Your guide to refitting your home to cope better with flooding

Factsheet: Refitting your home to cope better with flooding

If your home, community venue or business premises is a traditional, older building, there’s a lot you can do to…

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Sustain Eden Case Study: Draughtproofing Homes

As part of the Sustain Eden programme, our Cold to Cosy Homes project draughtproofed homes across Eden, making them healthier…

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Dealing with old buildings after flooding

Everyone at the SPAB is extremely sorry to hear about the devastating flooding in Cumbria and we’d like to offer…

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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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LED Factsheet

A great way to save money and help the environment is to fit LED lights in your home. Lighting makes…

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Sustainable Traditional Buildings Alliance (STBA) – Guidance Wheel

If you are thinking of energy efficiency for your traditional home, click here to access the STBA’s Guidance Wheel.

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Solar Thermal (Hot Water)

Solar thermal panels use energy from the sun to heat water for use within the home or business. For more…

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Energy Efficiency in Traditional Buildings

Improving energy efficiency in traditional buildings – Inspirational case studies from Cumbria

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Airtightness

Energy is not only lost through walls and roofs of buildings, but also through unnecessary draughts and leaks. These make…

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Executive Summary: Chimney balloons – an answer to rural fuel poverty?

SENS LEAF Interim Exec Summary (31 March 2012)  Chimney balloons – an answer to rural fuel poverty? An exploration of…

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How To Use A Chimney Balloon

This video, produced by Sustainable & Environmental Network Staveley (SENS) shows how to use a Chimney Balloon to prevent warm…

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Cumbria Wood Fuel School – useful links

Useful links Cumbria Woodlands have been working locally to help promote wood fuel. Have a look at http://www.cumbriawoodlands.co.uk/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=39&Itemid=77 and follow…

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