Block Podcast Episode 7 - Solar Power, Biomass, Snake Oil Salesmen and, Sky Fitters


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Podcast No.7 is a very interesting podcast indeed; not just for people involved in the construction industry but also for homeowners and people considering building a home in the future. It's packed full of useful information on Solar Energy, Biomass, up to date building techniques and the most recent changes in regulations.

We have a full house with 8 people taking part in a lively discussion around the construction industry. We have a wealth of experience and expertise round the table which makes for compelling listening; the participants are as follows:
Terry Hawksby, Business Development Manager, Ewgeco
Mike Smith, Sales, Director, Gerer8 Power Ltd
Stephen Lynas, Land & Development Manager, Hadden Construction
Ian Clark, Marketing Manager, Ewgeco
Evelyn Laurie, Principal, Red Marketing
John Stobbs, Director of Operations, Sap Service UK

Also on the podcast we have Kenneth Martin, Managing Director, Block Architects and Gordon White, Managing Director, fatBuzz Ltd

As you can imagine with 8 people round the table, the discussion was lively and fast paced with maore than one person wishing to speak at once on more than one ocassion! All in all it makes for a very informative podcast. Here are some of the things we chat about:
The up to date position with FIT and RHI Schemes
The state of renewable energy in Scotland
Is Donald Trump right about the current Wind Energy policy in Scotland?
Who's responsibility is it to educate users about renewable energy?
Biomas - what is it?
What are the benefits and who are ideal customers for Biomass?
The negative factors around Biomass
Will Biomass influence growers and encourage them to harvest fast growing wood?
The difference between Fossil Fuel and Biomass
Where is the market for Biomass?
Do tradesmen get adequate training on an ongoing basis in order to keep up to date with new materials and technologies?
CCG Timber Kits and modern building techniques

11 episodes available. A new episode about every 74 days .