Information about the Low Carbon Greener Homes talk in South Oxford on 6th June.
The Low Carbon Greener Homes event was held in the Duke of Monmouth pub, on Abingdon Road.
Organised by Low Carbon South Oxford's Greener Homes group, the evening aimed to give an introduction to some of the approaches and technologies that might be relevant for greening your home.
Energy Saving in Western Road.
Tim Treacher gave an account of their home renovation, which started with energy saving and radiator controls, and has so far included underfloor insulation, secondary glazing, water saving, energy monitoring, passive solar heating from a conservatory, and solar photo voltaics.
You can see pictures of the house here in the the Energy Saving Western Road presentation.
Solid Wall Insulation.
Dan Browne of Williams and Browne Ltd gave an overview of Solid wall homes and energy use, covering the decisions of whether to insulate Inside or Outside, how much to insulate, Understanding buildings, dealing with summer overheating, managing moisture in homes and low energy healthy homes.
You can see his slides in the Solid Wall Insulation presentation.
Solar Photovoltaic electricity systems
Tom Heel of Southern Solar Ltd gave an overview of Solar Photovoltaics (PV) for solar electricity, covering the background to Solar PV, issues to consider when siting a solar PV system, and how the Feed In Tariff works.
You can see his slides in the Solar PV presentation.
We are very grateful to the Duke of Monmouth for kindly providing the room free of charge.
For further Eco-renovation information and resources, see the Eco-renovation pages on ClimateX .