Penryn property with PV and storage

Energy-saving improvements

  • Low-cost improvements
    Low-cost improvements
  • 'Big' insulation works
    'Big' insulation works
  • Glazing
    Glazing
  • Renewables: heat
    Renewables: heat
  • Renewables: electricity
    Renewables: electricity
  • Lifestyle change
    Lifestyle change
  • Recommended
    Recommended

Location

Potters Meadow, Kernick Road
Penryn
Cornwall And Isles Of Scilly
TR10 8NN

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Opening times

5 - 11 Oct 2015
This property is open on Monday 5th, Wednesday 7th and Friday 9th from 10:30am until 4:00pm.

The host at this property is happy for people to turn up without an appointment. If you do have any queries in advance of your visit please email richardhopper@btinternet.com

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This fantastic Green Open Home in Penryn has a range of features including:

  • Reduction of electrical power demand
  • Switch of electric to thermal showers
  • Daily meter readings log
  • Weekly web logging of meter readings with analytics
  • Reduction of heat demand
  • Loft insulation
  • Cavity wall insulation
  • Double glazing
  • Control of heat usage
  • Two-zone heating control, plus DHW
  • Digital programmable thermostat
  • Radiator thermostats
  • Renewable generation: heat
  • Solar Thermal heating for domestic hot water
  • Renewable generation: electricity
  • Solar PV (3.8kWp)
  • Battery Storage to improve utilisation of generated power and reduction of imported power

See the following link for more information:

http://ecochurchsouthwest.org.uk/2015/06/01/storage-of-solar-power-using-a-w
attstor-energy-storage-system/

The hosts are also considering the following measures for the future:

  • External insulation/cladding
  • Air-source heat pump to replace natural gas
  • Rainwater harvesting.

Location

Potters Meadow, Kernick Road
Penryn
Cornwall And Isles Of Scilly
TR10 8NN

View on map

Opening times

5 - 11 Oct 2015
This property is open on Monday 5th, Wednesday 7th and Friday 9th from 10:30am until 4:00pm.

The host at this property is happy for people to turn up without an appointment. If you do have any queries in advance of your visit please email richardhopper@btinternet.com

This event has now finished.

Just turn up

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