West Dorset Open EcoHomes

16 - 24 Sep 2017

Kingswood, West Bexington

Energy-saving improvements

  • Low-cost improvements
    Low-cost improvements
  • Renewables: heat
    Renewables: heat
  • Water management
    Water management
  • Sustainable building materials
    Sustainable building materials
  • Lifestyle change
    Lifestyle change
  • Recommended
    Recommended

Location

Kingswood, Swyre Rd
West Bexington
Dorchester
Dorset
DT2 9DD

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Opening times

16 - 24 Sep 2017
Saturday 16th September 10.00-4.00
Sunday 17th September 10.00-4.00

This event has now finished.

Just turn up

 

7,500 litres rainwater recovery with home made filters supplies most water in house. Solar thermal tubes for heating the water. 12 Volt photovoltaic panel charges batteries to run pumps and supply LED lighting.

 

The building is insulated to a high standard and heated mainly with free wood.

 

Productive garden with compost bays, wormery and bees. Compost toilet.

 

Van converted into  Eco camper, running on LPG with roof solar panels. Most materials used are recycled and reused.

 

Kingswood is rented so Eco alterations may be removed if necessary.

 

Location

Kingswood, Swyre Rd
West Bexington
Dorchester
Dorset
DT2 9DD

View on map

Opening times

16 - 24 Sep 2017
Saturday 16th September 10.00-4.00
Sunday 17th September 10.00-4.00

This event has now finished.

Just turn up

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