Draught Busting DIY

Added on Wednesday 18 Jan 2012

Why DIY Draught Bust?

In these Changing times residents and communities need to do more for themselves and we want to help this happen. DIY skills help you the resident to get the immediate benefits of staying toasty indoors when its cold out, cutting draughts by up to 28% and saving the cost of installation [approx £70-£100] in your first winter bill! The workshops are free with easy to learn techniques that are fun to share with others - So sign up asap!

FREE DIY Residents Draught Busting Workshops - with Sarah from Transition Belsize

1.Southside Workshop

Wednesday 25th January, 3-6pm
Glasgow, Venue TBC

2.West End Workshop

Wednesday 1st February 6-9pm
Glasgow, Venue TBC

Are you feeling cold draughts in your home even though the heating is on? Do you want to learn how to DIY install cheap top grade insulation in your home and save on bills?

Are you up for sharing what you learn with at least 2 other residents in your community?

If you said yes to all 3 questions you are invited to apply for a limited space at a DIY Residents Workshop and learn how to install draught proofing on sash and casement windows and front/back and patio doors radiators panels + many top tips to keep you and your home warm every winter, so sign up for either session...

NB...
Selected postcodes in the G41 and G42 areas of Glasgow may already have access to free window and door draught proofing through UHIS so for further information call the Energy Savings Scotland Advice Centre on 0800 512 012 first

Places...
There are 24 places in total, 12 in each workshop so please book early to avoid disappointed! We are encouraging residents who live in the South and West to sign up as a priority, however, if there are places available people from other areas of Glasgow can apply. Please apply for the session that best fits your needs regardless of what area you live in.

Costs...
The workshops are FREE but as places are limited we ask for a £10 deposit, returnable on the day of the workshop. There will be some free DIY materials to practice in your home. There will also be opportunities to buy further cost price materials

What you need to do next...

For a Southside Workshop (Wednesday 25th January, 3-6pm)

1. Contact Abi Mordin on 0141 613 2766 or email abi@urbanroots.org.uk to provisionally book a place on the workshop

2. Please fill in the form attached and together with a £10 returnable deposit [cash, postal order, cheque or BACS] ] send immediately to secure your place. This will be refunded at the workshop [sorry, we need to do this to ensure people turn up!].

Please make cheques or postal orders for this workshop payable to: Urban Roots and send to Urban Roots, Toryglen Community Base, Prospecthill Square, Glasgow, G42 0LE. Thank you

For a West End Workshop (Wednesday 1st February 6-9pm)

1. Contact Nina at Woodlands Community Gardens on 07726242557 or email woodlandscommunityenergy@gmail.com to provisionally book a place on the workshop (Nina works part time so there may be a short delay in her response to you - please be patient) 2. Please fill in the form attached and together with a £10 returnable deposit [cash, postal order, cheque, BACS] send immediately to secure your place. This will be refunded at the workshop [sorry, we need to do this to ensure people turn up!].

Please make cheques or postal orders for this workshop payable to: Woodlands Community Development Trust and send to: Woodlands Community Development Trust, Basement Office, 35 Canarvon Street, Glasgow, G3 6HP. Thank you

FREE DIY Draught Busting - Train the Trainers - with Sarah from Transition Belsize

And if you feel really keen to share how to Draught Bust with lots of others communities then the Train the Trainers session could be for you... We want to create a network of trainers/facilitators who can help resident groups and local communities to start to DIY Draught Bust all over Glasgow, saving residents money, improving health and reducing damaging CO2 emissions! If this sounds like something for you then sign up...

Training Workshop

Thursday 26th January

9.30-1.30pm

Glasgow, Venue TBC

Places...
This session is aimed at people who are super keen to share the DIY ethic and learning to residents in Glasgow on a regular basis and who have either already attended a DIY Draught Busting Workshop in Glasgow in 2011 or the Southside session on Wednesday 25th January.There are 8 free places on the workshop. Once you are trained there will be an additional session on Friday 27th Jan 6-9pm at Mono to discuss co-running the West End DIY Workshop on Feb 1st and planning and running further sessions this year. Also the discussion on how we can develop a DIY Draught Busting Network in Glasgow [see below] would be worth attending

Costs...
The workshop is FREE but as places are limited to 8 we ask for a £10 deposit, returnable on the day of the workshop. There will be some free DIY materials to practice in your / anothers home. There will also be opportunities to buy further cost price materials

What to do next...

1. Contact Abi Mordin on 0141 613 2766 or email abi@urbanroots.org.uk to provisionally book a place on one of the workshops

2. Please fill in the form attached and together with a £10 returnable deposit [cash, postal order, cheque or BACS] send immediately to secure your place. This will be refunded at the workshop [ sorry, we need to do this to ensure people turn up!]. Please make cheques or postal orders payable to:

Urban Roots, Toryglen Community Base, Prospecthill Square, Glasgow, G42 0LE. Thank youUrban Roots, Toryglen Community Base, Prospecthill Square, Glasgow, G42 0LE. Thank you

Free Discussion - How can we develop a Draught Busting Network in Glasgow? - with Sarah from Transition Belsize with over 3 years of DIY Draught Busting experience in London

Thursday 26th January

3-5pm Mono, Kings Court, Glasgow

Free, just turn up!

Hope to see you at some of these workshops, stay warm!

Workshops presented by Woodlands Community Garden and Energy Hub, Glasgow Transition Support, Urban Roots, Transition Belsize and funded by CCF

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