SuperHome Database

Norwich, Bethel Street, The Greenhouse Trust

House Summary

Owner(s):
The Greenhouse Trust - Tigger, Building Manager

House Type:
Edwardian 1911 1/2 bedroom flat

Carbon saving:
82% - SuperHomes Assessed  


  • Greenhouse Trust
  • greenhouse-gallery-frontage-with-address

Measures installed:

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

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Measures installed in detail:

  • Double glazing installed in timber surrounds behind existing single glazed timber frames
  • New glass windows, repaired and replaced casements using certificated timber.
  • Internal wall insulation: timber frame lined with cork and wool to various depths 100-200cm
  • Loft insulation: new cross-hatched timber joist to increase depth of ceiling, filled with recycled paper
  • Floor insulation: paper insulation between joists. Other areas paper insulation suspended on foil lining, cork under cement screed
  • Ceiling insulation: Warmcel recycled paper
  • Draught stripping, new casements reduced draughts
  • Fitting a Keston gas condensing Boiler – 80,000 BTU
  • 2 x 30 array of solar thermal tubes
  • PV: 2 arrays (850 Wp on building) (1620Wp as glass roof over Café garden)
  • Independent switching for energy saving lights in multiple arrays
  • A-rated refrigeration for Cafe and shop
  • 3 Rainwater tanks provide water for 3 public toilets and water for garden
  • Glass – Washer plumbed directly to solar hot water to reduce electricity use
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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.

Unassessed

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.