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Cambridge Carbon Footprint (CCF) is an award-winning environmental charity that raises awareness of climate change issues and promotes practical solutions to help people live more sustainably.

Open Eco Homes 2015

Lifting_solar_water_heater - carefully does itOn Saturday 19th and Sunday 27th September 2015 up to 18 exciting low-energy  homes, both new-build and retro-fit, will be open to the public for Open Eco Homes. Householders will show and explain the energy-saving features of their homes – the pros and cons and how to get the best out of them to save on energy bills and carbon emissions.

Now in its sixth year, the annual Open Eco Homes event aims to inform and inspire visitors to improve the energy efficiency of their own homes or choose very efficient new ones.  The homes demonstrate a wide range of eco-renovation technologies, from underfloor heating to wood burners, all kinds of insulation and condensing boilers, right through to green roofs, gardens and waterbutts.

Here are case studies of previous Open Eco Homes with details of their energy-saving features.  Watch out for the list of Open Eco Homes 2015 to be announced in the summer.

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CCF are partnering with Cambridge BID to bring Cambridge its very own Clothes Swap Party on Saturday 25th July. Bring your unloved garments and swap them for some pre-loved treasures. Bring your items in at 1pm and enjoy tea and cake whilst a team organises a swapping bonanza that kicks off at 1.30pm. Entry is free – though donations are very welcome.

1.00pm: Drop off your clothes, shoes, accessories

1.30pm: The swap shop opens and ends at 3pm

This event is a fundraiser for Cambridge Carbon Footprint. All excess goods will be donated to charity.

No booking required.

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