July 2015

28 July 2015

Heat pumps take warmth from our surroundings and compress it to provide heating and hot water for our homes. They are efficient because they typically generate three units of heat for each unit of electricity they use. 

 Air Source Heat Pump

27 July 2015

Would you like to be a vice-chair of WinACC? Send your CV with a covering letter to the WinACC office by Monday 31 August.

24 July 2015

Can I get help?

No. No new applications for Green Deal loans were approved following Government announcement on 23 July.

All the information below about how the Green Deal scheme works applies only to applications before that date.

24 July 2015

In a press release on 23 July 2015, the Department of Energy & Climate Change announced there will be no further funding to the Green Deal Finance Company.

23 July 2015

Learn about the house built of waste! Presentation and discussion at our meeting 8 September. Find out more.   

14 July 2015

In this joint University/WinACC lecture on 14 July 2015 in the ‘Is it the answer?’ series on climate change, Tony Stoller, the Chair of WinACC, explored the role of public opinion in ensuring effective action on climate change.

12 July 2015

This is a brilliant way of showing the effect of all sorts of things on the world temperature since the late 19th century - variations in sun? aerosols? the ozone layer? or could it be... human emissions of CO2 into the atmosphere?

7 July 2015

A 2015 University of California study on the relationship between active cities (with a lot of walking, cycling and public transport) and economic prosperity shows very clear findings based on ‘strong’ evidence that active cities are good for business. This was "meta-research", in which they looked at the lots of different studies to get a much more accurate overview of what they show in combination.

2 July 2015

From Saturday 4 July together with the South Downs National Park and the East Hampshire Community Rail Partnership, Go South Coast offer the South Downs Rambler bus service.

June 2015

29 June 2015

Sophie Clark, a teacher at Stanmore Primary School in Winchester, is the winner of the 'Love Food Hate Waste' competition launch at the River Cottage Canteen last month.