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Free Advice Clinic at Oak Tree House

Posted on 11.10.2011

Tickets are available for a free Advice Clinic at Oak Tree House, Woking with Trudy Thompson for Action Surrey 15 October 2011.

Trudy Thompson the Founder of Bricks and Bread Sustainable Living Centre will be holding her popular independent advice clinic offering free independent expert advice for homeowners, local residents and small businesses at Oak Tree House, Woking Surrey’s only eco-home in partnership with Action Surrey.

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SuperHomer appears in The Sunday Telegraph

Posted on 04.10.2011

SuperHomer Averil Stedeford appeared in the Lifestyle section of  last weeks Sunday Telegraph (2/10/2011).  Averil talks about her home and how she became a SuperHomer. Averil also gives advice on her preferred type of insulation and what installations she has put in.

Read the whole article here

Averil’s Superhome page

SuperHome goes on the Market

Posted on 03.10.2011

There are very few chances to buy a home which has already undergone a substantial renovation, this home will use 72% less energy than similar homes in the area- that’s not just saving on carbon emissions, but saving on fuel bills too.

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Route to the Future in Partnership with Bricks and Bread Loseley Park, Guildford 1-2 October 2011

Posted on 22.09.2011

Route to the Future is an exciting two day event, suitable for all the family, showcasing sustainable enterprises, products and services to be held at LoseleyPark, Guildford1st & 2nd October 2011.

The event is being organised by Bricks and Bread, working in partnership with Action Surrey and hopes to inspire local residents and businesses with advice to reduce their energy, fuel, food and waste, saving money and resources

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Open Day at Victorian Eco House- Saturday 17 September

Posted on 16.09.2011

As part of London Open House Weekend, this is a rare opportunity to visit the Low Carbon Victorian Eco House at 8 Bertram Street. In autumn 2010, United House carried out a low-carbon retrofitting of a solid walled, three-storey Victorian terraced house in Bertram Street, Camden using the revolutionary WHISCERS™ laser technology

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Online Marketing Manager Required

Posted on 13.09.2011

A multi award winning energy charity is seeking an experienced Online Marketing Manager to take its development to the next level.

This is an opportunity to make your mark and make a difference.

Full job description and application details (pdf)

Closing date for applications is Thursday 13th October

A York home becomes the 100th SuperHome by cutting its carbon emissions by two-thirds

Posted on 08.09.2011

The SuperHomes network is celebrating the opening of its 100th SuperHome: at Temple Avenue in York, an affordable rented property belonging to the Joseph Rowntree Housing Trust (JRHT).  Inside and outside, the SuperHome, looks like a typical 1930s semi-detached house, but it has undergone an energy retrofit that makes it a showcase for the future.  The refurbished home will be open to the public by appointment over the next three years so that people can see how low-energy living can be achieved using today’s building materials and technology.  To read more please click here

Zero Carbon House-Birmingham: Open to the public-Saturday 10 September

Posted on 05.09.2011

SuperHome Open day in conjunction with Heritage Open day  SATURDAY 10 September 2011 in Birmingham.

This SuperHome will be open from 11am4pm.

There will be talks throughout the day, children of all ages are very welcome.

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Discover Surrey’s Eco-home with English Heritage Open Days

Posted on 02.09.2011

Free Eco-Home open days: Action Surrey is offeringSurrey residents the opportunity to receive free, expert and impartial energy and water efficiency advice during the annual English Heritage Open Days 8th-11th September 2011.

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Posted on 29.07.2011

The Sustainable Energy Academy has been shortlisted in the Innovation category of The Sustainable Housing Awards 2011, organised by Inside Housing magazine and its sister publication Sustainable Housing.

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