Smart Energy Services News

Welcome to our blog, where you can find all our latest ramblings and all the news on energy efficient homes

Superhome for sale

The Low Energy House at £100 per year Having made all the improvements we had planned to undertake and more it is time for us to move on after enjoying our comfortable home in a great position for 8 years.  We are planning to down-size and spend more time travelling –...

Keeping warm in colder seasons

Clients mentioned that their entrance hallway and cloak room were cold and asked if I could suggest energy improvements. This is a small lean-to extension to the main house with filled cavity walls.  The customers weren’t sure about the insulation leveI in the...

Superhomes open house event

Visit Low Energy House in Bayston Hill Would you like to live in a home paying £47 per month for gas and electricity? This is the incredible monthly dual fuel bill for the Low Energy Home of the local Refurbishment Specialist. Claus Best, who runs Smart Energy...

Improvements to rooms with sloping ceilings

I have upgraded a bedroom in a dormer bungalow with no insulation in the sloping ceiling. The structural engineer agreed a system by which the purlin could be removed so that the stud wall could be moved further out and increase the floor area for the room. There is...

Above EPC Band F for private rental

Having done an EPC for a private landlord, it shows that it is not too difficult to get a rating above EPC Band F as required from April 2018. This small pre 1900 cottage I surveyed recently has solid brick walls, which don’t give it a good rating, but adding...