SuperHome Database

Suffolk, Wyverstone, Guildhall Place

House Summary

House Type:
16th Century Timber-framed Suffolk barn now linked timber-framed guildhall (dates from 1500)

Carbon saving:
Assessed carbon saving 47%, predicted saving unknown…

Measures installed:

  • Ceiling insulation
  • Double Glazing
  • Floor Insulation
  • Heat Pump (Air Source)
  • Internal Wall Insulation
  • Loft Insulation
  • Low Energy Appliances
  • Mechanical Ventilation Heat Recovery
  • Roof Insulation
  • Solar Water Heating

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Measures installed in detail:

  • Double glazing throughout
  • Main barn insulated with Celotex (two layers), then boarded.  Guildhall, insulated with sheep’s wool plus Heraklith wood wool board with 10mm polystyrene backing.  Guildhall exterior lime rendered onto wooden battens
  • Fibreglass loft insulation in Barn, Heraklith board and sheep’s wool in guildhall
  • Fibreglass roof insulation in Barn, Heraklith board and sheep’s wool in guildhall
  • Celotex floor insulation under concrete slab in barn.  Limecrete and Celotex in guildhall
  • Celotex ceiling insulation
  • Villavent whole house heat recovery system installed in barn only
  • 3 EWF Darkline solar thermal panels on south-facing roof (30 degree pitch)
  • Principal heat source is a 16 kW Daikin Altherma air-source heat pump
  • Low energy appliances throughout
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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.