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This open home visit in a true insight into upgrading older, traditionally-built homes. This Victorian end-terrace house has had a major retrofit to the rigorous Passivhaus standard for ultra-low-energy buildings.
The house super-low net energy use, and the owners will explain how they've achieved it, all while maintaining the original front appearance.
Here are some of the technologies you'll see:
- Mechanical ventilation and heat recovery system (MVHR) with inline heating
- Infrared heating by Far
- Solar PV
- Hot water heat battery by Sunamp PV
- Triple glazing
Things to know before you book
Accessibility: There are steps to the front door, as well as to the first floor and basement (some of which have limited handrail).
During the visit: You'll need to remove your shoes for the visit inside the house.
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This event is part of the Cumbria Green Build & Sustainable Living Festival 2019. Thank you to our headline sponsor: