Tours: 13 May
Times: 10.30am, 12 noon, 2.00pm and 3.30pm
As trained architects Vicky and Oliver have always been interested in passive solar energy. When they bought their 1920s house almost 20 years ago they immediately built a large back extension, and having waited to upgrade the fabric of the main house, this year they invested in a major refurbishment.
- Principle: maximise insulation and air-tightness
- Exterior walls externally insulated all round
- Windows double, triple-glazed
- Air-sealed entrance lobby
- Photovoltaic cells
- Whole house heating controls
- Floors wood and pure wool
- Materials reuse, salvage
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