Domestic energy assessor accredited with Stroma. Previously a proffessional mechanical engineer and interested in enhancing domestic energy efficiency through economical home built energy producing items.
Successful self build of wind turbine for a fraction of the cost of commercially available units. This is now part of an ongoing private development program. Other projects include solar space heating unit, low cost warm air circulation and low cost home insulation.
Before spending out on any exotic and/or expensive renewable enery improvement make sure your home is insulated as well as is possible. Also ensure your appliances are the most efficient available. In doing this you will maximise the effectiveness of any renewable and get the best value for money.