Energy Savers – Eco Fair – Jan 2014

Saturday 25th January, Tavistock College  – 10:00 to 16:00

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


Exhibitors confirmed so far include:
DARE (Devon Action for Renewable Energy) – Renewables and biomass
New Generation EnergyRenewables and biomass

Genelex Ltd

Celtic Renewable Energy – Renewables and biomass

South West WaterHydropower
AC & T Ltd. – Solar switch technology
Elaine StovesWood stoves and flues
Liz’s LogsWood fuel management
Mike Wye and AssociatesNatural building materials & insulation (due to unforeseen circumstances unable to attend in person but samples and information sheets will be available)

The Fell Partnership – Nudura ICF
Shields DIYDIY materials and wood stoves

Mantle Building SystemSystem Build solution
GreenhusExternal Wall Insulation
Cozy Home Company – insulation solutions for period properties

RegenSW  –  Sustainable energy expertise

Pure VisionLED Lighting
Plymouth Energy Community – Community Energy and Energy Switching

Community Council of DevonEnergy switching and Oil Buying Co-operative
Tavistock & Tamar Energy Network – Community Energy


EV Friendly – Electric Vehicles
EV MotionElectric Vehicles

Roots to Transition – Community Growing initiative

Tamar Valley AONB – Social forestry and landscape initiatives
Tavistock Car Club – Community car club
Tavistock College Solar Schools – Community fundraising challenge
Tavistock Enterprise Hub – Tavistock’s centre for enterprise
Tavistock Woodlands Group – Community woodlands initiative

Workshops and Talks

Our programme of workshops and talks so far confirmed

10:30 Getting to grips with your energy bills and costs, switching options and heating controls CCD with SWD CEP and PEC Martin Rich
11:15 Funding energy efficiency upgrades. What are the options? RegenSW Olly Frankland
11:45 Treatment of listed and traditional buildings SWD CEP Peter Smith
12:15 DIY draught busting and secondary glazing SWD CEP TBC
12:45 External Wall Insulation Greenhus Jack Penfound
13:15 The pros and cons of solid wall insulation and thermal plastering; and review of materials available  The Fell Partnership  Nick Fell
14:00 The ins and outs of micro-renewables DARE Kirsty Tooke
14:45 Charging forward … the benefits of electric vehicles EV Motion

Exhibitors are also on hand throughout the day to help you address your particular opportunities, concerns and challenges

Younger Audience

There will also be activities for our younger audience.