I suddenly realised that I’ve never published our Energy Performance Certificate figures for our house prior to and after our renovation. The Energy Performance is the document you get when you buy or rent a property, or that you need to get the Feed In Tariff or Renewable Heat Incentive. It’s a bit of a […]
Although we don’t look at general cold water use in our Home Energy Masterplan as the energy content and CO2 content of mains water is very low – 0.079g/litre – I thought I’d do a quick post to show what we have done and how it compares. Based on our water meter readings we are […]
Our first calender year of bills and commentary on how we are doing.
In case you missed it the first or second times, our demonstration house in Peckham was on BBC 2 this morning at 8.30am which means that its available on iplayer for another 7 days….the house is featured in the last 12 minutes. http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b03dz7kt/sign/Britains_Empty_Homes_Series_5_Ian_and_Marcie/
Its been 2 months since my last blog update saying I was looking forward to the the first proper winter of energy monitoring. I’ve updated the graph below to show figures up to the 1st December energy use. Obviously the gas use has picked up a touch. Compared to Last Year How does this compare […]
It’s great to have had our demo house shortlisted for the CIBSE Building Performance Awards in the ‘Refurbishment Project of the Year (value up to £5 million)’ category. The results will be announced on the 11th February 2014. We’re up against Hollywood House in Woking, a refurbished office block and Scotstoun House in South Queensferrry, a refurbished Grade […]
We’re really please to have had our demo house shortlisted for the 2013 Retro Expo Awards. With the Awards ceremony on the 5th December we’ve got a target to see if we can last without the gas boiler kicking in for the central heating before then!
For those who missed it because they were out or at work, ‘Britain’s Empty Homes’ featuring our Commercial Director and his wife in their house/our demonstration house for a limited time only, you’ll be able to watch it on iPlayer.
Back in July, our Commercial Director, Chris Newman, and his wife, welcomed Ian and Marcie and the production crew of Britain’s Empty Homes to the home – our demonstration house in Peckham South East London. The progamme is on BB1 at 11.45am on Thursday 17th October so set a reminder!
went to someone else! Well done Sanya Polescuk Architects for winning the award. A bit old news but full results here: We’re very proud of being a runner up (along with all the other finalists) and are hoping for further success in the not to distant future. In the meantime, did I mention I’ve tiled the […]