Posts from ‘October, 2010’
This is what we can do in Bolton to blocks of flats. 85% Savings on bills 80% Savings of CO2 Introduction Tower Block Refurbishment A terraced house refurbishment Community Center
This is the kind of thing we can do to existing homes to make them more like the Denby Dale passiv house. They won’t be as efficient but they will be the next best type of home to live in.
Presented by TV environmentalist Penney Poyzer ( BBC2′s No Waste like Home) Future Passiv is a short documentary which makes the case for Passivhaus ( translated as ‘passive house’ in English) low energy building in the UK to a wider audience. Featuring Green Building Store’s Denby Dale Passivhaus project, Future Passiv outlines the many advantages of [...]
We are a group of like minded people who care where and how our food, household products and toiletries are sourced. We have come together as a Cooperative to: – Work together, sharing the tasks involved in the ordering and distribution of the products. Help each other to develop the skills needed to run the [...]
The Power of Community’ how Cuba survived peak oil. When the Soviet Union collapsed in 1990, Cuba’s economy went into a tailspin. With imports of oil cut by more than half – and food by 80 percent – people were desperate. This film tells of the hardships and struggles as well as the community and [...]
For over 20 years, Hackney City Farm has been giving the local community the opportunity to experience farming right in the heart of the city. It offers an opportunity for children and adults to get up close to a range of farmyard animals.