Affordable Sustainable Living
Saving Energy in the home
Whatever type of homes we live in, we can all take action to make them greener, healthier and more comfortable places to live. The energy we use in our homes and work places can have a large impact on the environment.
Wood Fibre Insulation
Why go green? Local Tottenham resident talks through 2016 house refit, included fixing wood fibre insulation to the exterior of the house. Explains the economic benefit of going green and how the use of renewable energy helps reduce energy consumption, which in turn helps save money used on electricity bills.
Accessing Green Homes Grants Online Workshop
Did you know that the Government is giving grants to house owners and landlords to improve the energy efficiency of homes?
The government will provide a voucher that covers up to two thirds of the cost of qualifying improvements to your home. The maximum value of the voucher is £5,000.
So if you are thinking of installing insulation or low carbon heating in your house this might be for you.
Go Green Eco Urban Life Festival On line is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.
Topic: Green Homes Grant Workshop
Time: Sep 24, 2020 01:00 PM London
Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 821 8087 4012
More information here : https://www.gov.uk/guidance/apply-for-the-green-homes-grant-scheme
The School of Natural Building’ now doing online courses, but who have regularly run weekend straw bale courses at the Hub over the years.
Green tip for the day: Patrick Maher Haringey Gardener video
Sue opens up her Eco-friendly home situated in Tottenham, sharing tips on how to the make the most of installing solar panelsand store any electricity not used in lithium batteries stored in the loft space.
Energy Advice & Support
National Energy Action have found the following impacts on fuel poor households
A reduction in income, as many jobs were either lost of placed on furlough.https://biglondonenergyswitch.co.uk/big-london-energy-switch/home
Difficulties in accessing support, especially where households were digitally excluded or spoke English as an additional language.
Log on and join in daily energy saving workshops of interest :https://www.nea.org.uk/warmhomesweek/timetable/.
Lordship Hub – Eco Building
The building is an exemplar of sustainable building techniques, requiring the minimum of energy to run, and producing part of its own energy.
Compassion, Reflection and Inspired Action Community Healing Workshop
Four local residents will be working with Donald Waugh founder of Pavement2Catwalk.co.uk www.pavement2catwalk.co.uk
The project will focus on the community and its importance more now than ever because of Covid-19 lockdown and restrictions. Working with empty cans, plastic bottles and wrappers from clients that remind them of a time before Covid.
The final piece will create a sculpture that will be unveiled online Saturday 26th September.