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Open Homes help us improve our homes and cut emissions

Posted on 02.12.2015

Tomorrow (3 Dec 2015) the 21st UN Climate Summit will devote the entire day to considering the use of energy in buildings.

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SuperHome Open Day visits up by 40% in Sep 2015

Posted on 04.11.2015

We’re delighted to report that SuperHome Open Days this year (5 Sep – 4 Oct 2015) attracted over 40% more visits than in 2014! 62 SuperHome households opened their doors to the public, of which 10 where hosting events for the first time. There were 3243 visits to the houses from an estimated 3000+ individuals.

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Visit the old homes transformed into homes of the future

Posted on 10.09.2015

You can get the inside story on some exceptional home improvement projects over the coming weekends as SuperHome Open Days return. More than 60 refurbished Victorian, Edwardian and post-war properties will open to the public in September 2015, most of them during Heritage Open Days (10-13 Sep) and Open House London (19/20 Sep).

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200th SuperHome added as Open Days approach

Posted on 11.08.2015

It’s official: SuperHome 200 has arrived! By reducing their home’s carbon emissions by 62% Sue Roberts and Richard Harding of Wallingford have qualified Glebe House for SuperHome status. SuperHomes are older homes refurbished by their owners for greater comfort, lower bills and far lower carbon emissions – at least 60% lower! Sue and Richard’s beautifully refurbished 1960s property joins the ever-growing network of green homes, 60 of which will open to the public this September as part of SuperHome Open Days.

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Volunteer Project Officer Vacancy

Posted on 04.08.2015

We are currently looking for a volunteer to join us at the National Energy Foundation for three months to help us take SuperHomes to the next level. Based at the National Energy Centre in Milton Keynes, it’s a great opportunity for the right person.

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SuperHomes News Update May 2015

Posted on 28.05.2015

Bookings open for SuperHome Open Days, Sep 2015

Posted on 21.05.2015

Sanya Polescuk is amongst those opening their homes for the first time in September

The excitement is building with 60 SuperHomes now confirmed to open for SuperHome Open Days in September 2015.

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House tours to highlight benefits of solid wall insulation

Posted on 30.04.2015

The National Energy Foundation is working with 15 local authorities to encourage homeowners with older properties to take advantage of solid wall insulation grants of up to £6000. Free tours of already improved homes in May and June will help residents to decide whether solid wall insulation is for them.

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Could Open Homes turn energy efficiency from the fifth to the first fuel?

Posted on 10.02.2015

Andrew Warren reveals how a network of SuperHome open days is helping to inspire carbon-saving improvements.

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