Monthly Archives: February 2011

Windows installed at Thornton Road and Peterborough Road

The timber frame windows that we are using for the project were a significant hamper on our progress. Their manufacture was delayed due to the snow, which meant that they were not delivered in time to go into the bathroom … Continue reading

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Solar thermal and solar photovoltaics installed at Thornton Road

A solar thermal panel (sufficient to supply 60-70% of the household’s hot water demand) was installed on the south facing roof along with solar photovoltaic panels to produce electricity.  The output of these two technologies will be closely monitored.  A … Continue reading

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Work on the Decent Homes house

So far only the the new kitchen has gone into the Decent Homes house.  Last week some of the new windows arrived.  However, 2 of the windows sent by the manufacturer were the wrong size and have been sent back.  … Continue reading

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The new bathroom pod in-situ

The new bathroom pod in-situ, which the resident is able to use while the other work goes on.  The bathroom pod will be rendered to match the render that will be put on top of the external wall insulation in … Continue reading

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