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Space heating

see also Emitters (radiators etc.) Gas boilers Heating controls

It is reckoned that in the UK, housing is responsible for about 25% of greenhouse gas emissions. Poor heating can render parts of dwellings virtually unusable, partly through discomfort due to cold and drafts and partly through the damage caused to contents through condensation, dampness, mould […]

Chimneys

interesting bit of chimney building!

Very stupid

Possibly the stupidest chimney is the one on the end of a traditional British house serving an open fire. It leaks most of its heat out through the chimney pot, the external wall and into the atmosphere.

If you have a chimney it should be on an […]