1970s house

Hockerton houseThis five bedroom home has a highly efficient condensing boiler, but was found to have uninsulated cavity walls which means that heat is quickly lost.

The energy advice also found that more insulation in the loft would also have a big impact on heat retention and keeping residents warm.

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Please note that payback periods corresponded to energy prices and available subsidies for energy saving measures in 2012.

Retrofit for the Future and the missed opportunity of offsite renewable energy

If this property’s share in our community-owned wind turbine were taken into account, it would have the lowest energy use and CO2 emissions of all properties in the recent Government-backed Retrofit Revealed report. The Government’s Technology Strategy Board (TSB) funded the Retrofit for the […]