SuperHome Database

London, Hanwell, Cumberland Road

House Summary

Tom Lipinski

House Type:
Victorian mid terrace maisonette with loft conversion

Carbon saving:
62% - SuperHomes Assessed  

Measures installed:

  • Draught-proofing
  • External Wall Insulation
  • Green Roof
  • Internal Wall Insulation
  • Low Energy Lighting
  • Roof Insulation
  • Solar Water Heating
  • Thermal Store
  • Triple Glazing
  • Water Saving Devices

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Measures installed in detail:

  • External insulation – also south-facing wall wrapped in heat reflecting Tyveck Enerrcor
  • Internal insulation – new dormer walls 150mm & 175mm polyurethane board insulation between & over joists; insulation joints sealed; vapour & air tight. Inside loft lined with Du Pont Energain Phase Change Material (PCM)
  • Windows – PassivHaus standard – triple glazed inc warm edge spacers; double glazed replacements with krypton
  • Insulated exterior doors
  • Additional draught proofing
  • Roof insulation – 225mm polyurethane and sedum roof
  • Solar hot water & heating – evacuated tube, HW cylinders connected to thermal storage system
  • Low energy lighting
  • Low energy appliances
  • Grey water recycling, water saving devices, green sedum roof, recycling facilities

NB as there is no calculable heat loss floor, or indeed any heat loss walls in the property, the starting point for modelling is very high.

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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.