Draught-proofing at the Repair Cafe

   Photo credit: Ann MacGillivray www.solutions-southampton.co.uk During November we held DIY workshops in conjunction with Transition Southampton and their Repair Cafe at SOS Hardware, in Bitterne Park Triangle. On Saturday 2nd November there was a ‘Sew and Save’ curtain-lining workshop, where people brought along their unlined curtains and we helped them make a cosy thermal lining for the curtains to keep […]

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Residents in Whitehill Bordon get ready for winter

On Saturday 16th November tEC’s energy advisors teamed up with the Whitehill Bordon Eco Town project to help local residents learn how to get their homes ready for winter. Residents who called in to see us at the town’s Eco Station came away full of new ideas and armed with the materials they needed to […]

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Cosy Homes Roadshow at the Friends Meeting House

   In October the Cosy Homes Roadshow visited the Friends Meeting House in Southampton. Working with Southampton’s Quaker Group we held public drop-in events on Tuesday 1st and Saturday 5th October, providing DIY advice and free draught-proofing materials, to help people get their home ready for winter. To see what events we have coming up, have […]

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Hitting the Cold Spots Launch Event

Hitting the Cold Spots Winter 2013 -2014 Invitation to the Launch Event Friday 11th October, 2013 Winchester Discovery Centre For the third winter Hampshire County Council with its partners, are running the Hitting the Cold Spots campaign. The purpose of the campaign is to reduce the effect of cold housing and fuel poverty, and promote […]

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Black Heritage Centre gets Energy Makeover

Faced with another year of expensive heating bills and a limited budget to spend on improving their building, members of Southampton’s Black Heritage Centre teamed up with the Environment Centre (tEC) last week to ‘do-it-themselves’. An action-packed day saw tEC’s energy advisors helping the group to draught proof external doors, fit temporary secondary glazing to […]

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Visit the Cosy Homes Roadshow

October 1st and 5th – visit the Cosy Homes Exhibition and find out what you can do to make your home warmer and cheaper to heat. The Cosy Homes Exhibition offers a chance for local people to learn simple energy saving skills, try out products and take away free DIY materials. Big savings can be […]

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My Journey Southampton Schools

My Journey in Southampton aims to: Improve the health of city residents Reduce carbon emissions from transport Ensure a more efficient transport network by helping to tackle congestion. tEC is working with schools to create a travel plan, run campaigns and progress towards accreditation through the My Journey Southampton Schools project. We’re providing practical support for schools, […]

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