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Energy Efficient Homes Fair in Brightlingsea 

May 11 @ 11:00 am 2:00 pm

The Energy Efficient Homes Fair in Brightlingsea, Essex is for anyone interested in finding out more about making their home energy efficient, and installing renewable and low carbon power and heating sources.

Wondering about insulation? Thinking about whether solar panels could save you money on electricity? Heard about air source heat pumps but not sure if it’s right for you? 

Or maybe your home is draughty and cold and you’d like some advice on low cost ways to keep warm without having to turn your heating up? 

Come and find out what YOU can do to get a warmer, healthier home with lower energy bills, and reduce your carbon emissions

Tickets are FREE but please register in advance here as places are limited.

Event Details

When: 11am-2pm, Saturday 11 May 2024 

Where: At Brightlingsea Community Centre, Brightlingsea, Essex 

Your questions answered about: 

  • Solar Panels and battery storage 
  • Air source heat pumps, infrared heating and heat batteries 
  • Whole house retrofit for energy efficiency 
  • Loft, wall and floor insulation 
  • Ventilation – single room or whole house 
  • Draught-proofing your home on a budget 
  • Energy assessment services such as thermal imaging, airtightness testing and EPCs 

Here’s what you can expect to learn about at the Energy Efficient Homes Fair in Brightlingsea.

  • Demystifying solar panels and battery storage for your home 
  • Air source heat pumps – the myths, the challenges and the benefits 
  • Insulation – natural, carbon neutral and healthier insulation 
  • Ventilation – smarter ways to good air quality in your home 
  • Energy efficient home upgrades – heat loss and what to do about it 
  • Electrifying heating – alternatives for home heating for those wishing to get off fossil fuels 

Event Programme:

Hear from our Experts (in the Conference Room)

11.30am – Solar PV and battery storage demystified – Lily Bovill from Solartherm

12.00pm – What is home energy efficiency retrofit, and why do it? – Steve Maclean from Ecofurb

12.30pm – All about Air Source Heat Pumps – Darran Ford from Simcott Renewables

Speakers and Exhibitors: 

SolarTherm UK

SolarTherm UK is part of the Silvercrest Energy Group Ltd, an umbrella of companies within our group offering high quality service and close attention to detail during the installation of an impressive range of products. We are an approved installer of many renewable products ranging from the generic solar panel to Biomass and Solar Thermal systems. Our fully qualified and experienced technicians have been installing Solar PV for well over a decade, we’re recognised as one of the longest trading renewables firms in the UK and multi-award winning installer within the industry and proudly family operated.


Ecofurb offers you expert, quality assured advice and trusted installers to make your home more energy efficient by upgrading it specifically to use less energy while remaining warm, comfortable and cheaper to run.

Starting with the free Ecofurb Options tool, you can set your budget, your energy-saving priorities and edit your home’s details to generate a list of applicable energy efficiency measures and rough estimates on cost for each of them.

Your next step is to order a bespoke Ecofurb Plan produced by a qualified Retrofit Coordinator which will give you a roadmap to home energy efficiency tailored to your home and requirements.

Mending Matters Brightlingsea

Mending Matters challenges the throwaway cultural attitudes in Brightlingsea through providing a workbench, space and tools to share, develop or learn new repair/reuse skills.

Mending Matters provides affordable refill stations for household products and empower people in the local community to share their skills and learn new skills. While being an information hub on recycling and an umbrella organisation to link and work with like-minded groups in the community.

Colchester Community Energy

Community Energy Colchester is your go-to resource for expert advice and services in Solar PV Maintenance, Retrofit Solutions, and more. Together, we can create a greener, more sustainable future for all.

Simcott Renewables

At Simcott Renewables we offer a wide range of technologies from Solar PV and battery storage to Air Source Heat Pumps to help people and businesses move towards a Net Zero future and save money on their fuel bills.

Lower Park Rd
Brightlingsea, Colchester CO7 0LG United Kingdom
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