Eco-Home Blog

My eco-home blog is my mini journal which will help explain the pros and cons of the various eco-home technologies and which of them will best suit your situation.

It will....

- Provide you with the latest eco-home news.

- Keep you up to date with my newest articles.

- Give you fresh ideas on how to make your home greener and save you money.

- Tell you how to approach suppliers and the most important questions to ask them.

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I hope you enjoy your time on my blog, after all it feels good to do your bit to save the planet and save money into the bargain.

Air Source Heat Pump Efficiency

Understanding the air source heat pump efficiency is essential if you want a system that is cheap to run and following a few steps can help you achieve this.

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Energy Efficient House Upgrades

Own an old house? You can still do energy efficient house upgrades to save you money and make your house a warmer and more comfortable place to be.

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Insulating an Attic Room

Insulating an attic room correctly will make a big difference and reduce the risk of damp, interstitial condensation and even rot.

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Airtightness to Reduce Your Energy Use

Airtightness improvements to your home will not only reduce your heating bills but also make your home more comfortable

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Passive Stack Ventilation Explained

So what is passive stack ventilation, what are the advantages and disadvantages and should I install it in my home?

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Wood Fibre Insulation - Advantages and Disadvantages

What is wood fibre insulation and what are the reasons to use it or not use it.

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How to Install Insulation in Your Attic

How to install insulation in your attic the right way. Turns out most of us install it incorrectly, which can cause condensation and mould.

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Adding Underfloor Insulation to Existing and Older Properties

Adding Underfloor Insulation easy to do wrong but thankfully just as easy to do right.

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Insulating an Old House - The Right Way

Insulating an old house sounds easy but if done wrong you could cause damage to your home.

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Sheep Wool Insulation Natures Wonder Material

Sheep wool insulation is a genuine wonder material when it comes to insulation, but it has many more amazing qualities that will likely amaze you and improve your home.

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Stop Bathroom Condensation Once and For All

This is how I stopped my bathroom condensation, completely! - find out why bathroom condensation occurs and what I did to stop it once and for all.

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Domestic Heat Exchanger Maintenance Issue

Once you buy a domestic heat exchanger what are the potential maintenance issues you need to be aware of?

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Domestic Heat Exchange Unit - Features to look for.

Choosing a domestic heat exchange unit can be a daunting process. Here are the features to look out for and what each of them does.

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Are all Heat Recovery Systems Equal?

Choosing heat recovery systems available for your home can be a real pain. So I’ve condensed everything you need to know into a series of short articles to help you choose the right system.

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Fitting a Heat Recovery Ventilation System, What’s Involved?

When Fitting a heat recovery ventilation system, some suppliers like you to be kept in the dark! But it’s really important that you know whats involved.

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