Transition delayed

Transition delayed

A recent plan by the energy market operator shows that a 90% renewable grid is entirely feasible. But there are roadblocks delaying the transition. Andrew Reddaway analyses the plan and issues.

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Keeping the smoke out

Keeping the smoke out

How does having a very airtight home impact on smoke infiltration? Cameron Munro and Joel Seagren present results from monitoring Passive House and ‘leaky’ homes this summer.

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Solar spring clean

Solar spring clean

Solar panels are largely a set-and-forget technology, but the occasional bit of maintenance can keep them performing at their peak. Lance Turner looks at what’s involved.

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