SuperHome Database

Devon, Lympstone, Church Road

House Summary

Lucy and Jim Morris

House Type:
Original stone/Cobb 16/17th century, front extension built 1798

Carbon saving:
71% - SuperHomes Assessed  

  • Devon SH

Measures installed:

  • Condensing boiler
  • Double Glazing
  • Floor Insulation
  • Internal Wall Insulation
  • Low Energy Appliances
  • Low Energy Lighting
  • Roof Insulation
  • Solar Water Heating
  • Water Saving Devices
  • Wood Stove

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Measures installed in detail:

  • German tilt and turn windows (engineered wood and double glazed, U-Value 1.37W/m2K) installed throughout
  • Original exterior walls have 12.5mm Celotex insulated plasterboard. New timber framed walls in the extension insualted with 100mm Celotex
  • 100mm cellotex 100% and Tri-Iso super 10 across 40% the roof
  • 100mm of Cellotex floor insulation throughout
  • All Cellotex joints are taped with foil tape
  • A-rated condensing gas boiler installed as back-up to wood and solar powered heating & hot water system
  • 500ltr stratified tank with 10m3 of south facing panels
  • 5kW wood burner input and back up hot water gas boiler
  • 60% of home with low energy lighting
  • Low energy appliances
  • Water saving devices includes; dual flush toilets and aerators on taps and showers come as standard. Baths reduced in size to prevent use of too much water
  • Other renewables; 3 rooms with wood burners, entire home has wet Underfloor heating system fed from stratified tank
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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.