SuperHome Database

Northern Ireland, Belfast, Vincent Street

House Summary

Contact: Denis Bleakley- Grove Housing Association

House Type:
Mid terrace built 1896

Carbon saving:

  • SuperHome in Belfast, Northern Ireland

Measures installed:

  • Ceiling insulation
  • Condensing boiler
  • Floor Insulation
  • Internal Wall Insulation
  • Loft Insulation
  • Low Energy Lighting
  • Mechanical Ventilation Heat Recovery
  • Solar PV Panels
  • Triple Glazing
  • 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

"Excellent explanation and entertainment during the visit. I learned so much about Superhomes and how it can benefit in terms of money and environment."

"Very informative and very detailed. Tenants and presenter more than helpful!"

"A beautiful, warm and comfortable home - it was especially cold outside. Sam and Michelle were great hosts and welcomed us very warmly. Very interesting and revealing tour."

"The visit was extremely useful. Both the residents and the expert were very helpful in answering any questions asked."

"The tour guide Peter had a great deal of knowledge which I would like to tap into. It was great to meet with like-minded individuals as well."

“Really interesting to see how the home was adapted.”

“The lovely family who live in the house were excellent hosts and gave us a tour & explanation of all the features."

Measures installed in detail:

  • Triple glazing – argon filled, U=0.80
  • Internal wall insulation – 120mm, phenolic bonded to 20mm OSB U=0.15
  • Roof insulation – 225mm mineral wool + 110mm phenolic insulation U= 0.1
  • Floor insulation – 200mm Phenolic  U= 0.10
  • Fibrous ceiling insulation
  • Whole house MVHR
  • Baxi Megaflo System boiler with flue gas heat exchanger. 100% TRVs. 70 litre hot water cylinder
  • 2.45 kWp photo voltaic panels
  • LED lighting throughout
  • Velux light tunnel over stair well
  • Water saving devices include; aerated, low flow taps

*Commended at Isover Energy Efficiency Awards 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.