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13 November: Charles Everard talks about Bickleigh Eco-Village

Our next event… Thursday 13th November, 7 – 9pm Lord Palmerston, NW5 1HU (corner Chetwynd Rd/Dartmouth Park Hill) As part of the event programme, Transition Dartmouth Park is hosting Charles Everard, Founder and Director of CornerstoneZED, who will talk about how we can make carbon neutral dwellings commercially viable. Everard’s company is developing Bickleigh Eco-Village … Continue reading

Power Up North London – latest news!

Welcome to Power Up North London’s first newsletter! Back in April, Transition Kentish Town, Transition Tufnell Park and Transition Dartmouth Park joined forces to hold a meeting proposing a community renewable energy project. The aim was to consider how we can generate clean, renewable energy in our area and use any income created to benefit the local community. The … Continue reading

Launch of Transition home energy challenge – Monday 21st January

Energy challenge launch event with Paula Owen Monday 21st January, 7.30pm Lord Palmerston – 33 Dartmouth Park Hill To kick off our new home energy challenge – Paula Owen the renowned energy researcher, broadcaster and entrepreneur will be speaking about how we use electricity in our homes and how this has changed over the past forty years. … Continue reading

Energy metering competition

Join our new project – we’ll be giving households in the area a simple to use home energy meter, to help monitor and reduce electricity use over a few months.   The process will be simple and fun, and our facilitators will advise and take care of logging the data. We’ll also give advice on cutting … Continue reading

How can we make our homes more energy efficient?

Monday 9th July, 7.30pm-9.30pm Upstairs at The Star, Chester Road, N19 Join us for an informative and sociable event on ways to unleash home greening energies, know how and action in Dartmouth Park. Hear from local home greening specialists, and share your own experiences, bright ideas and dreams for less fossil fuel dependent home living. … Continue reading

SuperHome Spring Openings on March 17th and 18th.

There really isn’t a better way to find out how to make an old home energy efficient than to spend some time with eco-retrofit pioneers who have been there, done it and are already enjoying the benefits.  Visit a SuperHome. Tour, explore and be inspired. There are 5 SuperHome openings in Camden with 2 in … Continue reading

New projects meeting – a great start to 2012

Yesterday was our fantastic ‘new projects’ open space where we came together and discussed our ideas for practical projects over the next year. The edited highlights are below, and full notes of the meeting, with a list of contacts for each group are here: Notes from projects open space 07.01.12 Schools and children – we … Continue reading

Dartmouth Park eco-home in BBC documentary

One of the most important ways to reduce our energy use and cut carbon is to start with our own homes. We can save fuel (and money) by simple measures such as draught proofing windows and doors and setting our boilers correctly. But to make our houses truly sustainable we need to go further than … Continue reading

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