SuperHome Database

Manchester, Miles Platting, Penzance Street

House Summary

ex- Manchester City Council

House Type:
Victorian mid-terrace

Carbon saving:

  • Measures_MilesPlatting
  • Internal wall insulation Miles Platting

Measures installed:

  • Condensing boiler
  • Double Glazing
  • External Wall Insulation
  • Internal Wall Insulation
  • Low Energy Lighting
  • Solar vent
  • Solar Water Heating
  • Sunpipe
  • Water Saving Devices

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What visitors are saying

"Very informative and good to see various energy saving ideas on display in an integrated use and within an everyday house."

Measures installed in detail:

  • Double Glazed, Low E glass / Argon Filled in High performance wooden frames
  • Low water content radiators
  • External wall insulation to rear outriggers
  • Internal insulation: insulated dry lining; Sempatap thermal
  • Solar thermal hot water system
  • Sun pipe and solar vent
  • 100% CFL’s
  • Condensing boiler
  • Wormery
  • Waterbutt – water collection from roof
  • Green roof on shed
  • Recycling Facilities
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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.