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    Re: Eco-Housing in the UK
    LLoyd - Your Question:I am at the stage where I am commissioning the frame of my house with the intention of it being constructed by end of…
    5 May 2016
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    Re: Eco-Housing in the UK
    3 Bed house on award winning ECO estate £325,000 OIRO 4 year old detached eco-house on a unique small estate with allotments, chicken, pig…
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    Re: Eco-Housing in the UK
    I am at the stage where I am commissioning the frame of my house with the intention of it being constructed by end of June so I can start…
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  • CiCi
    Re: Stone vs Brick
    I'm looking for a house and am now wondering which is better, brick, concrete or stone?
    30 April 2016
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    Re: Using Lime in Building Techniques
    "The National Lime Association recommends adding a small amount of cement with lime." A UK sustainable build site should be…
    29 April 2016
  • Rahul
    Re: Stone vs Brick
    Bricks are better then stones for construction purposes.They have long life and high quality standards.
    25 April 2016
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    Re: Straw Bale Construction
    Archie Mac phearsum - Your Question:I am a straw bale lime plasterer and like to advice on the plastering to straw so their is no failure…
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    Re: Carbon Neutral Plans for the UK
    I'm unsure whether global warming actually exists? It is probably a myth
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    Re: Straw Bale Construction
    I am a straw bale lime plasterer and like to advice on the plastering to straw so their is no failure I've been strawbale nut for a over…
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    Gordon - Your Question:We are planning new music studios in SE London, and considering creating two large straw bale buildings –1 x 16mt…
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