Can you afford to Turbo-Charge your home?

With one event aim being to stimulate you, our audience,  our event experts have been beavering away to develop a question they believed would inspire you to rise to the challenge.  I think they’ve done just that with our revamped question and the plethora of issues explored in the process:

Can you afford to Turbo-Charge your home?

What’s the cheapest route to saving money on/in your home?

  1. concepts of sustainability and affordability are so inextricably dependent that one must exist with the other.
  2. Excessive use of “sustainability”/derivatives” are an all-round overkill/turn-off.
  3. Issues and concerns raised in our lively debates focused around:
    1. Making mass housing affordable and sustainable
    2. Golden Rule
    3. Energy saving
    4. Economics of retrofitting
    5. Carbon footpritnt
    6. UK energy heat and water consumption
    7. Eco for hard to treat homes
    8. Need for more efficient homes
    9. Grid – time of use
    10. HMG lm housing
    11. Energy Saving Trust work and outputs
    12. Level of investment required – £200 billion grid investment
    13. Making more effective use of grid and related resources
    14. Close relationship between manufacturing
    15. Smart technology
    16. Ebay energy with apps – consumer buying and selling
    17. Robotics to insulate hard to reach parts of housing
    18. Teaching people how to do it themselves with uploaded videos on Youtube

About actionforinvolvment

We're an independent think tank, founded in 2006 to bring people in our communities together with policymakers and stakeholders. We create space often in a workshop format to pool ideas, develop networks and tackle hot topics. Since 2009, we’ve focused on the sustainability agenda such as: climate change, energy, housing, technology, transport with interest in:education, health, welfare, regulation and enforcement. Our latest project is funded by the Royal Academy of Engineering Ingenious Grant and our next event on 27th June 2013 includes George Monbiot with other high level environmental policy makers.
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