network members The Charterhouse. The idea of the trip was to see progress made on their New Court project (see previous blog in June), but … Continue reading

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Stickle Ghyll hydro visit and some compressed air in Edinburgh…not what you think!

Its been a couple of days away again. Monday it was Edinburgh and yesterday it was the Lake District. Paul is away in Norfolk assisting with another biomass project but more on that later from the man himself. My colleague … Continue reading

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A mystery at National Trust Wales Penrhyn Castle. Heating system head scratcher. Three meters is all we need!

Its been a few months in the research and we have been hunting around the cellars, looking at drainage systems and under floor slabs. what have we been looking for? a way of distributing hot water around Penrhyn Castle that … Continue reading

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USA, Canada, Australia, Jersey… sharing just got global. First of the fit for the future webinars.

Today was an interesting day for me. I was working with the International National Trusts Organisation (INTO) and we had a go at sharing our energy  lessons from over here via a webinar. Chloe for the fit for the future … Continue reading

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