Insulation

9 November 2015
7:30 pmto9:30 pm

Installing Loft Insulation 1St Luke’s Church
Victoria Road, CB4 3DZ

St Luke’s Church, Victoria Road, Cambridge CB4 3DZ

26 people came to an animated evening, learning more about:

  • How much heat is your house losing in winter from poor insulation?
  • What about heat GAIN in summer?
  • How to stay comfortable, save on bills and cut your carbon emissions?
  • What are the pros and cons of different types of insulation?
  • How has new insulation worked out in Open Eco Homes?

OEH Host  Margaret Reynolds, architect, gave the big picture. with guest speakers:

  • Matt  Smith from Natural Building Technologies discussed natural materials with low embodied energy and explained moisture issues in newly insulated buildings.
  • Antony Rix, communications engineer and Open Eco Homes householder, took us through their decisions on home energy efficiency renovations over 8 years
  • Tim Acheson, builder from Green Hat Construction explained the nuts and bolts of carrying out external and internal insulation in a range of materials

A HOT topic!

One of a series of free events on putting home energy inspiration into practice

 

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