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Time to think about winter...

A third of our heating in the UK is wasted – we heat buildings and rooms we don’t use, and our buildings leak. One degree down is estimated to save you 8% of your bill, so worth doing on all fronts – most of us won’t even notice one degree… ‘Insulation before installation’ is the mantra – get the cheap and easy wins done first. Here are a few thoughts, old and new. Any companies linked in to this are as examples, not direct recommendations. Get out your bills from the last year and sit your... read more »

Fourth Energy Tracer training weekend

The fourth Energy Tracer training weekend was held on 5th/6th October, this time at St Pauls Community Centre in Bristol. The training was a full two days and included the theory of thermal imaging and building construction, and introduction to the CHEESE thermal imaging equipment and hands-on experience with some practice surveying.St Pauls Community Centre in Bristol. The training was a full two days and included the theory of thermal imaging and building construction, and introduction to... read more »

Vacancies for volunteer assistant thermal-imaging surveyors - with free training

Concerned about climate disruption? You CAN make a difference, in Bristol, by volunteering with the C.H.E.E.S.E. Project (Cold Homes Energy Efficiency Survey Experts). Job description To assist in thermal image surveys of the interior of homes in Bristol with the object of improving the energy efficiency of homes. The award-winning not-for profit C.H.E.E.S.E. Project is gaining both local and national recognition having carried out over 300 thermal surveys in Bristol in the last four years... read more »