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Visiting a Home Depot in the US recently, President Obama said “Energy Efficiency is sexy”. Clever use of buzz words to get his message to the American people (and us, thanks to the internet). Insulation is slightly erotic as it is a type of blanketing… if you find that sexy of course. This phrase will […]

These proposals were set out a while back but we’ve been busy. The basic scheme is better than people expected with these figures: A feed in tariff (FIT) allows home produced electricity from solar, wind, GSHP or water (etc) to compete on the grid, as national grid supplies are heavily subsidised. Electricity is paid at […]

The UK’s biggest and most extensively supported show for DIY, building, self-build, renovation, remodeling and home improvement. All the services, products, advice, and ideas to help you improve your home, office, garden or business. There are over 450 specialised companies for plot finding, finance, energy saving, wooden frame, gardens, lofts etc. All in one easy […]

This annual show is on today Friday, Saturday and Sunday 26-28 February 2010. Get more information on National Self Build and Renovation Show > Have a look!

This opens today, if you still want to go you can still register for free at Register for EcoBuild 2010 >

World’s biggest event for sustainable green building, DIY, architecture, and living. 2 – 4 March 2010 at Earls Court London. Ecobuild has: 100 free seminars 1000 suppliers’ stands Conference with famous people Speakers include Joan Ruddock, lots more Cityscape & Ecobuild Installer – for builders, DIY fans and developers Commentators at Ecobuild Arena Sponsored by […]

This is a great event for anyone into building, DIY, self build and so on – interiors too. There will be live demonstrations, with seminars and workshops and many stands from suppliers. All building and DIY jobs from small to large. And free tickets too >

Very good 2009 show. Friday was packed, with the talks well attended. Staff at Buildstore, the organisers, said they added more eco exhibits this year in response to last year’s Big Green Home Show. They also added a section outside, the Outdoor Living Zone, to the rear of BuildStore’s National Self Build & Renovation Centre […]

Reminder – Fri 23rd – Sun 25th Oct – The National Self Build & Renovation Centre, Swindon Great show in Swindon centre off the M4 junction 16. See main blog about this Free tickets >

National Self Build & Renovation Centre, Swindon Next up is the Big Green Home Show > Diary Dates 2009-10 The Big Green Home Show Fri 23rd – Sun 25th Oct 2009 Renovating & Remodelling Weekend Sat 14th – Sun 15th Nov 2009 Self Build Course Mon 16th – Fri 20th Nov 2009 David Snell & […]


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