Low Carbon South Oxford

Greener Buildings

[Solar PV panels]

Solar PV panels

[Wood-burning stove]

Wood-burning stove

[DIY secondary glazing]

DIY secondary glazing

We aim to help and inspire South Oxford residents, groups and organisations to make their homes and community buildings more environmentally friendly.

On 6 June 2011 we held an event featuring a series of short talks, followed by questions, and discussions looking at:

If there is sufficient interest, we may run another such event.

We are building up a list of people in the local community who have carried out environmentally friendly home improvements such as fitting wood-burning stoves, solar thermal or solar pv panels, loft or wall insulation etc. If you would like to visit a 'greener home' and talk to the owners about what they have done and how, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

The government has recently launched a new scheme to help people get advice and sometimes financial help with energy-saving improvements to homes, workplaces and other community buildings. You may be interested in the Energy Saving Co-operative based in Oxford, which

If you would like to know more or make a comment about any aspect of Greener Buildings, or if you'd like to get involved, contact Helen Graham at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .