Monthly Archives: November 2011

Generation Game

Last Sunday our photovoltaic panels were wired up to the inverters and then to the mains. Since then we have generated 12.5 kilowatt hours. Not bad for a few dull days in November. The pipes leading from the solar thermal … Continue reading

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Light!

Tuesday, Scottish and Southern Power Distribution, who are our electricity suppliers, came to provide the new house with its supply.  Chris had dug a trench for the new supply.   Once the new connection was made, Kurt provided sockets for the … Continue reading

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Muck…

The team of Jimmy, Mario and Ellis have been working hard to cover our house with ‘muck’ – their word. Muck is the adhesive base coat of the render. The first coat is nearly finished and most of the house … Continue reading

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Start of the finishing touches…………

– the garage door has been fitted and works smoothly and quietly – the windows are now all in and sealed inside and out – Grant has brought all the plumbing pipes through the stud walls so that the plasterers … Continue reading

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