Testing the Flir c2 thermal cam

Before Christmas 2019 we bought a FLIR cam, a thermal image camera. With that cam it is possible to detect leaks of warmth in a building. It shows temperature as colour as an overlay over a normal photo.

A House with Two Fireplaces

As the header says, our house has two beautiful, old fireplaces, and finally both of them are operational!

Our Cozy Winter Home

The winter has arrived, and even though this is not the High North of Westerors it does get cold in here too. Well, we are in latitude 61°, which is not very high up in Finland but looking at it globally it very much is! We get the winters the… more

How We Chose Our Photovoltaic System

One of our early decisions when we started discussing moving to Finland was that we want to strive towards energy autonomy. Nick has lots of experience in DIY biogas (see Biogascentral) so we are eager… more

Our PV System Is Up and Running

Yesterday was the day when we got to turn on our PV (photovoltaic) system! Watch the video to see how easy it is to turn a switch - and see us as we turn it, taking a huge step… more