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Cutting Your Phantom Loads

I’ve always liked Tom Murphy’s “Do the Math” work, and I really like his latest piece on phantom loads and electricity cutting. That’s one of the very first steps for most of us whe we seriously try and cut our electrical usage, but one that a lot of people don’t know to do about. We’ve…

Lucy Worsley has a Guardian piece about the merits of medieval architecture as a model for a lower-resource use future: Domestic life in the past was smelly, cold, dirty and uncomfortable, but we have much to learn from it. I spend much of my time working as a curator in Britain’s historic royal palaces. But…