Category Archives: insulation

Details now coming to light with my new external insulation. Not in a good way!

Its been 8months but more importantly a winter has now almost passed since i upgraded the outside of my house with 4″ of external insulation. In previous blogs I mentioned that detailing is everything with external insulation. IT IS! I … Continue reading

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Getting energised at the East’s Summer Festival

Glastonbury, Latitude, T in the Park: all hot tickets. But the festival you really wanted to be at was NT East of England’s Summer Festival. Not just for the sunshine, bunting, happy smiling faces of 250 staff and volunteers, ice … Continue reading

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Want to work with us? Apply now to be an Energy Adviser!

This  – paid – opportunity doesn’t come up very often. In the East of England, we are recruiting a 18 month fixed term post of Energy Adviser, to join our Environmental Practices team. The role has been designed to support our properties … Continue reading

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A great Green Champions Workshop

By Charis Fowler: Yesterday we had another of our Midlands Green Champion Workshops.  I found it great (even if I did arrange it myself!).  We all got together at the Wolseley Sustainable Building Centre at Leamington Spa.  Not only was … Continue reading

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Collaboration is key: Fit for the Future Network helps one school in Kent find friends and shout a little louder.

Louise Burdett, Governor of St Lawrence C of E Primary School and Fit for the Future Network member asks the question: ‘can we make a difference from our little school in Kent?’   St Lawrence C of E Primary School … Continue reading

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Top interest in Ickworth’s biomass heating project

Yesterday we welcomed the NT Trustees and Executive Team to Ickworth in Suffolk and invited them to go behind the scenes to discover more about the basics of running a large estate. A bit of a ‘show and tell’ about oil use, water and … Continue reading

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Energy efficiency lessons from the humble tea cosy!

 Whether you are a domestic or commercial energy user, the fundamental message in saving energy and using energy efficiently is always the same, make your current energy use as efficient as possible before you do wholesale changes to energy generators. … Continue reading

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