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, 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 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