Eco Home

Green roofs

Green roofs have featured on Grand Designs and other Eco Home programmes but I have always been intrigued as to how green roofs works. In the UK green roofs are all the rage but what are the advantages Read the rest of this entry…

Tool Recycling

I have often thought it would be great if we could recycle tools and I heard a great story today which is all in the name of tool recycling. So what do you do with tools that are broken but too good Read the rest of this entry…

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  • Eco Villages

    Eco Villages are hitting the headlines across the UK

Eco Villages

There’s a lot in the news at the moment about eco villages which the government is planning to build. Eco villages are causing lots of controversy and I think that unfortunately it’s taking the focus away from Read the rest of this entry…

Electricity Saving Device

Are there any energy saving products out there that actually work? I took some time out to check out the latest electricity saving devices on the market. Read the rest of this entry…

Home Energy Assessor

A Home Energy Assessor plays an important role, especially now that the dust has settled a bit on HIPS (Home Information Packs). We spoke to Daniel Nixon, Pure Plumbing, who recently had energy Read the rest of this entry…

Dimmable Low Energy Light Bulbs

We checked out the 100% Design event in London last week where hundreds of designers roll out new concepts in home-living from windows to the latest designs in lighting. Greenpeace unveiled its “Light Garden” Read the rest of this entry…

Energy Efficient Bathroom

Your hot water heater is one of the largest energy users in the house and the toilet uses more water than any other single fixture. So, getting an energy efficient bathroom and saving bathroom water Read the rest of this entry…

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  • Micro House

    Amazing micro house by Richard Horden

Micro House

Did you know for £50k you can buy a Micro house – 8ft of living space….? “The micro house is a lightweight compact dwelling for one or two people. The micro house has compact dimensions of 2.6m cube Read the rest of this entry…

Eco Paints

Eco paints are now the latest in a long line of environmentally-friendly products that us homeowners are actively seeking for our homes. Read the rest of this entry…

Appliance Efficiency Rating

Energy labels can help you to make the right choice about what kitchen appliances to buy, indicating how well a product performs. So what is an appliance efficiency rating? Read the rest of this entry…

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