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

Cambridge Housing Society built Richard Newcombe Court extra care housing to Code Level 5, and achieved an EPC ‘A’ rating. They promote sustainability and believe that having a decent home that is also cheaper to run means happier, better off customers, who are more likely to embrace ‘green’ issues when they see the benefit of lower bills.

Key features

  • Code Level 5, EPC A rating
  • Super-insulated throughout
  • Solar gain, passive ventilation
  • Light well, daylight in centre
  • Biomass boiler
  • Smart metering
  • Grey water recycling
  • Photovoltaic cells
  • Sedum green roof
  • Lighting motion sensors
  • Mechanical ventilation heat recovery

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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