Domestic wind turbines have suffered some bad publicity in recent years. But with the right conditions – and the right size turbine – they may still be a useful way to generate your own green energy, says Tim Pullen
Sustainable building expert Tim Pullen explains how to build an eco home, including how to create a greener home on a budget
Old doesn’t always have to mean cold — but, as Tim Pullen explains, if you’re insulating a period home, then be careful how you approach it. You could end up doing more harm than good
What are the U values of different wall materials? Understand that, and you are well on your way to making your self build or renovation as thermally efficient as possible, says sustainable building expert Tim Pullen
Save energy, and thus money, by ensuring your wall are as insulated as possible. Internally, externally or in the cavity — there are now more choices than ever to insulate your walls
Eco homes aren’t just environmentally friendly, but tend to have much lower running costs too. Take a look at this design inspiration for your own eco home
If you would like to turn your loft into habitable space, it must be insulated to current Building Regulations. Here we explain how to insulate a loft
External wall insulation needn’t just be a last resort for those with solid walls. Tim Pullen explains the benefits and issues
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