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Solar power – a new way to benefit

Solar power – a new way to benefit

Unused solar power can now be diverted to give you hot water...and you'll still get paid for feeding it into the grid!

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Solar Power – one year after installing PV cells

Solar Power – one year after installing PV cells

Falling installation costs mean that PV solar cells are still a sound investment

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Compost toilets in the UK: buying a commercial loo

Composting toilets are less fuss, less of a fright, and less expensive to install than you might think.

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Compost bins compared: which type is best for you?

Choosing a composter needn't be confusing! Popular bin types compared.

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Pig houses: buying or making a hog hotel

Getting your pig house right makes for happier hogs, lower feed bills, and less work for you

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Buying or building a chicken house

Buying or building a chicken house

Basic ready-made chicken houses are inexpensive, but it's not difficult to make your own.

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Wind turbines – for the home or farm

Wind turbines – for the home or farm

A wind turbine is a sound investment and a green way to generate power. But does this outweigh the visual impact?

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Building with Cob

Building with Cob

Take some sub-soil containing a mix of clay, soil and sand, add some straw, mix it together...and that's cob.

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Kit homes

Kit homes can offer a long-lasting, environmentally-friendly and cost-effective alternative to other building methods.

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Rammed earth construction

Rammed earth construction

Rammed earth buildings are made from bricks of compressed soil, often mixed with cement to help prevent weathering

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Straw bale construction

Straw bale construction

Safe and energy-efficient, straw bale construction is an increasingly popular natural and sustainable construction method.
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