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A decade of SuperHomes: Be inspired by eco-retrofitting

SuperHomes has been throwing open the doors of some of Britain’s most sustainable properties for ten years. This drone footage is a shining example of how a home can be retrofitted to be eco-friendly, sustainable and low carbon. Unlocking energy efficiency So what makes a home Super? First and...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Mon, 31/07/2017 - 15:45

31/07/2017

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A low-carbon future for Germany?

A pair of German physicists recently set out to find a practical way for their nation to meet a target of 100 per cent renewable using existing technologies (hitting carbon targets while keeping the economy on track), and the results were positive. Not only that, but the study found that there are...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Tue, 03/02/2015 - 09:00

03/02/2015

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High-profile retrofits pave the way forward

Retrofit has been the subject of many recent news stories. The BBC highlighted the Non Domestic Retrofit of the Year, Waltham Forest College – an award-winner for a reason. Solid wall insulation, new cladding to the exterior of the building and a heat exchanger for the swimming pool have seen...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Wed, 15/01/2014 - 08:45

15/01/2014

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