Cold to Cosy Homes – Keeping the cold air out – Simple DIY draught-proofing

No-one likes to live in a draughty house. And, apart from the discomfort, it’s a waste of money if the…

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Cold to Cosy Homes – Damp, condensation and mould – tackling the problem

No one wants to live in a damp home. Damp can cause mould on walls and furniture and cause wooden…

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Cold to Cosy Homes – Underfloor insulation – Reduce heat loss from the ground up

Floor insulation is a simple and effective way to keep your home warm and reduce your energy bills.

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Cold to Cosy Homes – Internal solid wall insulation – Adding a thermal layer to the inside walls

Nearly half of all the heat lost from some solid-walled houses escapes through the walls. Insulating these walls will slow…

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Cold to Cosy Homes – External solid wall insulation – Adding a thermal layer to the outside walls

Nearly half of all the heat lost from some solid-walled houses (those without a wall cavity) escapes through the walls….

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Cold to Cosy Homes – Energy Efficient Glazing – Keep the heat in and the noise out.

On average, properties lose 10% of their heat through windows and doors. Installing energy efficient glazing will reduce this heat…

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Cold to Cosy Homes – What uses watt? How much electricity am I using?

If you want to save electricity (and why wouldn’t you?) it helps to focus on the things that use the…

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Opt4 Closing Report

Our Sustain Eden project partner closed at the end of April 2015.  Opt4 Closing Report.

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Ecotricity

CAfS have a new partner in the shape of Ecotricity who are a green energy company specialising in selling green…

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Riverside Housing Association: Energy Saving Newsletter

As part of our work with Riverside Housing Association, we wrote and produced a newsletter with energy saving tips and…

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Community Woodmatters Resources

Woodmatters works in Cumbria alongside communities to recognise and celebrate the emotional, physical and environmental benefits from healthy sustainable woodlands. Through…

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Cold to Cosy Homes – Fact Sheets

Attached here are a range of PDF downloadable factsheets about making your home more cosy.

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