OpenHomes +OpenGardens 2015

12 - 13 Sep 2015

8 Oakfield Street

Energy-saving improvements

  • Low-cost improvements
    Low-cost improvements
  • 'Big' insulation works
    'Big' insulation works
  • Glazing
    Glazing
  • Lighting systems and electrical appliances
    Lighting systems and electrical appliances
  • Renewables: electricity
    Renewables: electricity
  • Water management
    Water management
  • Lifestyle change
    Lifestyle change
  • Recommended
    Recommended

Location

8 Oakfield Street
Cheltenham
Gloucestershire
GL50 2UJ

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Opening times

12 - 13 Sep 2015
Sunday 13th September 1030 - 1600

This event has now finished.

Just turn up

House: 19th century Victorian mid-terrace. Double glazing of original wooden sash windows, high level insulation and draft proofing, internal wall insulation, sun-pipe, positive input ventilation, low-energy lighting, natural paints, soundproofing while still retaining original features. Added in 2014: solar PV and Immersun energy recovery converting surplus generated electricity into hot water and stored in 250L heat-store tank.

Garden: Productive organic veg garden with raised beds, rainwater harvesting, lots of pots and hanging baskets. Warre hive bees. 

New in 2015: Insulating wall paper added to external walls - 4mm heat reduction barrier.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Location

8 Oakfield Street
Cheltenham
Gloucestershire
GL50 2UJ

View on map

Opening times

12 - 13 Sep 2015
Sunday 13th September 1030 - 1600

This event has now finished.

Just turn up

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