B&B articles, reports and insights

6 Bed Rule 6 Bed Rule
Chris Hayton
I originally posted an advice article for B&B Owners on the six bed rule vanishing some months ago and the time is right I think for an update. B&B Advice

B&B Sustainable Energy 4 Solar Power 3 Passive Solar heat
Chris Hayton
This type of sustainable energy is concerned with building design to maximize the sun’s energy. It really con only be considered if ‘new build’ is part of your plan. B&B Advice

B&B Sustainable Energy 4 Solar Power 2 Photovoltaics
Chris Hayton
Photovoltaic systems use cells to convert solar radiation into electricity. The PV cell consists of one or two layers of a semi conducting material, usually silicon. When light shines on the cell it creates an electric field across the layers, causing electricity to flow B&B Advice

B&B Sustainable Energy 4 Solar Power 1
Chris Hayton
Energy from the sun has been harnessed for thousands of years. This energy is utilised in three main ways: B&B Advice

B&B Sustaianble Energy 3 Hydro Power
Chris Hayton
Hydro Power is probably the most specialised of all methods of sustainable power generation especially when it comes to smaller domestic+ systems. Because the criteria required for its installation is very specific the information here is of a general nature. B&B Advice

Sustainable Energy 2 Wind Power
Chris Hayton
Wind power has been used in the UK for centuries to mill corn and pump water and it can now be used to generate electricity. As the windiest place in Europe the UK it represents a very viable renewable energy source. B&B Advice