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200th SuperHome added as Open Days approach

Posted on 11.08.2015

It’s official: SuperHome 200 has arrived! By reducing their home’s carbon emissions by 62% Sue Roberts and Richard Harding of Wallingford have qualified Glebe House for SuperHome status. SuperHomes are older homes refurbished by their owners for greater comfort, lower bills and far lower carbon emissions – at least 60% lower! Sue and Richard’s beautifully refurbished 1960s property joins the ever-growing network of green homes, 60 of which will open to the public this September as part of SuperHome Open Days. Read More…

Volunteer Project Officer Vacancy

Posted on 04.08.2015

We are currently looking for a volunteer to join us at the National Energy Foundation for three months to help us take SuperHomes to the next level. Based at the National Energy Centre in Milton Keynes, it’s a great opportunity for the right person. Read More…

SuperHomes News Update May 2015

Posted on 28.05.2015

Bookings open for SuperHome Open Days, Sep 2015

Posted on 21.05.2015

Sanya Polescuk is amongst those opening their homes for the first time in September

The excitement is building with 60 SuperHomes now confirmed to open for SuperHome Open Days in September 2015. Read More…

Could Open Homes turn energy efficiency from the fifth to the first fuel?

Posted on 10.02.2015

Andrew Warren reveals how a network of SuperHome open days is helping to inspire carbon-saving improvements. Read More…

Research highlights comfort gains from eco refurbishment

Posted on 12.01.2015

Many interesting findings have emerged from the SuperHomes Research Report 2014. The report brings together feedback from Visitors to SuperHomes, website visitors, enquirers and SuperHome owners. One of the more striking findings is that 95% of SuperHome owners rate the comfort of their homes as Good or Excellent after retrofit, compared with just 8% before retrofit. This suggests that the type of whole house refurbishment that produces a 60% plus carbon saving will usually deliver massively improved comfort levels as well: a win-win situation. Read More…

North London SuperHome Tours continue to March 2015

Posted on 07.01.2015

SuperHomes has teamed up with the Smart Homes scheme to provide SuperHome tours for residents of Haringey, Hackney, Islington, Waltham Forest, Camden and Enfield. Read More…

2014 SuperHomes Video captures excitement of Open Days

Posted on 24.12.2014

SuperHomes was gifted the services of a video producer for three days as a result of winning a Sustainable Energy Europe Award in 2014. The resulting video really captures the excitement of the SuperHome Open Days in September 2014 and features some great contributions from network members old and new. Read More…

Summer Volunteer Project Officer Vacancy

Posted on 21.11.2014

We are currently looking for a volunteer to join us at the National Energy Foundation for three months from June – August 2015 to assist with the coordination and promotion of SuperHome Open Days in September. Based at the National Energy Centre in Milton Keynes, it’s a great opportunity for the right person. Read More…