SuperHome Database

London, Haringey, Barrington Road

House Summary

Norman Beddington and Charlotte Thompson

House Type:
1905- Semi-detached; 2 floors

Carbon saving:
62% - SuperHomes Assessed  

Smart Homes

  • same walls viewed from rear, and rainwater recycling tank
  • new double glazed sash windows
  • new PV image
  • Solar Hot water

Measures installed:

  • Ceiling insulation
  • Condensing boiler
  • Double Glazing
  • Draught-proofing
  • External Wall Insulation
  • Floor Insulation
  • Internal Wall Insulation
  • Loft Insulation
  • Low Energy Lighting
  • Roof Insulation
  • Solar PV Panels
  • Solar Water Heating
  • Water Saving Devices

Upcoming events

Early interest in Open Days encourages SuperHome owners to host more events. If you'd like to visit this property please contact the owner and let them know. SuperHomers are often happy to respond to questions about their refurbishment project by email between times. Please read ‘more on contacting this SuperHomer’ before you make contact.

What visitors are saying

"I found being able to visit a home that had been retrofitted and was of a similar age to mine extremely helpful . . . to learn first hand about the experience and to have a realistic picture of the costs."

Measures installed in detail:

  • Only ceiling between 3rd bedroom and kitchen below insulated for sound. Build-up is Ply/mineral fibre/Gyproc bar/double plasterboard layer
  • Worcester Bosch Gerenstar 181 System Mark III condensing boiler fitted; also new cylinder with additional coil for SHW
  • 7 pairs of sashes on N side of house replaced with double-glazed sashes with Low-E coating. 2 other sashes replaced with double-glazed ones.
  • All windows repaired and draught-stripped (or replaced)
  • Whole length of side wall insulated externally with 50 mm of Kingspan K5-EWB phenolic insulation board
  • 65 mm of Kingspan rigid urethaneTP10 board fitted to all floor joists
  • Front and rear bays internally insulated with 55 mm of Kingspan
  • 40% of front loft insulated with 270 mm of Knauf Loftroll. Remainder covered to joist level with Loftroll, with 50 mm of Kingspan TF 70 insulation boards laid on top. Rear loft insulated to 270 mm depth.
  • 11W LEDs in downstairs wetroom; 5.5 W LEDs on kitchen track. 18W compact CFL above kitchen table. All other lamps energy-saving CFLs.
  • 50 mm of Celotex insulation fitted between joists, with air gap to roofing felt.
  • Barilla T25 with18 evacuated tubes. Estimated output was 1980 kWh pa, but actual output has been 2572 kWh
  • 12 x 235 W ET solar panels. Estimated output was 2342 kWh, but actual output pa. has been 2572kWh
  • Rainwater Harvesting Rain Director system fitted with 800l tank. Supplies 2 WCs and washing machine. One toilet is dual flush 4l/2.6l; other is 6l/3.5l capacity.
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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.