Healthier Homes – What can you do?

No more draughty, gas guzzling dwellings – my top tips for improving comfort, indoor health and energy efficiency. The switch in most households to LED lighting was the largest contribution to the drop in the UK’s carbon emissions last year. Meanwhile, the incentives for renewable energy...

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I have a new gadget… a thermal imaging camera!

Or the use of one I should say… I hate being cold. I’m pretty “nesh” as they might describe me in these parts, or “frileuse” in my family…. So maybe it was accidentally on purpose that I fell into my job as a “comfort” engineer. I might therefore be forgiven for my mission to provide as...

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What’s in a name?

That which we call a rose, by any other name would smell as sweet…” So here it is – my brand name launch… welcome to humblebee! Why, I hear you whisper? As soon as I told my children I was going to stop working for Arup (“mummy, that means you’re free!”… heart strings properly tugged),...

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Let’s talk about mould…

A few years ago I was diagnosed with an auto-immune disease called CIDP, the chronic version for Guillain-Barré syndrome. It started with pins and needles in both feet, migrated to the rest of my legs and started in my fingers and hands with a gradual loss of sensitivity. Then came muscle...

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