This house was bought in October 2013, as part of a plan to scale down to a lower cost, more environmentally sustainable home.
Work began almost straightaway and is now coming to an end, with a beautiful spacious extension having been built to very high levels of insulation, with underfloor heating and ultra low energy lighting and appliances.
Dave’s experience in working with Solar PV has enabled him to choose a highly efficient and compact 3.2 kW system, which is cleverly configured to maximise output.
Yet the sustainable principles go beyond the building as Dave is a highly trained Vegan chef and hopes to run cookery courses in his new state of the art kitchen, similar to those he ran in San Francisco. As he says, ‘if people would stop eating animal protein it would solve a lot of the climate problems overnight’
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Buses: 2A service runs once an hour from Rottingdean to Steyning, via Brighton and Shoreham. Full details here bh.buscms.com/brightonbuses/uploadedfiles/tt2-150913.pdf
Nearest train: Shoreham-by-sea.
Bike: via Route 2 and the Downslink www.westsussex.gov.uk/downslink