Tours: 13 May
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.

Key features

  • 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

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

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