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Solid Wall Insulation Conference 20/04/12

Posted on 30.03.2012

Exploring barriers, solutions and new approaches to insulating Scottish solid masonry walls
Friday 20 April 2012, South Hall, Pollock Halls, Edinburgh First, Edinburgh University

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Ecoisland wins National Climate Week Community Award

Posted on 30.03.2012

Ecoisland – the Community Initiative that aims to make the Isle of Wight the first sustainable region in Britain – has been attracting a lot of publicity. Not only was it the leading project in a full page Financial Times article about Ecoislands. It also won the Climate Week Award for the Best Community Initiative! The project aims to harness the power of the wind, sun and sea to enable the island become self-sufficient in energy.

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See Green Technology in action during SuperHomes Week

Posted on 13.03.2012

Air Source Heat Pump at Nick Sandy's SuperHome in Bath

Interested in making your home one of the most environmentally friendly in your area? This is your chance to talk to someone who has already done it!

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Bookings open for SuperHomes Week 17 – 25 March

Posted on 01.03.2012

SuperHomes Week (17 – 25 March) is approaching fast and the excitement is mounting. In March the public will have more choice of SuperHomes to visit than ever before as a record number of SuperHomers host open days – 65 at the last count. These Open Days and Tours remain completely Free and bookings are now open!

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New fund will support Community-led renewable energy generation

Posted on 01.03.2012

A new fund designed to provide a catalyst for the development of community-owned renewable energy infrastructure is open for applications.

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SuperHomers to stop Homes Behaving Badly

Posted on 08.02.2012

SuperHomers Penney Poyzer, Gil Schalom and Dr Tina Holt are leading a project called HOMES BEHAVING BADLY (HOBBs) to help homeowners transform their energy hungry homes into models of good behaviour. This Transition West Bridgford Project was successful in securing £40,000 of LEAF funding.

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Record number of SuperHomes to open in March

Posted on 07.02.2012

Home improvement enthusiasts are in for a real treat in March as eco pioneers open their SuperHomes to the public in record numbers.

SuperHomes Week runs from Saturday 17th March to Sunday 25th March 2012 and this spring features 65 SuperHomes – nearly 30% more than the previous record!

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SuperHomes Week set to inspire your eco makeover

Posted on 20.01.2012

Interested in making your home one of the most environmentally friendly in your area? This is your chance to talk to someone who has already done it!

Pioneering owners of some of the UK’s most energy efficient SuperHomes will be hosting free open days during SuperHomes Week between Saturday 17th March and Sunday 25th March 2012.

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‘A’ rated sash windows in a 100-year old SuperHome

Posted on 12.01.2012

SuperHomers Juliet Heller and Ian Daglish took the next step in their eco-refurbishment by installing double-glazed sliding sash windows to cut down draughts and achieve significant cash and carbon savings.  To read more about the downsides and benefits please click here

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Energy Efficiency- A great investment!

Posted on 10.01.2012

SuperHomer Will Hitchcock recently published an article in the Nayland local magazine on energy efficiency , to read more about what you can do to reduce the energy usage in your home please click here