Tag Archives: environmental

We waste green energy… new research project

Tomorrow and the BBC are filming at Penrhyn Castle on a project we have been working on for well over a year now. The project in outline is simple one which is to harvest heat from the waste water for … Continue reading

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Where there’s muck there’s…. problems oh and opportunities. Diffuse pollution and a future energy source but how?

A few organisations have just started working on a joint project to deal with diffuse pollution from farm-yard manure through the use of Anaerobic Digesters (AD) but using something called a Dry AD approach, which is not as it sounds … Continue reading

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Last major property in NT Wales getting off oil – Devil in the detail (again)

Penrhyn Castle biomass project is now into implementation and delivery, and as always devil is in the detail – in this case about 38 tonnes of detail with many wheels. Elgan the project manager’s first challenge was to ensure that … Continue reading

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North and South there are some new hydros about.

Quick image blog to gladden the heart of renewable energy enthusiasts. Today was South Wales where we had a steering group meeting for the Community Energy Wales development fund. The main subject was where next with this fund given all … Continue reading

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Details now coming to light with my new external insulation. Not in a good way!

Its been 8months but more importantly a winter has now almost passed since i upgraded the outside of my house with 4″ of external insulation. In previous blogs I mentioned that detailing is everything with external insulation. IT IS! I … Continue reading

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Energy before and now. Nothing new under the sun. National Trust Ogwen cottage

We have been working with the team at the National Trusts new Ogwen base at the foot of Cwm Idwal, Tryfan and Pen yr Ole Wen between the Carneddau and Glyderau massifs. The new site is in a transformation phase. The … Continue reading

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Old oil boilers have left the building at Barrington … Not as easy as you would think!

Quick update from Sarah Jack who is project managing the Barrington Court renewable heating project. How would you go about removing the old oil boilers from the cellar of a listed building? Bear in mind access is down a ladder … Continue reading

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