Energy Saving Case Study 9
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House Age: Post War (1940 - 1970)
Energy Saving Improvement 1
Energy Saving Improvement 2
Contractor: Phoenix Windows Ltd
Description: A Rated windows
Energy Saving Improvements Details
The original bungalow was built in the 1950s and has 2 later extensions including a loft conversion.
It is fully insulated with loft and cavity wall insulation and some retro-fitted ground floor insulation fitted by the owners.
All of the windows are double glazed with the later ones being A rated.
Photo voltaic panels have been fitted on the south facing roof capable of generating up to 2.95kWp. These were fitted as part of a renewable energy scheme organised by a local environmental community group.
80% of the lights are low energy CFLs.
An energy performance certificate (EPC) was carried out putting the house in band C with a rating of SAP72 producing 5.3tCO2 annually.