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SuperHome Open Days agreed for 17 – 25 March 2012

Posted on 29.11.2011

Pioneering owners of some of the UK’s most energy efficient SuperHomes have agreed to host open days between Saturday 17th March and Sunday 25th March 2012 across England and Wales (and now also in Scotland).

The dates coincide with similar open day events in Bath and Bristol – Bath Homes Fit for the Future and the Bristol Green Doors Energy Saving Open Homes Event. Read More…

SuperHome Open day in conjunction with Llanidloes & Area Open House day-November 5th

Posted on 01.11.2011

The Llanidloes Open House events are always very popular, and in a time when energy bills are rising continually more and more people are interested in alternative, cheaper ways of heating and powering their home. Read More…

House & Farm resilience: half a day course

Posted on 20.10.2011

Cottage Farm are holding an open day on Sunday 30th Oct 2011.

Having just been selected as a finalists in the national BBC Food & Farming Awards in the sustainable Farmer of the Year category, the home owners at Cottage Farm are holding one more Open Day this year to show visitors why and how they live and farm with near zero use of fossil fuels. Read More…

SuperHomer appears in The Sunday Telegraph

Posted on 04.10.2011

SuperHomer Averil Stedeford appeared in the Lifestyle section of  last weeks Sunday Telegraph (2/10/2011).  Averil talks about her home and how she became a SuperHomer. Averil also gives advice on her preferred type of insulation and what installations she has put in.

Read the whole article here

Averil’s Superhome page

SuperHome goes on the Market

Posted on 03.10.2011

There are very few chances to buy a home which has already undergone a substantial renovation, this home will use 72% less energy than similar homes in the area- that’s not just saving on carbon emissions, but saving on fuel bills too. Read More…

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

Zero Carbon House-Birmingham: Open to the public-Saturday 10 September

Posted on 05.09.2011

SuperHome Open day in conjunction with Heritage Open day  SATURDAY 10 September 2011 in Birmingham.

This SuperHome will be open from 11am4pm.

There will be talks throughout the day, children of all ages are very welcome. Read More…


Posted on 29.07.2011

The Sustainable Energy Academy has been shortlisted in the Innovation category of The Sustainable Housing Awards 2011, organised by Inside Housing magazine and its sister publication Sustainable Housing. Read More…

View an Eco House Under Construction- July 16th 2011

Posted on 12.07.2011

Eco Houses Under Construction is a new project giving people in the Nottingham area a unique opportunity to visit a SuperHome in the making. During the coming months, experts in different aspects of the project will be brought in to show and discuss the products and methods involved as the work progresses. Read More…

Visit a SuperHome this September

Posted on 08.07.2011

Be sure to visit a SuperHome this September and discover how easy it is to create a warm and comfortable low energy home. The September 2011 Openings are being held in conjunction with Heritage Open days and the Open House London weekend from Thursday 8th to Sunday 25th September. Read More…