Transition Bath Carbon Descent Plan: Part 1 – Electricity

Summary This first of a number of instalments of Transition Bath’s Carbon Descent Plan which we plan on presenting over the next year. The plan is to look at the trajectory of Bath’s energy consumption and renewable energy production to see what impact they have on Bath’s carbon emissions over the next 15 years. In […]

Energy Efficient Widcombe Raspberry Pi Home Monitoring Project

Energy Efficient Widcombe (EEW) are currently involved in a £100,000 Technology Strategy Board project to investigate the use of home sensors in monitoring the well-being of elderly ‘Assisted Living’ patients. EEW, along with their partners at the University of the West of England, ContinuumBridge Ltd and Designability are trialling a system coordinated by a Raspberry […]

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Energy Saving Team Competition for Schools in Bath

Resource Futures’ Education Team is working with Bath and North East Somerset Council to motivate teachers and pupils to save energy through simple, everyday changes in behaviour. Primary schools have been invited to take part in the B.E.S.T. (B&NES Energy Saving Teams) competition, with exciting prizes to be won. Focusing on pupil-led behavioural change and […]

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B&NES Council dismisses Call In on BWCE £500K loan

This morning (29/9/2014) the council’s Scrutiny Panel looked at a motion to delay or withdraw B&NES’s offer of a £500K loan for its 2.34MW Wilmington Solar Farm near Markbury. The £500K loan had been agreed by council cabinet members Paul Crossley and David Bellotti from its £1M Green Investment Fund. A large number of written […]


Is your tradesperson suitably qualified?

Transition Bath has a long held ambition that tradespersons in Bath hold additional accreditations in how energy efficiency measures can be applied to our historic buildings. So for example a tradesperson installing internal wall insulation is able to provide good advice on whether to use a natural vapour permeable solution or a modern solution with […]