SuperHome Database

Somerset, Bridgwater, Woolavington Hill

House Summary

Owner(s):
Malcolm Parker

House Type:
1960s detached

Carbon saving:
75% - SuperHomes Assessed  


  • Somerset, Bridgwater SuperHome

Measures installed:

  • Cavity Wall Insulation
  • Double Glazing
  • Floor Insulation
  • Heat Pump (Air Source)
  • Internal Wall Insulation
  • Thermal Store
  • Underfloor Heating
  • Water Saving Devices

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Measures installed in detail:

  • uPVC double glazing throughout.
  • 60 mm Cavity wall insulation and 40mm Kingspan Kooltherm internal insulation.
  • 75 mm cellulose loft insulation plus 300mm Superwrap with plastic foil cover.
  • 40mm Kingspan floor insulation. The new extension has 100mm Celotex insulation with Underfloor heating.
  • Sanyo Eco 9kW air source heat pump that runs on CO2 not HCFCs and so operates down to -25c not -10c(HCFCs).
  • Zone controlled Underfloor heating to extension. Existing bungalow fitted with radiators with 100% thermostatic valves and zone controlled by room stat. Hot water provided instantly by heat store.
  • 2 arrays 16 Sanyo HIT 240HDE4 PV panels fitted with a nominal power output of 3.84 kWp.
  • Low energy lighting throughout.
  • Low energy appliances.
  • Water saving devices include: Spray taps on basins and thermostatic showers fitted instead of bath. New dual flush low water content toilet cisterns to both bathrooms.
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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.