Open day: 12 May
Green Deal information: drop-in any time 10am to 5pm
Tour times: 10.30am, 12 noon, 2pm and 3.30pm – no need to pre-book, arrive on time
Address: Rampton Drift, Longstanton, Cambs CB24 3EH

Rampton Drift is an ex-MOD housing estate made up of detached, semi-detached and terraced houses built between the 1950s to 1970s. South Cambs District Council is proud to have led a pioneering project, the aim of which was to identify and monitor the costs, effects and benefits of installing a range of technologies on a variety of homes.

Key features

  • Principle: maximise insulation and air-tightness
  • Thorough assessment: thermal imaging, air permeability tests
  • Dynamic external insulation with heat recovery trialled
  • Air-sealed entrance lobbies
  • Windows and external doors renovated and air-sealed
  • High efficiency boilers
  • Heat recovery fans
  • Mechanical ventilation
  • Solar thermal plates, thermal stores
  • Careful monitoring of energy useage

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The Green Deal information centres are hosted by Sustainable Parish Energy Partnership in partnership with Cambridge Carbon Footprint