Low-Cost Home Energy Improvements

Low-Cost Home Energy Improvements

Mon 4 Jul 2022, 7:00pm – 8:15pm

This talk was a great success, with 50 lively participants. If you missed it or want to follow-up, see:

  • Video of the talk, with sections marked in the timeline
  • Slides as a PDF

With further energy price increases on the way, now is the time to plan getting your home ready for next winter. This free online talk will give advice on low cost and no cost ways to reduce your gas and electricity consumption and make your home more comfortable. We’ll step you through which options might be right for your home, with practical tips for installation (DIY or professional), covering:

  • Taking control of your energy use and heating methods
  • Insulating hot water pipes and tanks, loft, walls, etc.
  • Draught-Proofing –  a very cost-effective way to keep the cold out
  • Ventilation for healthy air and to avoid condensation and mould
  • Secondary glazing to greatly improve single-glazed windows
  • Staying warm – how to stay cosy, even if the room’s a bit chilly

Described by Bart Hommels and Tom Bragg, Open Eco Homes hosts with a wealth of experience in reducing home energy use. With plenty of time for your questions


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