The writer has been a frequent contributor to the Sunday Times Home section. How snug was was your winter? Did your house cope comfortably with the bitter chill of December 2010, or, like most of the rest of us, did you simply crank up the central heating and throw on more blankets? Here are two… Continue reading
Posts tagged Wimbish
Have low-energy, eco-friendly homes finally become affordable?
(The author has written extensively for the Sunday Times Home section.) I blogged last month about the “tea cosy houses” that should cost hardly anything to heat. This is an estate of 14 housing association homes now being built at Wimbish in Essex. Click here to read more. It will be one of the first… Continue reading →
“Tea cosy houses" will cost hardly anything to heat
The writer has been a frequent contributor to the Sunday Times Home section. A housing association development in the Essex countryside, now nearing completion, will be one of the first in Britain to meet the exacting Passivhaus low energy standards. The group of 14 home, which Hastoe Housing Association is putting up on a green… Continue reading →