Alternative Energy

Saving energy at The Wharf House

Saving energy at The Wharf House The Wharf House is a good example of where our sustainability applies. During the fit-out vast amounts of insulation was used to fill every possible cavity, eliminating heat loss during winter months and low energy under-floor heating was fitted throughout the building. All the tungsten filament light bulbs were all replaced by lower energy ones making a considerable saving to the electricity requirements. There […]

Wind Power at Alney Island

Wind Power at Alney Island Gloucester City Council has erected a new wind turbine just behind our two cottages by the lock at Llanthony. We have been able to support this sustainable resource by agreeing that they could connect their turbine to the National Grid by means of the supply at our cottages. This saved half the cost of installation and, in return, we receive the spare electricity whilst the […]