When we look at our electricity bills or energy monitors the unit of energy being used to measure our consumption is the kilowatt-hour (kWh). Understanding what the kilowatt-hour is and how you go about measuring it can really help you zone in on what your big energy guzzlers are and enable you to calculate what savings different actions can achieve.
The kWh’s most obvious use is when you wish to compare your electricity consumption over time. For…
Architecture has com a long way over the past 100 years. We have seen changes in style and material use from the use of local stone in the 18th and 19th century, improved quality of brickwork and glazing in the early 1900’s, cavity brick and the hipped roof of the 1930’s, the inter and post war period which saw the introduction of pre-fabricated buildings with concrete panel walls, the estates of the 50’s, 60’s, and 70’s. Today we can see a change in…
Your Halogen Spot lamps could be holding you back!
Using low energy lighting is a sure fire way to help reduce energy
consumption especially if the bulbs being replaced are the soon to be obsolete (although possibly not soon enough) incandescent light bulbs which can use approximately five times as much electricity. The other bulb that deserves some special attention is the halogen spot lamp.
BIG LAUNCH of the EDIBLE HIGH ROAD on SALUSBURY ROAD this Saturday 18th May 10.30am to 1pmAll help is very welcome for the Big Launch of the Edible High Road - a river of fruit and nut trees on Salusbury Road for three weeks. It is this Saturday outside the library on Salusbury Road 10.30am to 1pm. Helpers are being asked to bring food and drink and we'll be giving out info about Transition Town Kensal to Kilburn, and Field to Fork a new local food growing initiative. We will be delivering the…See More