Earth Notes: Saving The Planet @Home

Site updated 2022-08-13 13:04 GMT.
Be a climate hero, starting with your home!

Want to do your bit at home to improve your quality of life, save money, cut down on waste and carbon pollution, and get the planet back how it used to be?

Did you know that the majority of your neighbours are undertaking energy saving actions every day? That is also one of the most powerful messages to encourage people to save.

This site is mainly about the practical steps that I have taken to make my own life (and that of my family) a little better and lower-carbon. Many of them are actions that you could take too...

On Earth Notes

solar PV panels on roof

Featured: About Our Greenish Home aka 16WW, with Bonus Bats and Sparrows (easyread podcast)

Learn more about our council-house turned SuperHome, that this site is based on! #podcast #greenLiving

I was asked to describe Something about your sustainable home. Something about the nature visiting the garden and how you feel about your neighbourhood. Anything at all in fact.

Random: On the APPGIE meeting - Taking the Carbon out of Heat (2017) (blog meet)

All Parliamentary Group for Intelligent Energy meeting at Westminster chaired by Peter Aldous MP. #CarbonOutOfHeat

grid carbon intensity

LIVE LIVE GB Grid Carbon Intensity (mobile), live grid-tie PV generation and off-grid PV electrical system stats, heat battery top-up control.

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Yearly Electricity and Gas (ie heat and light) Carbon Footprint

Things That We've Done

We've crunched our carbon footprint. We've become a SuperHome. We've pondered other changes that we might make. But most of all there's been quite a lot of fun learning. Maybe it's my engineering mindset, but I've made a hobby out of conservation and meter watching. I've had fun out of 'tuning' life a little. The rest of my family humours me!

See a full list of articles under search at the top of the page, and here's some actions to start with that we took...

Things That You Can Do

Effective changes that can be made at home are based on lowering energy/resource demand...
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