The author is one of our older contributors. In 1961, after 9 years in the heat of India, Tim bought a plot of land in England and employed an architect to put a house on it. When he asked the architect to consider two inches of fibreglass in the roof space and some double glazing, he was told not to waste his money. ‘It is much cheaper, just to turn the heat up.’ After that experience he has been obsessed by energy conservation.
Having since worked through winters in places such as Kazakhstan, Estonia , Finland and Romania, his desire to come home to warmth and to lower heating bills has not changed.View blog posts by Tim