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Future-fit, not retrofit

There have been to all intents and purpose old buildings and these buildings within the same caveats been modified with the ‘latest’ tech. I have used in the past the example of the latest heating system added to an old … Continue reading

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Fluoride good for teeth but bad for the planet… addicted to HFC’s

Fluoride is the key constituent of most of the world’s refrigerants. In Kigali the capital of Rwanda a couple of weeks ago a little bit of human race self-preservation kicked in. The nations of the world signed an agreement in … 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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An Old Norse sea serpent and a low carbon cottage

It was one of those “I have a nice job” moments again. I was on the Pen y Gogarth or the Great Orme as its also called towering above Llandudno. Or to be specific Park Farm on the great Orme. … Continue reading

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The plaudits for Plas Newydd Marine Source Heat Pump coming through thick and fast

The Plas Newydd Marine Source Heat Pump, which is part of the National Trust’s Renewable Energy Investment Program has in the last week received two new National Awards in recognition of its ground breaking design and delivery. One award from … Continue reading

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Modern heating… very old house. National Trust Hafod y Llan ‘old’ farm house

Its been a few weeks now since the last blog about the boreholes going in at Hafod y Llan farm on Snowdon  for a new heating system for the old C18 farm-house which is undergoing a transformation. The house will … Continue reading

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Seven months later, and business as usual (better actually) – Plas Newydd Marine Source Heat Pump

  It’s been seven months to the day from the “switch on” of the 300kw marine source heat pump system at Plas Newydd on Anglesey. We are now into full heating season operation, and have completed a fantastically busy summer … Continue reading

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