Month: September 2013

Green Deal slow beginnings?

Oh dear! The green deal hasn't got off to a very auspicious start... As reported in the Telegraph today since it was launched nearly a year ago just 12 homes have taken advantage of the Green Deal with a few hundred more in the pipeline. 71,210 households had been assessed for Green Deal measures such as solar panels and insulation at the end of August ... But only 677 households have gone to the next stage and said they would like to proceed with the scheme. Of these, 12 houses have had measures installed, while 293 properties had quotes accepted…
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Autumn 2013

Right that's the summer over with, now I can get on with some real work without the distractions of other things (like holidays and playing with children, all that enjoyable stuff that gets in the way of progress)... With few major jobs (painting, boxing in - nasty stuff!) left inside, mainly fiddly things that need finishing off, my thoughts are turning to outside. I've not done much outside since I laid the flag-stone patio in 2011, so plenty of attention is needed. The hedge and further away the woodland that separates the barn from the field need attention in the…
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