Throughout our projects the information from other great blogs/sites out there has helped us so much, this is one of the main reasons we choose to write this blog. Here is a list of sites we’ve found particularly useful/inspiring/worthwhile/cool. We’ll obviously keep updating this, and would to hear about any other resources other people have found useful.
The Yellow House – “1930s ex-council house into our environmental dream home”
Open Energy Monitor – monitoring PV production
EcoTerrace – A newcastle project on a Victorian terrace
Hockerton Housing – A successful co-housing project outside Nottingham
ShrinkThatFootprint – A great blog with useful articles on subjects from lifestyle to climate change stats with a fantastic self-decription of “squeezing more life out of less carbon”
Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT) – More information on everything eco than you can shake a stick at.
Low Impact Living Initiative LILI – Huge amount of info.
Sheffield Solar Farm – Through voluntary submission, SSF manage a Database of micro-generation and provide insight into the network’s data
Green Building Forum – Fantastic forum, with lots of amateurs and experts.
Companies I would recommend
The Oak Floor Company – A talented local company who laid our wooden floor, of which we are very fond.
Eco-renovation: The Ecological Home Improvement Guide – “the book” on eco-renovation by Edward Harland (ISBN-13: 978-1870098526)