September 2015

2 September 2015

Zero Waste Week (7 - 13 September) is all about reducing waste and reusing resources. Check out what The Great Waste doing to get everyone involved.

8 September 7:30pm to 9:30pm, be inspired by Britain’s first house made almost entirely of rubbish. Constructed by the University of Brighton, the house is built using thrown-away concrete blocks, timber, ply, vinyl banners, pieces of polystyrene, bicycle inner tubes and even old coffee grinds which were turned into a kitchen worktop. United Church, Jewry Street, Winchester, SO23 8RZ

August 2015

20 August 2015

It really helps if you understand your energy bill as this will help you to see where you can save money. Unfortunately, every energy bill is laid out differently, but don’t despair.  The Which?

20 August 2015

Installing and using heating controls can significantly reduce your heating bills by only heating your house and water to the temperatures you need – when you need it.  A room thermostat and seven thermostatic radiator valves cost around £350 and could save you £70 - £150 a year.

20 August 2015

Here's a quick introduction to boilers and how you can make changes to save energy and save money.

For more information please look at the following pages:

  • further information
  • intermediate
  • expert

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20 August 2015

You can often save a significant amount of energy and money by replacing old appliances.

For example a new energy saving washing machine could save a third of the energy compared to your old one and replacing a 15 year old fridge-freezer could cut your electricity bill by 10%.

20 August 2015

You can often save a significant amount of energy and money by replacing old appliances.

For example a new energy saving washing machine could save a third of the energy compared to your old one and replacing a 15 year old fridge-freezer could cut your electricity bill by 10%.

20 August 2015

Why

There are a lot of simple changes you can make to your home which will help you to save energy, save money and stay warm. For example, many of the measures here should cost no more than £150-£200 and pay for themselves in around a year in energy savings.

19 August 2015

Living streets say on 19 August 2015

17 August 2015

In 2015, the Govertnment over-turned its plans to require new homes to meet low carbon standards.

As a result, the following appeared on the planning page of Winchester City Council's website

Sustainable Low and Zero Carbon Built Development – implementation of Local Plan Part 1 policy CP11.

11 August 2015

WinACC is writing to David Cameron to press for a binding global carbon reduction agreement at Paris this November. Add your name.

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