SuperHome Database

Cowes, Woodvale Rd, The GreenHouse

House Summary

This property has been sold by the owner

House Type:
Victorian detached 2 storey with large extension

Carbon saving:

  • Kennels Visual June2010

Measures installed:

  • Cavity Wall Insulation
  • Double Glazing
  • Floor Insulation
  • Heat Pump (Air Source)
  • Low Energy Appliances
  • Low Energy Lighting
  • Roof Insulation
  • Solar PV Panels
  • Solar Water Heating
  • Wood Stove

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Measures installed in detail:

• Cavity wall insulation for external walls – internal insulation for extension – 100mm cavity Celotex with a  U value of 0.17
• New double glazed windows with oak frames and 20mm argon fill
• Floor insulation: 50+75mm Celotex under extension floor, 100mm under house floor
• Air source heat pump – Grant air to water electric heat pump with underfloor water pipes
• Low energy appliances include an A+ fridge, A++ dishwasher, AA Microwave, and an electric induction cooker
• Low energy lighting makes up 50% of total lighting
• Roof and eves were insulated with Celotex, U value 0.13
• 1.8 kWp Solar PV panels
• 5.6 sq m Solar hot water panels
• 2 closed wood stoves
• Other – Honda Hybrid car, Consentino Ecostyle work top,  recycled plastic carpet

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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.