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Draught-Proofing Workshop – February 2019

18th February, 6:00 pm8:00 pm

Make low-cost improvements to keep your home warmer.

Are you aware of how much heat you may be losing through cracks and gaps in your windows, walls, and floors? These issues are reasonably simple to fix and will help you be warmer at home and maybe even save a few hundred pounds on your annual energy bills. Come along to this workshop to find out more…  

“The course provides a good mix of understanding how to spot draughts, plus practical techniques and products to reduce them” – Natalie, 2018

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 looking to make their homes warmer. No prior experience needed. 

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

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).

Cost: We are offering this workshop on a Pay As You Feel (minimum £3 to cover booking fees). Below are some suggested prices. 

  • Unwaged/Student – £3-5

  • Low waged – £5 – 10

  • High waged – £10 – 20 

  • Feeling generous – £30

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


18th February
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
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10 Little Lever Street, Manchester, M1 1HR
Manchester, M1 1HR GB
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