Combe Down Green Open Homes

22 Sep 2018

Sustainability begins at home! Combe Down residents are opening their homes on Saturday 22nd September to show energy efficiency methods you can do in your own home. Come and see all kinds of insulation, draught proofing, renewable electricity and heating, eco plasters, paints and more, and hear how to go about it.

3 homes

Energy-saving improvements key

  • Low-cost improvements
    Low-cost improvements
  • 'Big' insulation works
    'Big' insulation works
  • Glazing
  • Lighting systems and electrical appliances
    Lighting systems and electrical appliances
  • High spec heating
    High spec heating
  • Renewables: heat
    Renewables: heat
  • Renewables: electricity
    Renewables: electricity
  • Water management
    Water management
  • Sustainable building materials
    Sustainable building materials
  • Lifestyle change
    Lifestyle change
  • Recommended


6 green homes are opening their doors for a day in Combe Down and Odd Down. Look around and hear from the home owners how they approached the challenge of making their homes warmer, free from damp, cheaper to run and with lower carbon emissions. The event includes old solid walled houses, 1920s and 1950s cavity walled houses and modern state-of-the-art zero carbon houses. Click through to read descriptions of each home on the website, listing the energy efficiency measures of each house and the visiting arrangements. Use the summary and map of the trail to plan your day.

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Part of the Green Open Homes network