Update on progress since 2010 in reducing this house's carbon footprint. Solar panels, PV and thermal, a woodburning stove, 'decentralised' heating mean that we are a net exporter of electricity and gas consumption falls within the Passivhaus allowance. I'll aim to show and talk about these things, and my continuing energy descent plan. If time, I'd like to share with you 7 year's experience of electric cars (both positive & negative!). For practical reasons, will have to limit…See More
I am kicking myself that i missed the meeting - i do have some things to contirbute
I think you need to advocate caution on the draft busting side of things. reducing drafts does keep in hot air and reduce energy wastage but does…"
"Interesting Molly, but what's your point?
The compressed air car is just another electrically powered car (except the energy is stored as compressed air instead of a battery).
Do you have a comment on energy storage?…"
Please note that all the places on this workshop have now been taken. Please book on the October event or email if interested in future chutney workshops so we can consider organising more in future.Come along and enjoy a communal activity using fruit picked by the Fruit Harvesters. We will make chutney in small groups with surplus fruit picked by the Fruit Harvesters.The workshop is for those who have never made chutney before and those who are exerienced in preserve making. You will be able…See More
August's green drinks - on the 1st September...!?!A first meet up after the summer holidays and with lots to discuss ahead of our stall for Queens Park day on 12th Sept, and also for planning the Harvest Festival (2nd October)...Come along to Hugo's to join in...See More
Energy and Water saving in a Victorian terraced house - Nick Hartley invites you to see and hear about his successes (and failures) in his own home in reducing fuel bills, including secondary double glazing, wood-burning stoves and 'de-centralised' heating. Also, rainwater use and G-wiz electric car ownership.Numbers limited - so please contact Nick on 020 8969 9030 to confirm your attendence.See More
Bike Shed DROP IN @ The Bike Shed Streatley Road NW6 7ST 22nd 10-12 am 23rd 12-4.30pmCome and get your bike sorted / pick up maintenance tips and help. Donations Taken / Parts Below Shop PricesSee More
Our Transition Monthly film night for May will be 'Who Killed the Electric Car'. http://www.whokilledtheelectriccar.com/6.30pm for 7pm start.Film will be followed by speakers/discussion on sustainable transport (Cycletastic/Brent Cyclists) and Recyling (Greenzones) in the constitution club from 8.30pmPaineâ€™s film investigates the events leading to the quiet destruction of thousands of new, radically efficient electric vehicles. Through…See More
"ok, so Dagmar Gardens is too narrow and residential.....
How about terminating buses don't stop outside Tesco and instead let their passengers off on Station Terrace where they also terminate / hopefully turning off their engines....
I live right near Station Terrace and walk past the buses all the time. I don't see them getting delayed by other vehicles, I see other vehicles getting delayed by them actually..
Not sure what you mean by "further West" ? And…"
We kicked out the crazy tree felling lay-by on Chamberlayne Road, but sadly that's not the end of it - Brent want to improve traffic flow.I would like to start a discussion about how best to solve the issue from our perspective, and then pass this onto Brent to review / consult on / implement.the council say:'The majority of frontages on Station Terrace are retail premises. Buses are frequently delayedby vehicles parked in the area and by vehicles that are legally permitted to load and unload.…See More