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Response to Letter 1 from Hampshire County Council concerning Wind Turbines

Icon Written by admin on December 11, 2012 – 5:57 pm

Dear Mr Veck Thank you for your comments on the decision report entitled, ‘Policy on large wind turbines and wind farms on County Council Land’. The decision on whether to adopt a policy to restrict the use Hampshire County Council’s own land for large wind turbine developments will be made by the Leader of the […]



Letter 1 to Hampshire County Council’s Policy on Wind Turbines

Icon Written by admin on December 11, 2012 – 5:54 pm

Dear Sir Re: HCC Policy on Wind Turbines Before raising issues on the recent publicity on the above subject, I commend HCC on their Hampshire Insulate project. This is good news which has not been widely published and demonstrates commitment to CO2 reductions. No doubt you will have received comments and feedback regarding the CO2 […]



House of Parliament Mention about our House and GreenWin

Icon Written by admin on May 14, 2011 – 6:28 am

GreenWin is a project that I am working with WinACC with to start a community based hub to support the Green Deal. The goal is to bring together householders, suppliers, skilled trades, and communities to take advantage of the Green Deal on a non-profit basis. This got a mention on Tuesday 10th May by our […]



Superhome & PV Panels TV Interview

Icon Written by admin on October 15, 2010 – 6:52 am

It’s been a challange to “complete” the renovations to our home, and we recently got assessed by the Sustainable Energy Academy resulting in being given “Superhome” status – a greater than 60% reduction in the house’s CO2 footprint. Infact we obtain 79% reduction. This got covered by BBC South Today inconjunction with Winchester City Council’s […]



Protected: Issues with Solar Panels

Icon Written by admin on July 22, 2010 – 6:11 am

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Project Charter – Example

Icon Written by admin on May 17, 2010 – 11:49 am

This example relates to the project at my home. See here for the step by step guide which gives you the complete end to end approach to ECO renovation. PROJECT: Green Home Diary SUMMARY: To reduce the energy consumption and CO2 footprint by up to 80%. Why ? Because resources such as oil and gas […]



Spec for External Wall Insulation & Rain Screen Cladding

Icon Written by admin on May 3, 2010 – 11:01 am

Starting point is brick cavity wall. Render Cladding The rendering is done first before installing the rainscreen cladding above it. Note, there is a gap between the galvanised lath and the insulation. A: Celotex Insulation 110mm B: Counter Batten 50x38mm is fixed in place by Helifix Fixings 230x8mm fixings at 250mm intervals (for tiles) and […]



Building Regulation Plans

Icon Written by admin on October 18, 2009 – 1:20 pm

These plans have been produced by Ken Neal Associates, Building Design & Environmental Consultants, Bunker Farm, Basingstoke Road, Newbury RG14 7HQ Tel: 01635 45535 email: ken@kenneal.co.uk These plans have gone through several iterations – the original used a traditional trench foundation which would have been problematical due to the clay. Digging a trench to 2+metres […]



Planning Permission Plans

Icon Written by admin on October 18, 2009 – 12:54 pm

The first attempt to get planning permission for 8 Piping Close was Refused.  You can find the details here. These plans have been produced by Ken Neal & Associates, Building Design & Environmental Consultants Address:  Bunker Farm, Basingstoke Road, Newbury, RG14 7HQ tel: 01635 45535 email: ken@kenneal.co.uk The plans have been updated to replace the […]



Day 4 & 5 – Installing Insulation is getting a bit boring

Icon Written by admin on October 11, 2009 – 6:37 am

Sorry – this is a bit boring ! Insulation, Insulation Insulation! Celotex is 1.2m long and if the space is larger then 2 pieces are required. This clip show you how we did it.