Tours: 13 May and 27 May
10.30am, 12 noon, 2.00pm and 3.30pm

The Collins’ beautiful custom built house includes a ground source heat pump supplying underfloor heating, water heating by solar thermal, a whole house heat recovery system, a sedum roof and full-length south-facing windows that halve the heating needs in winter.

Key features:

  • Super-insulated throughout
  • Thermal mass: internal clay brick walls
  • Passive solar gain, sunpipes
  • Ground source heat pump
  • Underfloor heating
  • Solar thermal plates, thermal store
  • Woodburner
  • Whole house heat recovery ventilation
  • Rainwater harvesting
  • Biodiversity: green sedum roof, wildflower meadow, pond

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Booking eco homes visits

Pre-booking is essential – to reserve your tours call 01223 301842
Booking lines are open 9am-6pm weekdays, 9am-1pm Saturdays


Open Eco Homes is organised by Cambridge Carbon Footprint and as a charity we rely on donations.

Your donation can make a real difference, and help us keep this informative and inspiring event free of charge.

Each eco homes visit costs the charity £5 per person per tour, and any contribution that you can make towards these costs is much appreciated. Donate now