Bookings open for September SuperHome Open Days

Bookings are now open for our September SuperHome Open Days. Joining a guided tour will give you actionable ideas for greening your home, but places are offered on a first come, first served basis, so booking is highly recommended.

Leeds SuperHome

The eco refurbishment of this SuperHome bungalow in Leeds resulted in an 84% carbon saving. It was built in 1938.

There are a eleven exciting new additions to the SuperHomes network opening for the first time this September. This includes a Georgian Farmhouse and a 1938 bungalow – both of which have achieved carbon savings of over 80%.

Georgian, Victorian, Edwardian and post-war houses are amongst some 50 renovated homes open to the public. Most have superior insulation; many have alternative heating sources and some produce their own energy.

There really isn’t a better way to find out how to make an old home energy efficient than to spend some time with eco-retrofit pioneers who have been there, done it and are already enjoying the benefits.

SuperHomes are older homes that have been refurbished to a very high standard by their owners. The result is greater comfort, lower bills and reduced carbon emissions (at least 60% less).

How to search for a SuperHome to visit
There are a number of ways to search for a home to visit:

1. By location
Be sure the Open Home Events box is ticked to see them on this map.

2. By postcode
Type in your postcode and select the distance you’d be prepared to travel.

3. By technology
Filter homes by installed measures if you want to see a particular technology.

4. By event date
Scan this list of open day events (they are in date order) or use the calendar (blue bars mean events).

Where bookable tours are offered, you’ll be invited to book. Please book early to secure your place and avoid disappointment. We look forward to welcoming you.

PS. If you live in Southampton, why not take advantage of Transition Southampton’s Open Home Events, also in September. At a local level, you’ll find a number of green home initiatives hosting FREE Open Days between 6th-9th September – see Heritage Open Days for details.

SuperHome Open Days 2012 Landscape Graphic