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Traditional farmhouses are often fairly inefficient when it comes to energy use, but a few simple measures offer considerable savings. Paul Spackman reports. Anyone who has lived in an old farmhouse knows only too well how they can be big consumers of energy. Traditional construction methods, solid floors, ill-fitting doors and windows, open fireplaces or single gazing means large amounts of energy, especially heat, can be wasted. “Energy efficiency is primarily about keeping heat in the building and reducing your […]