Groups campaigning for sustainability are often frustrated by how little happens and how slow change is. However the UK has made some real progress in terms of energy saving and renewable energy, albeit from a low base. We now produce 15% of our electricity from renewable sources – this is double what it was in … Continue Reading
MHSG’s Wood Fuel Group had a Summer BBQ on 22nd June. Stewart showed off his stores of wood, and inspired others to join the Wood Fuel Group whose aim is to use local felled wood for local homes. Woodburning stoves are becoming increasingly popular but many people are paying a lot of money to buy … Continue Reading
Our 21st Century Homes Character Comfort Low Carbon event was a great success with around 140 visitors. There was a real buzz, and visitors seemed to appreciate the variety of stalls and the advice available. Despite a power outage at the start(!) the talks went very well too, and hopefully inspired visitors to take action … Continue Reading
The banner is up outside the venue! Counting down to the weekend of 15/16 March when we are running another 21st Century Homes - Character Comfort Low Carbon event, this time at the Moravian Church in Hornsey. You can register at http://hce21ch.eventbrite.co.uk The idea of this event is to provide practical help and inspirational stories for people looking to improve … Continue Reading
On the weekend of 15/16 March we are running another 21st Century Homes - Character Comfort Low Carbon event, this time at the Moravian Church in Hornsey. The idea of this event is to provide practical help and inspirational stories for people looking to improve their homes. Originally devised by our friends in the Highgate Society Sustainable Homes Group, there have now been two successful 21st … Continue Reading
We are pleased to welcome Bob Ward from the Grantham Institute at theLondon School of economics to discuss the future for tracking, including whether it will cut our fuel bills. The talk takes place at the Muswell Hill Methodist Church on 4th November at 8.00pm.
Haringey Superhomes Group is holding its first Open Day at the end of September. Five very different houses are opening their doors over the weekend of 28th/29th September, while one house is also opening up on Sunday 22nd September. Two Edwardian terrace houses, an Edwardian semi, a 1960′s 2-storey tile-clad house and a 1980′s single-storey timber-frame house will … Continue Reading
Muswell Hill Sustainability Group is launching an exciting new renewable energy co-operative called en10ergy Solar. This will provide a unique opportunity for our community to invest in solar panels on the roofs of schools and other community buildings. Investors will receive an attractive and fair return on their investment anticipated to start at 4% and increasing during … Continue Reading
We had a fantastic turnout at our 21st Century Homes event on 2/3 February. Over 100 people attended the conference and exhibition, and our talks were all packed (we’ll need bigger rooms next time!). Photos here!
Muswell Hill Sustainability Group supports fair pricing for gas and electricity. Please sign the petition at http://www.38degrees.org.uk/page/s/big-six-energy-petition#petition to put the pressure on the Big 6 to reduce their prices. The Big 6 currently produce only 8% of their energy from renewable sources. If you want to switch to a supplier using a much bigger proportion of … Continue Reading