SuperHome Database

Bristol, Southville, Alpha Road

House Summary

Eric Booth

House Type:
1820's semi-detached with 3 bedrooms on 2 floors

Carbon saving:
64% - SuperHomes Assessed  

Reported saving on bills:

Bristol Green Doors

  • Booth SH renewable products
  • Booth SH rear
  • wood stove

Measures installed:

  • Condensing boiler
  • Double Glazing
  • External Wall Insulation
  • Floor Insulation
  • Loft Insulation
  • Low Energy Appliances
  • Low Energy Lighting
  • Mechanical Ventilation Heat Recovery
  • Roof Insulation
  • Solar PV Panels
  • Solar Water Heating
  • Water Saving Devices
  • Wood Stove

Upcoming events

Early interest in Open Days encourages SuperHome owners to host more events. If you'd like to visit this property please contact the owner and let them know. SuperHomers are often happy to respond to questions about their refurbishment project by email between times. Please read ‘more on contacting this SuperHomer’ before you make contact.

What visitors are saying

"A lot of thought went into the presentation and Eric had plenty of knowledge to share."

Measures installed in detail:

  • Condensing gas boiler (Potterton Promax HE) with TRVs on all radiators
  • Wooden frame sash double glazing throughout
  • 40mm phenolic foam board external wall insulation (Weber Therm system) was applied over the entire area. Extensive stonework to maintain period feel in conservation area
  • 150mm mineral fibre floor insulation added in cellar underneath suspended timber floor (3x4m)
  • 200mm loft insulation
  • Low energy appliances throughout
  • All low energy lights with increasing proportion of LEDs
  • 2 Ventaxia through-the-wall mechanical ventilation with heat recovery units. Bathroom unit runs continuously in trickle mode
  • 200mm roof insulation
  • 2.1kw 10 panel Solar PV system
  • 20 Thermomax solar thermal tubes
  • Water saving devices include; multiple 210 litre water butts at front and back. Rainwater overflows into pond, then garden soak away
  • Wood burning stove
Project update:

Just had a thermal imaging survey done by the CHEESE project (Cold Homes Energy Efficiency Survey Experts) Very interesting seeing exactly where the heat is going from our house. You can never do too much draught excluding! Coming in through the most unlikely places, as well as to obvious ones.

Updated on 28/04/2019

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Assessment types

SuperHomes Assessed

A home that has been visited and assessed by us and confirmed as reaching the SuperHome standard, which demonstrates a 60% carbon saving.

Homeowner Reported

Information has been provided by the homeowner about their home and energy use prior to the installation of measures and following their installation which demonstrates a carbon saving. This information has not been verified.

Remote Assessed

The homeowner has provided information on their home including what measures have been installed which has enables an assessor working on our behalf to assess their carbon savings. This home has not been visited to verify the measures installed.


This home has not been assessed, but the homeowner has reported what measures have been installed. It may be that this home is awaiting assessment.