Penwardine

Energy-saving improvements

  • Low-cost improvements
    Low-cost improvements
  • 'Big' insulation works
    'Big' insulation works
  • Glazing
    Glazing
  • Lighting systems and electrical appliances
    Lighting systems and electrical appliances
  • High spec heating
    High spec heating
  • Renewables: heat
    Renewables: heat
  • Renewables: electricity
    Renewables: electricity
  • Water management
    Water management
  • Lifestyle change
    Lifestyle change

Location

Penwardine, Shrewsbury Road
All Stretton
Church Stretton
Shropshire
SY6 6HE

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Opening times

17 Oct 2015
10am to 4.00pm

This event has now finished.

Just turn up Please see parking instructions

Bungalow, 1952 Brick under tiled roof. EPC 79 “C” – just two points below “B” Annual energy use 2014 / 5 Gas 16268 kW Electricity 6829 kW (this includes charging for 7000 miles in electric car.) (electricity supply is 68% from renewable sources) P.V. Generation 1817kW Export 1045 (income £426.00) Solar Hot Water RHI £65.85 per quarter Water 48 cubic meters - £ 120.00 p.a. Bio mass £100 logs CO2 emissions 5.56 tonnes Decided to make improvements to reduce carbon emissions. Insulation has made house warmer in winter / cooler in summer. Energy bills reduced. Over say a 10 year period, costs reasonable. No unexpected costs and relatively little disruption other than replacing ceilings below flat roof. Remaining improvement will be to replace chest freezer which is old.

Loft insulation 10” where possible, 4” vermiculite above all ceilings, draft proofing loft eves doors, TRV’s on radiators, foil panels behind all radiators

Cavity wall insulation,4” insulated ceiling below flat roof, insulated studwork in loft room

Replacement double glazing  and external doors throughout

CFC and LED lighting throughout, A rated white goods, solar powered radio. Nothing left on standby

Condensing  A rated boiler with wireless air  thermostat

5kW Clearview log burnersolar hot water 5kW log burner

14 P.V. panels – east facing,

Duel flush toilet + simple rainwater flush ( bucket) 6 water butts + 4000 litre underground rainwater storage

Many changes to low carbon life style, no air travel, electric car, grow own vegetables etc.  Full list available to visitors

Directions Hub will based at URC Hall Church Stretton where info, directions, advice and technical expertise on renewables by ESP Energy and EZ Solar will be available all day, plus Free Refreshments Turn right out of URC hall Church Stretton car park. Stay on road travelling north. Pass Princes Spring Water bottling plant on left. Look out for red brick wall on left. Approx 200 yards watch out for Green Homes sign on outskirts of All Stretton village. Please park on main road and walk up to house using steps at gap in hedge .Green Homes sign will be erected on grass verge opposite house to assist location. Cornihaugh and this home are within 3 mins walking distance of each other

Location

Penwardine, Shrewsbury Road
All Stretton
Church Stretton
Shropshire
SY6 6HE

View on map

Opening times

17 Oct 2015
10am to 4.00pm

This event has now finished.

Just turn up Please see parking instructions

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