Draught Proofing for Homeowners
Make low cost improvements to keep your home warmer
Description: Covers the basics of how heat is lost in a home before focusing on draught-proofing. Looks at typical areas where homes leak heat and techniques for making improvements. Looks at the risks and issues around moisture management and ventilation.
For: Homeowners, renters and students.
Benefit: Gain knowledge and understand techniques for making improvements on a budget. A useful step in making first stage improvements.
What you will learn:
- How heat is lost in a home
- Where to find leaks
- Techniques and methods to draught-proof
Knowledge required: None
Trainer: Aneaka Kellay, Carbon Co-op
Has over ten years of experience working in environmental organisations, co-operatives and has a masters in Environmental Politics. She is experienced in hosting workshops, facilitation and community engagement. Aneaka is currently working to maintain and grow Carbon Co-op's community of peer learning and support.
This workshop has been developed with the support of CAfS (Cumbria Action for Sustainability).
Dates: 3rd February 2018 and 27th October 2018
Time: 9:30am - 1pm
Location: Bridge 5 Mill, 22a Beswick Street, Manchester, M4 7HR
For directions and access http://bridge5mill.org.uk/
Feb 2018 course: draught-proofing-feb18.eventbrite.co.uk
Oct 2018 course: draught-proofing-oct18.eventbrite.co.uk
- Member early bird - £24
- Non-member early bird - £30
- Member standard - £32
- Non-member standard - £40
Early bird rates until 3rd January 2018.
Bursaries available, email firstname.lastname@example.org for more.
This training is a part of Carbon Co-op's Home Energy Training Programme, see more here: carbon.coop/training