Warm your home!

8 November – 9 December, Wed-Sat 11am-3pm, Lewes Climate Hub, 32 High Street, Lewes, BN7 2LU

A season of practical ideas and expert advice to make your home warmer, greener and cheaper to run

Saturday Talks and Q&As

Join us at Lewes Climate Hub for three Saturday talks by home energy and insulation experts, with plenty of time to ask your questions

Sat 18 November
Talk: The affordable home retrofit

What steps could you take to make your home warmer and more energy efficient with £1,000 or less? Nicki Myers of local community energy company OVESCo presents a range of practical ideas.

Sat 25 November
Talk: Retrofitting in a conservation area

From glazing to solar panels, Chris Procter of Architects Climate Action Network and Alex Moojen, Lewes District conservation officer, look at what energy-efficient measures are allowed in a conservation area.

Sat 2 December
Talk: Should I

get a heat
Ian McKay of Lewes-based sustainability consultants Deeper Green on the essential things to consider if you’re thinking of installing this greener way to heat your home.

PLUS: Drop into the Hub anytime 11am-3pm, Wednesday to Saturday, for lots of practical ideas for a warmer home, including:

Love your loft – In an uninsulated home, a quarter of heat is lost through the roof. Learn the best steps to keep the top of your house warm and draught-free.

Insulate AND ventilate – Make sure your insulated home doesn’t become a damp home – and what to do if it has!

Low-cost and cosy – Explore our ‘Warm Home Box’ for simple ways to keep your home snug that don’t cost the earth.

Heat pump essentials – What are heat pumps, how do they work – and is one right for your home?

Conservation area toolkit – Rules and guidance for retrofitting homes in a conservation area.

Energy champions

Throughout the season, OVESCo community energy champions will be at the Hub, 11am-3pm Wed to Fri, to provide free, impartial advice and support on home energy use, with warm home materials to give away. Drop in or book a 1:1 session on 0800 458 9045 or energyadvice@ovesco.co.uk  

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