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Category: Energy efficiency

Electric cars and vehicle to grid energy transfer

In writing a section recently on Electric Vehicles for this website “sustainability-in-practice”, the experts I talked to kept emphasising how battery electric vehicles (BEVs) are going to improve city air quality, our grid and the efficiency of renewable power generation.

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Improving the energy efficiency of a traditional stone house – second edition

Now that the energy refurbishment of our house is complete, I have brought my report up to date, 2015. While the house is much more cosy and energy use is a third what it was in 1998, the work would

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Old House Eco Handbook

A fuller summary of this book, subtitled “A practical guide to retrofitting for energy-efficiency and sustainability”, by Marianne Suhr and Roger Hunt, in association with the Society for the protection of ancient buildings, will be written soon. If your house

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