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    Posted: 09 Aug 2021 at 10:20pm
Are we Green?

We were one of the first hi-fi manufacturers to successfully use low energy switched-mode power supplies - remember the "Green Solo" from 2007?

From the very start, almost two decades before the Covid19 work from home, we set up our workshops at our own homes, so they share light, heat and the small amount of power used due to hand-making every order.

Business travel is limited to one or two drop-offs and collections each week, using low energy vehicles. My MPV uses AdBlue turning 85% of emissions to nitrogen and water.

Meetings are held on Skype - there is no commute.

We source locally wherever possible. Inevitably electronic components come from countries like China, but these are tiny components, not sub-assemblies or complete products, like most brands.

We don't waste resources by adding unnecessary weight to our products, plus we are WEEE registered.

From November 2020, our website and forum are served by solar-powered servers with Tesla overnight batteries.

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