Author Archives: Tom Bragg

An Energy Researcher’s Home

34 Linden Close, Cambridge CB4 3JU Ray Galvin, a researcher at both the Department of Architecture at Cambridge and the School of Economics and Business Studies at RWTH-Aachen University, Germany, will share his personal experience of putting technical understanding into … Continue reading

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Thermal Imaging Training

CCF OFFICE Hooper St. CB1 2NZ. Thermal imaging vividly reveals weaknesses in a building’s insulation and air tightness. These popular training sessions are for people wanting to volunteer to borrow a thermal imaging camera to examine their own homes, those … Continue reading

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Personal Stories of Eco Homes

Friends Meeting House, Jesus Lane, CB5 8BA Sometimes being interested in eco-renovation or building a new eco-home isn’t enough to make a start. Often the problems aren’t just technical, first you need to figure out what you really want. Three … Continue reading

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Low Carbon Energy

Emmanuel United Reformed Church, 72, Trumpington St.   CB2 1RR Please note: Venue Change Generate electricity or heat your home in environmentally-friendly ways, with low energy bills. Subsidies may help. Avoid the scams & hard-sell! Experts will each talk and answer … Continue reading

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Solid Wall Insulation

Christ Church, Christchurch Street, CB1 1HT 68 people came to hear talks and join in lively discussion: Margaret Reynolds, an architect specialising in low-energy design, introduced a forum: Funding Opportunities: Solid Wall Insulation Fund and other opportunities – Justin Smith, … Continue reading

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Getting Started on Home Energy

The Centre at St Pauls, Hills Road, CB2 1JP   36 people came to learn about and discuss improving home-energy efficiency and where to start: What are the priorities to make it cosy, climate-friendly and cheaper to heat? A panel … Continue reading

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Warm Homes – Mill Road

Ross Street Community Centre, CB1 3UZ Over 50 people were at this lively event, with lots of inspiration, information and  discussion. Most houses in the area (& about half in Cambridge) have solid walls, making them difficult to insulate and … Continue reading

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Warm Homes Mill Road – Program

Sat 2 November After Home visits in the morning, here’s the program of events in the afternoon at Ross St Community Centre, CB1 3UZ

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Warm Homes Mill Road VIDEOS

Videos of householders in the Mill Road area and home energy improvements they have made: Patricia’s Victorian “2-up, 2-down” now with internal insulation, double-glazed sash windows, woodstove & solar PV: [youtube HyluD1d1tCU] Judith Green’s eco-renovation of her Victorian terraced house, … Continue reading

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Warm Homes Mill Road – Home Visits

Home visits to see home-energy improvements and to talk with the householder  – and an energy expert (except Ross St). To book, please contact Cambridge Carbon Footprint: email info@cambridgecarbonfootprint.org or phone 01223 301 842 during office hours (9am – 5pm, … Continue reading

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Elderflower Cordial

Easy to make, with an exotic flavour -more elderflowers and less sugar than some recipes: 50 elderflower heads, with fully open florets, preferably picked on a sunny morning 2 lemons: juice & zest 5 tsp of citric acid (ask at … Continue reading

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Open Eco Homes

Eighteen Cambridge-area low-energy homes are open on 2 days for booked visits: Householders will show how they save on energy, bills and carbon emissions.  See what energy-saving measures suit your home: from low-cost & DIY through to big projects. Most … Continue reading

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We’ve Moved…

CCF moved office on Sat 18 May. Our new address is: Cambridge Carbon Footprint Citylife House Sturton Street CB1 2QF View MAP Front of Citylife House:         and the other side:         We’re continuing … Continue reading

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Maternity Cover for Volunteer & Events Organiser

To cover the Maternity Leave of our excellent VEO, Joss Cutler: starting with a handover from her, before her leave starts on January 16th, when you would take over her vital role in CCF’s work with volunteers on carbon reduction, … Continue reading

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CCF at Cambridge Climate Change Forum

Department of Engineering, Trumpington Street CB2 1PZ The Cambridge Climate and Sustainability Forum had an exciting programme of talks and workshops on climate change, with the theme: “Local Action. Global Change?” Will technological breakthroughs lead us to a sustainable future? … Continue reading

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