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...

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...

Ecobuild Exhibition memories

It’s the time of year for Ecobuild running at Excel in London (7-9.3.17), which reminds me of the presentation I gave 4 years ago about the complete Retrofit project at Hay Tor. I was giving the presentation together with 3 colleagues of the sustainable building...