So what is a Solar Shed and why should you care? Find out more than you thought possible about the last word in shed technology for a new age.Continue reading
Kat (that's me) is the eponymous custodian of KuleKat's Eco-Essentials - a repository of personal experience and research (mixed with a stiff shot of opinion) related to how being more environmentally aware can also save you loadsa loot.
Yes, you read that right, we're talking serious green spondulicks here.
Much that is written around this topic seems to me to be either vague and earnest fluff or as difficult and demanding as an especially petulant super model. The fact is, eco-technology is mostly pretty straightforward and accessible. Kat KuleKat
Discover the TRUE cost of conventional and so-called low-energy lighting compared to LED home lighting – the lighting solution for a new age.Continue reading
Clueless or confused about solar panels, feed in tariffs, microgeneration and the promise of “free” electricity? This straightforward guide for the ordinary homeowner looks at various factors to consider before deciding whether or not to install some form of solar power. No sales pitch, no bullshit and no baffling jargon – just a simple down to earth trawl through the available options.Continue reading
There are two main areas to consider before installing a wood burning stove and most people who are new to the world of wood burners start with the wrong one…Continue reading
Is the buzz about LED grow lights all hype or do they really work as well as is claimed? Find out what makes plants grow best, how grow lights work and what makes LED so different.Continue reading
Thinking about installing a wood burning stove? Well before you get very much further you would do well to carefully consider the various regulations that govern this procedure (boo!) but on the plus side there are also many grants and other government backed incentives that may be available to you (yay!).Continue reading
I’ve been emailed this question often enough that I reckon it’s time to write up my take on it once and for all. So, can you really opt for a DIY wood stove installation rather than fork out for a … Continue reading
Many people ask how much it costs to install a wood burner, which is a lot like asking how much it costs to build a house. It depends on what you want, how much space you need to heat, what type of heat you need (space heating, hot water, cooking, a combination thereof), what restrictions might apply and to a large extent, what you’re prepared to spend! This article attempts to unravel this particularly knotty question.Continue reading