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Retro Expo Awards Success for SuperHomers

Posted on 01.11.2012

SuperHomers and our partners picked up a total of 5 awards at the Retro Expo Awards last night. You’d be forgiven for imagining we’re aiming for global domination! Read More…

SuperHomer’s EcoIslands vision gathers momentum

Posted on 30.10.2012


SuperHomer David Green’s Isle of Wight EcoIslands project continues to go from strength to strength. Read More…

Ecoisland wins National Climate Week Community Award

Posted on 30.03.2012

Ecoisland – the Community Initiative that aims to make the Isle of Wight the first sustainable region in Britain – has been attracting a lot of publicity. Not only was it the leading project in a full page Financial Times article about Ecoislands. It also won the Climate Week Award for the Best Community Initiative! The project aims to harness the power of the wind, sun and sea to enable the island become self-sufficient in energy. Read More…

Open Day at Victorian Eco House- Saturday 17 September

Posted on 16.09.2011

As part of London Open House Weekend, this is a rare opportunity to visit the Low Carbon Victorian Eco House at 8 Bertram Street. In autumn 2010, United House carried out a low-carbon retrofitting of a solid walled, three-storey Victorian terraced house in Bertram Street, Camden using the revolutionary WHISCERS™ laser technology Read More…

Online Marketing Manager Required

Posted on 13.09.2011

A multi award winning energy charity is seeking an experienced Online Marketing Manager to take its development to the next level.

This is an opportunity to make your mark and make a difference.

Full job description and application details (pdf)

Closing date for applications is Thursday 13th October

A York home becomes the 100th SuperHome by cutting its carbon emissions by two-thirds

Posted on 08.09.2011

The SuperHomes network is celebrating the opening of its 100th SuperHome: at Temple Avenue in York, an affordable rented property belonging to the Joseph Rowntree Housing Trust (JRHT).  Inside and outside, the SuperHome, looks like a typical 1930s semi-detached house, but it has undergone an energy retrofit that makes it a showcase for the future.  The refurbished home will be open to the public by appointment over the next three years so that people can see how low-energy living can be achieved using today’s building materials and technology.  To read more please click here

Discover Surrey’s Eco-home with English Heritage Open Days

Posted on 02.09.2011

Free Eco-Home open days: Action Surrey is offeringSurrey residents the opportunity to receive free, expert and impartial energy and water efficiency advice during the annual English Heritage Open Days 8th-11th September 2011. Read More…

Radian SuperHomer gets Gold Ashden Award

Posted on 17.06.2011

Every year the Ashden Awards holds a vibrant ceremony attended by around 500 people including leading figures from the business, academic, investor, environmental, political and media spheres. At last nights awards ceremony (June 16th 2011) SuperHomer Paul Ciniglio from Radian received the prestigious 2011 Ashden Award for Radian Housing Association’s carbon cutting work, including the Radian SuperHome.

Adding to that great news, Radian  also won the gold “Best of the Best” Award. The awards were presented by Kevin McCloud, of Grand Designs fame.  SEA won the Award in 2009 and had pleasure in being a referee for Radian’s submission (not the Best of the Best Award, it was not invented then).  Our congratulations go out to Paul and his CEO Lindsay Todd who has supported Paul in his work.

Update from the Radian Conference

Posted on 24.05.2011

John Doggart and other SuperHomers represented over a third of the speakers at the recent Radian Conference on 20th May.  This sell-out meeting was a fantastic success, and included Chris Huhne the Secretary of State.  Helping him out were SuperHomers Colin Butfield, Paul Ciniglio, Peter Evans (Radian) and Russell Smith as well as Cathy Hough our assessor in the West of England.  During the conference SuperHomes were mentioned with approval by many of the speakers, not just SuperHomers.

SuperHomes are becoming famous!

Women’s Institute joins Climate Week

Posted on 22.02.2011

Join the big week of action on Climate Change – Climate Week – 21st to 27th March 2011
The National Federation of Women’s Institutes are joining this campaign.
Click here to learn what’s going on.