Events

Cumbria Green Build Festival: Lake District Green Build Bus Tour

Host:
CAfS & partners

Climb on board the Green Build bus for a fantastic tour around some very diverse eco sites and buildings in…

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Cumbria Green Build Festival: Passivhaus & EnerPHit Workshop

Location:
Carlisle
Host:
CAfS & Ecological Building Systems

Delve into the methods and materials behind these rigorous standards for low-energy buildings and retrofits, hosted by Ecological Building Systems….

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Cumbria Green Build Festival: Insulating solid walls workshop

Location:
Carlisle
Host:
CAfS & Ecological Building Systems

On this half-day workshop, Ecological Building Systems will introduce you to the things to consider when retrofitting solid wall insulation….

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Cumbria Green Build Festival: Free 1-to-1 advice from a structural engineer on greening your structure

Host:
CAfS & JS Engineering Design Ltd

Take advantage of a free 1-to-1 advice session from green-minded structural engineers with our ‘Greening your Structure’ event. These 30-minute…

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Cumbria Green Build Festival: Blencathra Centre eco tour (in a Twizy!)

Location:
Keswick
Host:
CAfS & Blencathra Centre

Ride up to the Blencathra Centre in a Twizy electric vehicle and then learn all about how the centre reduced…

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Cumbria Green Build Festival: LEVEL 4 CPD COURSE Installing renewable energy technologies in existing buildings

Location:
Kendal
Host:
Cumbria Action for Sustainability

This full-day course aimed at building professionals and informed householders explores the technicalities of renewables, including assessing suitability, sizing systems…

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Cumbria Green Build Festival: Wind farm talk & tour :: Open home with solar PV & grass roof

Location:
Pennington
Host:
Cumbria Action for Sustainability

This event gives you a chance to visit Britain’s first co-operatively owned wind power project and find out all about this…

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Cumbria Green Build Festival: Passivhaus – insights from a professional

Location:
Gretna
Host:
CAfS & Hadrian Homes

Join Passivhaus architect David Major (ARIAS) of White Hill Design Studio for an insight into these low-energy buildings. In this free…

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Cumbria Green Build Festival: Achieving airtightness in a build (workshop)

Location:
Carlisle
Host:
CAfS & Ecological Building Systems

Find out how to achieve airtightness in a building with this half-day seminar hosted by Ecological Building Systems. You’ll learn…

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Cumbria Green Build Festival: View a ‘dry’ anaerobic digester system on a farm

Location:
Sedbergh
Host:
Cumbria Action for Sustainability

The anaerobic digester system at Birks Farm was brand new when it opened during last year’s Green Build Festival and…

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Cumbria Green Build Festival: Passivhaus in Progress

Location:
Broughton-in-Furness
Host:
Cumbria Action for Sustainability

Drop in and talk to the owners of this new house being built to Passivhaus standards. The house was designed…

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Cumbria Green Build Festival: Passivhaus factory tour & house visit

Location:
Appleby
Host:
CAfS & Eden Insulation

Visit the Eden Insulation factory in Appleby, where they make timber frames for highly energy-efficient buildings, including to the Passivhaus…

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