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    The SuperHomes network builds on the enthusiasm of these pioneers of eco-refurbishment to bring you inspiration for successful sustainable refurbishment to improve your home’s energy rating and comfort. Behind each retrofit are people with the passion and commitment to create a positive change for the benefit of our planet and their own health and comfort. The SuperHomes rating scheme offers recognition and acknowledgement of their efforts.

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    Visit properties refurbished for energy efficiency around the country in September

    Gordon Glass 06-Aug-2016

    SuperHome Open Days this September promise to be extra exciting with at least six recently refurbished homes opening to the public for the first time. Around 50 pioneering households are preparing to open their doors across the UK. Read more

    Retrofitting existing houses for energy efficiency: learn how at ‘open house’ events around the country

    Gordon Glass 06-Dec-2015

    The UK’s Federation of Open Home Networks believes the homes of the future will necessarily be dramatically improved older homes. Our homes accounted for 22% of the UK’s greenhouse gas emissions in 2014. Read more

    No roof space? Build a solar pergola; you can visit this home to see how they did it

    Gordon Glass 13-Aug-2015

    Visit the Home with the Solar Pergola. Ever since completing an A-level Physics project in upper school Neil Kennedy dreamed of creating an eco-home. In 2008 major renovations began on the Tring property that he and his wife and three children call home. Read more

    Here’s how you can visit ‘superhomes’ – old houses that have been refurbished for energy efficiency

    Gordon Glass 13-Aug-2014

    ‘Superhomes’ is a project run by our old friends at the National Energy Foundation. In September there are open houses all over the country that you can visit to see what kinds of improvements the owners have made Read more

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