Energy Saving Fair

In order to help the Kendal community both stay warm and save on their energy bills, South Lakes Action on Climate Change – Towards Transition (SLACC-TT), supported by Cumbria Action for Sustainability (CAfS), are holding an Energy Saving Fair in Kendal town centre on Saturday 2 February, 11.00-16.30. The Fair is in Unit 5, (next to Nat West Bank) Elephant’s Yard and will be opened by the Mayor.

The Fair will bring together a range of stalls, demonstrations and presentations to provide advice for the public about how to save energy by insulating their homes, efficient use of woodfuel, options for improving the energy efficiency of windows, low energy lighting, solar panels, income generation from renewables, information about the government’s new Green Deal and more.  Entry to the fair is free.


11.30 Home energy efficiency, Diane Hubbard, CAfS
12.00 Timber window refurbishment, Chris Herrington, Ventrolla
12.30 Biomass and the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI), Ryan Park, Ecologic Living
13.00 Low energy / LED lighting, Ian Mecklenburgh, Alien Energy
13.30 Burning woodfuel efficiently, Gareth Thomas, Wood Matters
14.00 Home energy efficiencu, Diane Hubbard, CAfS
14.30 Photovoltaic (PV) electricity generation, Andy Mason, Sundog Energy
15.00 Burning woodfuel efficiently, Gareth Thomas, Wood Matters
15.30 The Green Deal, Tom Barlow, Cosy Seal


Alian Energy: Sales and installation of renewable and energy saving technologies. Solar PV,Solar Thermal, Heat Pumps, Sheep’s wool Loft insulation, Eco paints, Domestic and Commercial LED lighting. For a free Survey or chat about your needs call Ian Tel: 01524 68333 / 07969 862607. Email
Cumbria Action For Sustainability: CAfS has established itself as a Cumbrian specialist in delivering education and training on green build principles and low carbon development. Our reputation has been principally gained through our successful annual Cumbria Green Build Festival and the subsequent development of our Cumbria Green Build Professional Programme. Tel: 01768 210 276.
Cosyseal: Free Loft & Cavity Wall Insulation: Cosyseal are 40 year old family run business, who work across all areas of Cumbria installing loft and cavity wall insulation, solar panels and heating systems. Call the Freephone number to book a survey (Offer Ends March 31st 2013) Tel: 08003288419
Cumbria Fireplaces: specialises in the supply and installation of wood burning stoves and energy efficient wood pellet boilers from market leading brands such as Clearview and Tundra. We provide a personal and professional service with fully qualified HETAS and MCS registered fitters. Call to learn about the government pay back schemes and our free surveys Tel: 015394 47314.
Cumbria Warm Homes Project: The Cumbria Warm Homes Project is here to help households access FREE and grant aided insulation measures which will help them save money on their energy bills. For more information on how to access this help, just contact the project Tel: 01228 817239.
EcoLogicLiving: EcoLogicLiving are your one-stop shop for Renewable Energy Solutions. We offer a wide range of renewable technology such as Biomass Boilers, Solar Thermal, Solar PV, Heat Pumps and Rainwater Harvesting technology. Speak to us about saving money on your energy bills whilst actually getting paid for doing so! Tel: 01228 513969.
Electric Travel CIC: aims to promote the use of electric, low-carbon vehicles, in particular electric bicycles. Since 2011 there has been an Electric Bicycle Network in the Lake District, with e-bike hire and charge points. Hire/charge points will be available in Kendal from Easter 2013. Tel: 01539 821990.
Heacol Ltd: Heacol Ltd is a local renewable energy company that is Micro-generation registered (MCS) enabling our customers to obtain grant funding. We specialise in turnkey renewable heating projects. Utilising Ground Source Heat Pumps and Air Source Heat Pumps, Heat Recovery units, Underfloor Heating and infra red Thermal Imaging surveys. Tel: 01229587894.
Lakes Biomass: are woodfuel specialists supplying domestic and commercial customers with firewood, kindling, eco-firelighters, briquettes plus woodchip and pellets for biomass boilers. We also offer woodland management services and machinery hire including wood chipping. All our fuel is specially dried delivering a good fire: local, sustainable, economic fuel. Tel: 01539 821113.
LOGIC: LOGIC is an Appleby based businesses with a long standing experience in renewables including design, installation and servicing. They specialise in biomass boilers, solar panels, heat pumps and underfloor heating and use of waste oil systems. Tel: 017683 51812.
Pashley Mawson: have delivered bespoke, solutions that incorporate all aspects of plumbing, heating and renewable energy, for a variety of clients who have benefited from our proactive approach, extensive experience and proven level of service. To enquire about our services, please contact us Tel: 01539 728756. Email
Sundog Energy: A Cumbrian company with 16 years’ experience in renewable energy. We install solar PV, solar thermal, biomass, wind turbines, and heat pumps. Extensive domestic, public sector, community & commercial experience e.g. QK & Sandgate School, Grayrigg Village Hall. Free feasibility advice/estimates. Tel: 017684 87220. Email
Sustaburn are the Regional Partner of OkoFen Automatic Wood Pellet Boilers and Gasokol Solar Thermal Panels for the North of England. With boilers systems ranging from 2kW to 224kW, we can offer a solution to your heating/hot water needs and reduce your carbon footprint at the same time. Tel: 01524 784323. Email
Are you crippled by your fuel costs? Look into a TUNDRA boiler system. Save from 50% on heating bills and fix your fuel costs for up to 5 years with a biomass wood burning boiler/stove, using our sister company Liverpool Wood Pellets. Call us today to find your local preferred installer. Tel: 0151 9336 585. Email
Ventrolla Timber Renovation Specialists:

• Sliding Sash and Casement Window/Door Renovation and replacement
• Performance Upgrading with unique Ventrolla Perimeter Sealing System
• Sash Removal System Installation
• Secondary Glazing and New Single and Double-Glazed Timber Windows
Tel: 0800 0277 454. Email
Woodmatters: works in Cumbria alongside communities to recognise and celebrate the emotional, physical and environmental benefits from healthy sustainable woodlands. We run a Community Woodfuel Scheme, Greenwood Courses, Environmental Education and sell local greenwood products. Tel: 07702 256 425. Email