Future Shed – Retrofit
Retrofitting is the process of making changes to an existing building to make it more energy efficient, more comfortable, cheaper to heat and healthier to live in.
Retrofitting can help you tackle problems like a hard to heat home, damp, condensation, and mold. It could help reduce your energy bills, improve your health and it could also help reduce your carbon emissions.
This Future Shed is about building a retrofitting hub in Frome for the town and surrounding villages, to help homeowners exchange knowledge and information. We want to connect with both homeowners and building professionals to support and stimulate local retrofitting of our homes.
– Are you planning your own retrofit project or hoping to do so in the future?
– Are you a building professional ready to share your knowledge or find out what the local retrofitting demand is?
- You may be a homeowner, or you may be a landlord with private rental properties.
- You may live in a whole house or in a flat.
- You might be suffering for health conditions which could be caused or effected by living in a cold damp home.
- Are you wondering if you can save money on your energy bills or reduce your carbon footprint by installing renewable energy technology?
- Perhaps you’ve just moved into a new home and have alterations planned?
We will focus on what a retrofitting hub could look like and what it could do for Frome.
Please come and help shape a retrofit future for Frome!
This meeting will be led by Frome’s new Community Retrofit Lead Sally Richards, who works at Frome Town Council as part of the Healthy Homes team, with support from Sue Palmer, the Future Shed Lead at Edventure Frome.
Any questions? – email Sally – firstname.lastname@example.org
Healthy Homes & Future Shed are part of Green & Healthy Frome, a partnership programme of Edventure Frome, Frome Medical Practice and Frome Town Council taking action on health and climate funded by the National Lottery’s Climate Action Fund.
Come to Edventure’s Welshmill Hub.
Doors open at 6.45pm for a 7pm start.
Hot drinks and biscuits provided!
Future Shed is part of Edventure Frome.
Future Shed is about ideas and connections, collectives and enterprise – we are cooking up ideas and ventures to make real change around climate and wellbeing. This is a space to meet up, connect and build relationships to effect change.
If you’d like more information about what the Future Shed offers, contact Sue via email@example.com / 07434 898059.
The Welsh Mill Hub is Edventure’s professional shared workspace and community venue. It includes The Cave meeting room and Remakery Frome – a community workshop for fixers, makers and do-ers.
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