Telegraph Hill Centre recently undertook an eco-audit funded by the Corporation of London’s City Bridge Trust ‘Greening the Third Sector’ initiative. The Centre was found to be:
“environmentally run more efficiently than most equivalent centres that we have eco-audited”
As we look to developing the building, this situation will improve. But we’re not standing still.
- Saturday 17 October 2015
- 2 – 4pm
- Telegraph Hill Centre Narthex
This is a free workshop to explain how eco-tips can help us reduce our living costs and impact on the planet:
The workshop will explain:
- How to reduce electricity bills
- How to reduce heating bills
- How to reduce water-bills
- How to reduce transport costs
- How to reduce food costs
- How to reduce other general and shopping costs
The workshop will be run by Donnachadh McCarthy FRSA and is funded by the City Bridge Trust.
Donnachadh has worked for over 10 years as a professional eco-auditor advising charities and businesses on how to reduce their running costs by going green. He is the author of two books on the subject “Saving the Planet without Costing the Earth” and “Easy Eco-Auditing” and is a widely published eco-journalist. He wrote the Home Ecologist column for the Independent and is a frequent eco-contributor on many national TV and Radio Programmes including Its BBC’s “Not Easy Being Green “and ITVs “How Green is Your Home”.
- Donnachadh’s terraced Victorian house in Peckham was London’s first carbon negative home.
It has solar electric, solar hot-water, rain-harvester, composting loo, triple glazing, wood-burner and solid wall insulation. His annual gas-bill is £12!
Telegraph Hill has a lot of Victorian properties – that’s a lot of roofs, walls, windows and downpipes … come along to the eco-tips workshop, it’s free and you might even save money!