SuperHome Database

Faringdon, Stanford in the Vale

House Summary

House Type:
1930's 2 storey

Carbon saving:
85% - SuperHomes Assessed  

  • SH and PV
  • Stanford in the Vale PV

Measures installed:

  • Cavity Wall Insulation
  • Double Glazing
  • Heat Pump (Ground Source)
  • Loft Insulation
  • Low Energy Appliances
  • Low Energy Lighting
  • Solar PV Panels
  • Water Saving Devices

Upcoming events

This SuperHome is no longer open to the public . For further information about the refurbishment carried out, please contact the SuperHomes team using the contact form below.

What visitors are saying

"Steve was able to describe in some detail the process of installing a ground source heat pump at his property. I was interested to hear some of the technicalities of this for larger properties."

"Very interesting with lots of projects and interesting ways of saving energy which everyone could try."

"Lots of food for thought and ideas for future upgrades."

Measures installed in detail:

• Cavity wall insulation
• Double glazing throughout
• 15kW Ground source heat pump uses subterranean heat from pipework buried across a field to rear of house
• 300mm Loft insulation
• Low energy appliances
• Low energy lighting throughout
• 10kWp Solar PV system with PV Panels on roof of both house and nearby stable
• Rainwater harvesting

Project update:

My woodburner will finally be installed this week (19th September 2013) to add to my 10kW (46 panels ) of solar PV and 16kW Ground Source Heat Pump.

Updated on 16/09/2013

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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.