SuperHome Database

Worthing, Shelley Road

House Summary

Owner(s):
Worthing Homes and RELISH - Contact: Robin Roberts

House Type:
Ground floor flat located within a 9 storey 1970's concrete framed tower block

Carbon saving:
Aspiring SuperHome, carbon reduction figure pending


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Measures installed:

  • Cavity Wall Insulation
  • Ceiling insulation
  • Condensing boiler
  • Draught-proofing
  • Low Energy Appliances
  • Low Energy Lighting
  • Water Saving Devices

Upcoming events

This Aspiring SuperHome is regularly open to the public to offer energy-saving experiences and knowledge to all. For more information or to arrange a visit please use the contact form below if no active events are showing. Alternatively you can contact Graham Mills on 01903 703 136

Key changes made:

• All windows thoroughly draught proofed and all trickle ventilators overhauled to ensure they work correctly.
• 27mm insulated plasterboard cavity insulation to concrete ring beams.
• Ceiling under drawn with 12.5mm foil backed plasterboard and 100mm loose lay insulation installed in cavity.
• All air leakages within the property were sealed, including filling gaps between skirting boards and floors, sealing all holes around waste pipes and vertical risers, plastering to bare brickwork behind bath panel, and removal of redundant air bricks.
• Worchester Bosch Greenstar 12i condensing system A rated boiler was fitted to provide space heating and hot water within the property.
• Low energy lighting throughout
• Low energy appliances throughout
• Water saving devices: kitchen and bathroom taps replaced with Armitage Shanks Sandringham SL range which operates on a dual click function and can reduce water consumption by up to 50%.  A flow reducing shower head was fitted to reduce water consumption.

Measures installed in detail:

  • Draught stripping (windows)
  • Cavity wall insulation
  • Ceiling insulation
  • Air tightness remedial work
  • Condensing A rated boiler
  • Low energy lighting
  • Low energy appliances
  • Water saving devices (taps and shower head replaced)

Please note: Display signage is provided throughout the property to explain how features help reduce energy use and save money.

To view further information about the official SuperHome part of Relish projects please click here

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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.