Desirable doors of welcome and durability

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The front door is the welcome gateway to our home, a key focal point. With many options available to create a statement, there's just something about using natural materials to…

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MaPrimeRenov: the energy efficiency grant for French Residents

MaPrimeRenov is a grant made up of several parts - some funded by the government and managed by the organisation L’Anah, and some funded by fuel suppliers such as EDF - and it now replaces the Credit d’Impôts system for eco renovation reimbursement, which ended on 31 December 2020. It’s not actually a new thing; the government has simply opened the grant system (previously reserved for those with a very modest income) to everyone. They say it’s to boost the economy, improve the housing stock’s energy rating, and encourage the population to make changes to improve their energy consumption.

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What is RT2020 and how will it affect you?

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RT2020 is the latest update to a set of building regulations laid out by the French government to reduce carbon emissions. It builds on the concept of reducing energy waste, by incorporating new obligations to increase renewable energy production, too.

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New management, new horizons…

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As of April 2020, a new legal contract puts Artisan Central under the joint management of Rosie Ellis and Micala Wilkins, in what’s described as a ‘major step forward’ for…

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Easter Fun!

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The egg is one of the most durable and efficient forms found in nature, here are some of our favorite buildings from around the world that have been inspired by…

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600 Likes on Facebook!

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Today we are celebrating achieving 600 likes on our Facebook page. Many thanks to all those of you who have supported us along the way and continue to do so.…

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“Coup de Pouce” EDF!

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Some interesting news has come to our attention for those of you who are homeowners in France. EDF are launching an offer in February 2019 to help homeowners finance work…

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