This free event, run by voluntary environmental and community groups, will provide practical, unbiased advice to help people to harness solar energy in their homes and/or to save energy - and money - through insulation, draught-proofing, and improved energy management.
Professional speakers - an expert from Thames Valley Energy, an Energy Consultant, and an Environmental Architect - will cover:
a.. The "Feed In Tariff" scheme - "Clean Energy Cashback" for solar energy
b.. Energy saving in the home - where it goes and how to manage it
c.. Insulation for older properties - from simple tips to restoration projects There will then be workshops on various topics run in parallel to give more detail and address people's questions.
This will take place in Room 3 at RISC, 35-39 London Street, Reading, RG1 4PS - www.risc.org.uk - next to 'Great Expectations' public house, from 10:30 to 12:30 on Saturday June 11th.
For further details please see http://www.readingfoe.org.uk
The organising groups are: Greater Reading Environmental Network; Reading Energy Pioneers, Reading Friends of the Earth, and Transition Towns Reading. They have been helped by a Community Grant from Reading Borough Council. The organising groups have no commercial sponsorship or commercial interests.