Energy Savers – Eco Fair

Saturday 20th September, Tavistock College  – 10:00 to 16:00

Exhibitors – details below
Practical talks – details below
An energy saving area for younger visitors – details below
An introduction to Tavistock College Solar Schools Campaign
An energetic poetry performance from Matt Harvey
Delicious soup and cakes from our cafe area


Exhibitors confirmed so far include:
Alvesta EnergyRenewables and biomass
New Generation Energy – Renewables and biomass
South West Renewables – Renewables and biomass
Sungift Solar – Renewables and biomass
South West Water – Hydropower
AC & T Ltd. – Solar switch technology
Tavistock College Solar Schools – Community fundraising challenge

Forest Fuels – Wood fuel  (information only)
Liz’s Logs – Wood fuel management
Tamar Valley AONB – Social forestry and landscape initiatives
Tavistock Woodlands Group – Community woodlands initiative

Mike Wye and Associates – Natural building materials & insulation
Mantle Building System – System Build solution
Greenhus – External Wall Insulation
CosyHome Company – insulation solutions for period properties
Cosy Devon – free and reduced cost insulation offer across Devon

RegenSW  –  Sustainable energy expertise

Pure Vision – LED Lighting
Worth Electrical Wholesalers – LED Lighting and electrical supplies

Plymouth Energy Community – Community Energy and Energy Switching
Tamar Energy Community – Community Energy
Transition Tavistock – Energy Savers support and advice

EV Friendly – Electric Vehicles
Tavistock Car Club – Community car club

Roots to Transition Community Growing initiative
Tamar Valley Food HubsLocal producers co-operative

Totally Locally Tavistock – Promoting independent local businesses
Tavistock and District Local Economic Blueprint – developing local food and energy sectors

Practical Talks

11:00     Getting to grips with energy saving
11:30     Renewable energy – how can you benefit?
12:15     The Element in the Room – performance from RegenSW’s poet in residence Matt Harvey!
13:15     Treatment of older homes
14:15     External Wall Insulation
14:45     The Happiness Calculator – how low carbon living can help you feel good

Childrens Activities

Whole family energy-saving challenge pack
How much energy can you save as a family?  Compare bills and perhaps use the savings to plan a family treat.
Museum Curator 2114
How will some everyday objects be viewed in 100 years?  Can you identify all the objects?  Which will still be in use?
Guess the age of the electronic device?
Try your luck and win a personal energy recharge pack.

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