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  Topic: Copenhagen grits cycle paths...
Brandon

Replies: 35
Views: 6430
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Thu Feb 25, 10 9:54 pm   Subject: Copenhagen grits cycle paths...
cab, you have inspired and fired me up to do something about our local cycle lanes here next time it snows.

Might not be that hard mind, as there is a full 6 yards of it
  Topic: FIT
Brandon

Replies: 3
Views: 2081
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Wed Feb 24, 10 10:31 pm   Subject: FIT
No, as I read it you would need a TGM for each, as the payment is different, and therefore they would need to be metered separately.
  Topic: Winter feeding
Brandon

Replies: 60
Views: 24961
PostForum: The Apiary   Posted: Mon Jan 11, 10 10:29 pm   Subject: Winter feeding
nice to see you here RAB.

regards

brandon
  Topic: Spring greens
Brandon

Replies: 15
Views: 4025
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Wed Dec 23, 09 6:13 pm   Subject: Spring greens
thank you all, I shall look into it.
  Topic: Spring greens
Brandon

Replies: 15
Views: 4025
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Wed Dec 23, 09 5:38 pm   Subject: Spring greens
My wife and I are huge greens ans, but can take or leave cabbage.

I have not seen seeds for spring greens, am I being daft, or where can I get them

Thanks in advance

Brandon
  Topic: Bee film at Newtown
Brandon

Replies: 4
Views: 2073
PostForum: The Apiary   Posted: Sat Dec 05, 09 5:35 pm   Subject: Bee film at Newtown
anyone else go? I really enjoyed it.
  Topic: Beeks and veg growers, have you signed this?
Brandon

Replies: 8
Views: 3942
PostForum: The Apiary   Posted: Thu Oct 22, 09 9:28 pm   Subject: Beeks and veg growers, have you signed this?
A petition to No.10 to ban Neonicotinoid insecticides in crops

[url=http://petitions.number10.gov.uk/BeeDeath/]http://petitions.number10.gov.uk/BeeDeath/

We all need the bees.
  Topic: Cost of installing woodburning central heating/water?
Brandon

Replies: 17
Views: 17843
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Mon Oct 05, 09 8:39 pm   Subject: Cost of installing woodburning central heating/water?
PM me, as I suspect we could bore the rest of the audience...

I was admiring the gravity system in the church hall yesterday afternoon, done in 3" steel, pulled into and out of the alcoves! Now th ...
  Topic: little wenlock woodstove: tar on glass question
Brandon

Replies: 20
Views: 16356
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Sat Oct 03, 09 3:48 pm   Subject: little wenlock woodstove: tar on glass question
Agree with JP.
P.S. They don't call Clearview that for nowt you know, buy yourself a better stove

pity about the "afterthought lashup" boilers in them though...
  Topic: Cost of installing woodburning central heating/water?
Brandon

Replies: 17
Views: 17843
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Sat Oct 03, 09 3:31 pm   Subject: Cost of installing woodburning central heating/water?

As I understand it, you can't do gravity feed with modern copper pipes and slimline radiators - the bore is too narrow and there is too much resistance to overcome so the gravity feed doesn't happen ...
  Topic: best sheet substrate for lime render
Brandon

Replies: 14
Views: 11757
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Sun Mar 08, 09 10:48 pm   Subject: best sheet substrate for lime render
thanks, I was a nugget surprised by the OSB, but then you saying that you then covered it makes a lot more sense.
  Topic: best sheet substrate for lime render
Brandon

Replies: 14
Views: 11757
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Sun Mar 08, 09 9:44 pm   Subject: best sheet substrate for lime render
thought that i would seek the advise of the assembled gurus...

I am embarking on externally insulating my house with 100mm of kingspan, then a 25mm cavity, felt and then the crunch, what would be t ...
  Topic: Range vs. stove
Brandon

Replies: 16
Views: 18694
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Sun Jan 18, 09 11:10 pm   Subject: Range vs. stove
plumbed one of these in recently, not used it myself though, meant to be quite efficient

http://www.broseleyfires.com/catalogue.php?Level=3&CatPage=11&SubCatPage=27&ProductPage=106
  Topic: it's time to put the heating on when....
Brandon

Replies: 41
Views: 9452
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Fri Nov 07, 08 9:04 pm   Subject: it's time to put the heating on when....
time to put it on when you realise you're cooking in a hat and scarf

Ha Ha I know that feeling!

I hate it (and then begrudgingly put on the heating) when black coffee turns to ice!... wi ...
  Topic: further blow for Eco-Towns
Brandon

Replies: 9
Views: 2462
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Fri Nov 07, 08 8:47 pm   Subject: Re: further blow for Eco-Towns


A minimum of one job per house to be reached by walking, cycling or public transport.


Are BA flights considered public transport?

As has been said, 12000 houses extra...

Would ...
 
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