Sat 9th March 2019
10:00 - 16:00
Tutor: Sally Mareike
ABOUT THE COURSE
Learn to make your home more healthy, eco-friendly and economical on this one-day course. You will learn how to use low-tech and natural options to refurbish your space from using clay paint and insulating lime/cork plaster, to finding out where and how to source second-hand and new materials, as well as repurposing items.
Sally, your tutor, will tell the practical and economic story of her own bungalow eco-renovation and give you tips for your own. Sally will cover many modifications from simple DIY tasks to more major alterations, with the comparative costs of some of the options available. Although there will be mention of energy efficiency and water conservation, please note that the focus of the course is on low-impact and natural materials and how to use them in the renovation of your home.
THE COURSE WILL GIVE PARTICIPANTS
WHO IS THIS COURSE SUITABLE FOR?
The course is suitable for beginners with an interest in low-tech eco building in its simplest form and is a unique introduction to the world of Natural Building.
WHAT TO BRING/WEAR
ABOUT THE TUTORS
Sally believes passionately in helping increase the knowledge and provision of healthier buildings, to re-skill society for a future without fossil fuel and to reduce CO2 emissions through low-impact construction techniques. Sally has done her own DIY and renovation work in several houses and recently completed the renovation of her own bungalow, using as many natural materials and repurposed items as possible.
"Sally is an experienced and incredibly enthusiastic natural building teacher."