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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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Making space for innovation in renewable energy. National Trust approach… and it seems to be work.

Its been an interesting exciting, frustrating and rewarding few years at the renewable energy ‘coal face’ in the National Trust.  The National Trust especially in Wales i feel has really been pushing at technology development. No great big leaps but … Continue reading

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Views from Brazil. Interns perspective of her first 4 weeks with National Trust Wales

Hi! My name is Samanta, I am an Environmental Engineering student from Brazil, taking part in a project called ‘Science without Borders’, a programme created by the Brazilian Government to support university students to study and work abroad for one … Continue reading

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A beachside behaviour change workshop

Another week…another Fit4Future event….this time, a workshop on behaviour change at the RNLI’s Lifeboat Station in Exmouth. Apart from the Lifeboat Station being a really cool place to look around (I think sitting in the driver’s seat  of a £2 … Continue reading

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