Making Bath Abbey more sustainable

Local engineering consultancy Buro Happold have been working with Bath Abbey to try to make the Abbey more sustainable. The most important aspect of the project is to use hot water from the Roman Bath’s next door to provide underfloor heating to the Abbey. To date they have installed underfloor heating under flag stones on […]

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Does my home leak heat?

Transition Bath’s energy group would like to congratulate one of our volunteers,  Sarah Warren on becoming a CAT (Centre for Alternative Technology) student, studying for an MSc in Sustainability and Adaptation .     As part of her application process she wrote this article on thermal imaging based on her experiences with the Bathford Energy Group and […]


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 […]

July 2014 Newsletter

Welcome to this month’s Transition happenings in Bath… View this email in your browser July Newsletter We have a surprising amount of news for a summer month. The news is dominated by transport – B&NES has launched its transport strategy, Transition Bath its Chelsea Road initiative and we are asking for your views on how […]

Bathford Energy Group Thermal Imaging Project 2013/2014

  Bathford Energy Group (BEG) has recently completed their write-up of their first year of thermal imaging. Their project was run in conjunction with Transition Bath. During the course of the winter they surveyed 15 homes, identifying many common issues to both old and new homes. Identification of common issues The common sources of heat […]

Energy Efficient Widcombe’s Thermal Imaging Project 2014

Energy Efficient Widcombe were involved in the Transition Bath Thermal Imaging project in 2014 and surveyed 15 homes. They have written up an extensive report of their experiences, which is available here. Some of the images they took, showing a wide selection of the issues they came across are shown above. In summary, their conclusions for […]