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, 28th March 2018* and 27th October 2018,
Time: 9:30am – 1pm, (6 – 8.30pm on 28th March 2018)
Location: various, check eventbrite page
Feb 2018 course: draught-proofing-feb18.eventbrite.co.uk
Mar 2018 course: draught-proof-mar-2018.eventbrite.co.uk
Oct 2018 course: draught-proofing-oct18.eventbrite.co.uk
- Member early bird – £6
- Non-member early bird – £10
- Member standard – £14
- Non-member standard – £20
*new training date, cost and time varies from above, check eventbrite link for details.
Bursaries available, email email@example.com for more.
This training is a part of Carbon Co-op’s Home Energy Training Programme, see more here: carbon.coop/training