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Chimney Balloon Inflatable, reusable plastic balloon, designed to stop chimney draughts, reduce outside noise and reduce heat loss. It works in two ways: stopping cold draughts coming down your chimney and stopping warm air escaping up your chimney. The heat sealed plastic inner sleeve stops leaks.   The chimney balloon is curved at one end to allow for a little ventilation to prevent build up of condensation. Supplied as a boxed product.

Chimney Balloon Inflatable, reusable plastic balloon, designed to stop chimney draughts, reduce outside noise and reduce heat loss. It works in two ways: stopping cold draughts coming down your chimney and stopping warm air escaping up your chimney. The heat sealed plastic inner sleeve stops leaks. The chimney balloon is curved at one end to allow for a little ventilation to prevent build up of condensation. Supplied as a boxed product.

Mini Moisture Meter Easy to use and very portable, this tool will work on Plaster, Concrete mortar, wood, cardboard, paper etc. Moisture content is displayed digitally as a percentage.  Also useful for testing ambient temperatire.  Check wood to prevent shrinkage after carpentry.  Ideal for checking if logs have more than 20% moisture and will not burn. £25.00

Mini Moisture Meter - Cumbria Action for Sustainability

Window-Draught-Proofing

There is a one major disadvantage of choosing wooden sliding sash windows is that, if they have been badly maintained in a house, then they will surely let in different rattles and draughts.

▶ Chimney Balloons -  great video on how to........ YouTube

A video demonstrating how to use a chimney balloon to reduce heat loss from your home. Also tips on how to stop draughts and make your home warmer and more e.

Stovepipe Thermometer Coupled with dry, well seasoned wood, this simple device will show you how to maximise the efficiency of your wood fuel.  The Stovepipe Thermometer shows the optimum performance of your wood burning stove at a glance.  The thermometer  works on the basis of thermal expansion – the change in temperature in the coil gives the needle reading. £18.00

Stovepipe Thermometer Coupled with dry, well seasoned wood, this simple device will show you how to maximise the efficiency of your wood fuel. The Stovepipe Thermometer shows the optimum performance of your wood burning stove at a glance. The thermometer works on the basis of thermal expansion – the change in temperature in the coil gives the needle reading. £18.00

The Ecoflap letter box demonstration video - available to order from Cafs

The Ecoflap letter box demonstration video - available to order from Cafs

Ecoflap Letter Box A patented design ensures which ever way the wind is blowing, it blows itself shut,  ensuring your letter box is draught free.  Able to withstand 100mph winds yet will open for a single sheet of paper, or open completely to allow a parcel through. £20.00

Ecoflap Letter Box A patented design ensures which ever way the wind is blowing, it blows itself shut, ensuring your letter box is draught free. Able to withstand 100mph winds yet will open for a single sheet of paper, or open completely to allow a parcel through. £20.00

Heatkeeper Reflective Radiator Panels Inexpensive and easy-to-fit DIY panels that slot behind central heating radiators providing fixed and permanent energy and carbon savings. 3 ways to save energy and improve room comfort: reflecting heat back into the radiator, so the water returns hotter to the boiler; trapping insulating pockets of air between the radiator and the wall;  stimulating convection currents to improve heat circulation and help eliminate cold spots in the room. Starting at…

To boost the efficiency of your exiting radiators, you can use products like Heatkeeper radiator insulation panels. The panel need to be sli.

LED Light Bulb LEDs use lots less energy and last between 25 – 30 years!   These ones fit into normal halogen fittings. The GU10 bulbs offer 370 lumens of ‘warm white’ light and run at 5W.

LED Light Bulb LEDs use lots less energy and last between 25 – 30 years! These ones fit into normal halogen fittings. The bulbs offer 370 lumens of ‘warm white’ light and run at


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