Energy Saving

Information

For free and impartial information and advice on all things to do with energy use at home check out the Centre for Sustainable Energy (freephone 0800 082 2234) and the Energy Saving Trust.

 

Ideas

Ideas from the 10:10 campaign on ways to reduce your carbon footprint: http://www.1010global.org

There’s more ideas for your home in this Top Tips poster: tip_house_poster

And we love the posters and ideas from Do The Green Thing: http://dothegreenthing.com/about/

Services

There are lots of local services which can help you to reduce your energy use at home and cut down on your energy bills, from servicing your boiler to putting in low cost draughtproofing or more expensive improvements like solid wall insulation.

FRESH CoLogoColorTextBelow100614 copysy Homes is run by one of our previous volunteers. Vincent offers a professional Painting/Decorating service that automatically includes small energy efficiency improvements. Part of the service is an energy efficiency assessment by a certified Domestic Energy Assessor providing you with a Government approved Advice Report enabling you to make even bigger money saving improvements.

Upcoming Events – BEG Calendar

Nikki Jones climate change and energy series
1930-2130 at Tobacco Factory (The Snug)

9th October - What is climate change?
16th October - Global energy trends
23rd October - UK energy, emissions and targets
30th October - Is nuclear the answer?
13th November - Film showing: Food, Inc.
20th November - Land use and climate change
27th November - The way forward