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 info@carbon.coop for more.


This training is a part of Carbon Co-op's Home Energy Training Programme, see more here: carbon.coop/training