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Homework for the NT Team. Community Energy is still alive and growing… despite the system.

We had just under 50 people come to a meeting at our HQ tonight. Pete’s eats cafe in Llanberis. (ps thanks for the tea and coffee tonight Pete!) These 50 have agreed to be ambassadors for the new community hydros. … Continue reading

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Fit for the Future launches first progress report

We are very proud to present our first Progress Report, which celebrates the Network’s matchmaking success stories and reveals what our members have achieved this year. We have worked with 988 practitioners from 106 organisations. Here’s a look at the collective … Continue reading

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Is ISO14001 worth it?

Just finishing off the  prep work for this years looming external ISO14001 Environmental Standard audits. Keith and I have been discussing the merits (or otherwise) of obtaining and maintaining our accreditation in light of balancing this against the delivery of … Continue reading

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Dyffryn Gardens – work continues apace on the new heating system

I made my first visit down to Dyffryn Gardens after the Christmas break to have a look see how things were coming along. First off was a look at the heating project where we are replacing the ageing and inefficient oil … Continue reading

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Review of the year 2015. National Trust Wales Going Green… still at it!

…and how was our year? 2015 was a busy as ever but our work was quite wide spread this year. Assisting colleagues across the NT with multiple projects… PV, Heat Pumps, Hydro and Biomass. Durham to St Ives, Giants Causeway … Continue reading

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Dyffryn Gardens – A holistic Approach

There are times when I stop myself mid-coffee and think how lucky I am to be able to do what I do. Those of you who know me know I have spent years cultivating this cynical northern exterior; but just … Continue reading

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….and how is my house doing? The weather is giving it a good test… i have had an idea as well

The timber triple glazing is in after the external insulation. The infrared camera is really highlighting the cold bridges and are standing out. Non insulted or should i say areas with less insulation which transfer cold from in the outside … Continue reading

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