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Retro Expo Awards Success for SuperHomers

Posted on 01.11.2012

SuperHomers and our partners picked up a total of 5 awards at the Retro Expo Awards last night. You’d be forgiven for imagining we’re aiming for global domination!

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SuperHomer’s EcoIslands vision gathers momentum

Posted on 30.10.2012

30/10/12

SuperHomer David Green’s Isle of Wight EcoIslands project continues to go from strength to strength.

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SuperHomer is Green Social Housing Champion 2012

Posted on 25.10.2012

SuperHomer Paul Ciniglio was named the Green Social Housing Champion 2012 at the Sustainable Housing Awards on 19th Oct. Paul is a deserving winner having been a key advocate for greening social housing delivering retrofit projects both for social landlords Radian, and now First Wessex.

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From U-values to conjugal bliss in under 3 minutes

Posted on 16.10.2012

Who says energy efficiency can’t be sexy?

A new animation charting two individual’s journey from loneliness to conjugal bliss is set to alert the nation to the romantic benefits of lower U-values. Enter the world of When Alan met Sharon (A U-value Romance), a story which leads us in just 2 minutes 54 seconds to a deeper understanding of both U-values and the art of seduction.

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Retrofit house is first SuperHome in Northern Ireland

Posted on 27.09.2012

SuperHome in Belfast, Northern Ireland

The first retrofit house in Northern Ireland to qualify as a SuperHome will open its doors to the public this weekend as part of September’s SuperHome Open Days.

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SuperHome Open Days show eco-refurbishment at its best

Posted on 28.08.2012

The big (and beautiful) surprise to the rear of Trevor and Sandra Collins’s SuperHome

SuperHome Open Days return this September highlighting the very best in eco-refurbishment. Some 50 SuperHomes are now confirmed to open in September, of which 11 will open for the first time, including the first SuperHome in Northern Ireland.

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Bookings open for September SuperHome Open Days

Posted on 06.07.2012

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.

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Will the hosepipe ban make us water wise?

Posted on 16.04.2012

Hosepipe bans are now in force across the South East of England. This follows the fifth driest March recorded since 1910. There is a risk of even greater restrictions this summer but will this make us water wise?

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Report shows households how to slash energy bills

Posted on 12.04.2012

An innovative project run by Transition West Bridgford, Nottingham called HOMES BEHAVING BADLY (HOBBs) has produced a report that shows householders how to slash energy bills.

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Case Study – Dwellings in London

Posted on 12.04.2012

AECB has released a report written by SuperHomer Andy Simmonds and David Olivier “Less is more – energy security after oil”. It features a case study where marginal costs of the main CO2 abatement measures are examined. These were analysed in late 2009 for some early 1970s cavity-walled London terraced and end-terraced houses.

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