SuperHome Database

Farnworth, Bolton, Georgiana Street

House Summary

St Vincent’s Housing Association

House Type:
Victorian, Edwardian, 1920's mid terraced 2 storey

Carbon saving:


Measures installed:

  • Ceiling insulation
  • Condensing boiler
  • Double Glazing
  • Draught-proofing
  • Eco materials
  • Energy monitor
  • Floor Insulation
  • Heat Pump (Air Source)
  • Internal Wall Insulation
  • Loft Insulation
  • Low Energy Appliances
  • Low Energy Lighting
  • Mechanical Ventilation Heat Recovery
  • Roof Insulation
  • Solar PV Panels
  • Water Saving Devices

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Measures installed in detail:

• 100mm ceiling insulation on  1st and 2nd floors. All ceilings insulated , foil back plasterboard
• Sebuk ‘A’ Rated Condensing Combi  Boiler with a gas saver unit, TRVs on all radiators
• A rated argon filled double glazing throughout
• Draught proofing includes full mastic sealing, all control layers taped and jointed
• House painted with solvent free paints
• Energy monitoring devices
• Ground floor insulated with Foil-Tec and overboard
• Whole house Thermaskirt Heating System
• Dakin Altherma Monobloc air source heat pump
• Internal 170mm wall insulation and 65mm internal sound insulation to dividing wall
• 300mm loft insulation
• A++ Rated Appliances including fridge freezer and washing machine
• Full LED lighting draws a total of 62W
• Whole house MVHR system
• 30mm roof insulation
• 1kWp Solar PV system
• Water saving devices include: water saving/flow restricting kitchen & bathroom taps and toilet. Triton T80Z ECO Shower
• Urban Eco Garden which includes: a bike store with green roof, wormery, recycling bin store, outdoor LED Lighting, bird boxes and  ‘Grow your own’ planters
• Sundome to corridor with no natural light

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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.