Analysis and comment on Passivhaus, low-energy retrofit, electric vehicles and energy transition

Posted by Es Tresidder on March 17, 2017

Why do I feel chilly?

  I live in a 70’s house that has had double glazing installed but little else in the way of thermal improvements since then. Imagine the following situation. Yesterday was a mild winter’s day, temperatures around 10°C, and I was comfortably warm working at home. Today the weather’s changed, it’s been cold all night and

Posted by Es Tresidder on October 31, 2016

An electric car in the Scottish Highlands

An extended version of this article appeared on UKclimbing in March 2017.   This summer we made a big move from Brussels to near Fort William on the west coast of Scotland. Moving away from the good transport links of a big city had us looking to buy our first family car to make the

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