Getting your Home Ready for Climate Change

Getting your Home Ready for Climate Change

Preparing or designing your home for extreme weather – more frequent with climate change – 
advice from 3 experts and discussion on getting ready for floods, droughts & heatwaves:

Improving your Home’s Flood Resilience’ with Emily Hutchinson, Senior Flood Risk Officer, Cambs County CouncilPresentation 
How to minimise the risk of flood damage. Even if your home is far from a watercourse, it may be vulnerable to surface-water flooding from intense downpours.

‘Drought-Resistant gardening’ with Dea Fischer, La Jardiniere GardensPresentation
Planning and looking after your garden, so your plants stay beautiful or productive in droughts, without using hose-pipes.

‘Staying Cool in a Heatwave’
with Tom BraggOEH Host.  Presentation  Resource
How most of us can avoid dangerous over-heating at home – with clever shading, ventilation and other simple measures. But some badly-designed homes make this much harder – how to make the best of them.

Come and discuss your problems or experiences with extreme weather. Free, donations welcome.


Event Details

24/06/2019 - 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
St Andrew's Hall
St Andrew's Road
Cambridge
CB4 1DH
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