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Sustainable living

Watch Thom Whiffen talking to Helen Rutherford about what lifestyle choices will help him to live more sustainably.

This week we have 3 short videos, all filmed in Cripps House, a 1950s British house on the University Park campus in Nottingham.

We chose Cripps House because it can demonstrate many of the sustainability dilemmas we face in our own homes. In the first of the films Thom, a researcher in civil engineering, looks round the house with two of our experts. We join Thom in the utility room looking at water and energy use in a domestic setting.

Those of you in China can also view this video on our Tudou channel.

Think about: How does the age or style of your house affect your water and energy efficiency? (Feel free to upload a picture to our Flickr group if you want to illustrate a point).

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