West Dorset Open EcoHomes

10 - 18 Sep 2016

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

10 - 18 Sep 2016
Sunday 18th September 10.00-4.00

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6000 litres rainwater recovery, with home-made filter, supplies all water in house except kitchen and bathroom cold taps. Solar thermal tubes with 12 Volt photovoltaic panel to run pumps and charge batteries. Productive garden with compost heap and wormery. Compost toilet.

Van converted to Eco-camper with solar panels on roof. Electric scooter and photovoltaic panels to charge it in progress. Arnold and Ro use recycled and recovered materials to build at minimum cost.

This is a rented property so all can be dismantled when the tenant moves. West Bexington is on the World Heritage Jurassic coast, with Chesil Beach at the end of the road.

Location

Kingswood, Swyre Rd
West Bexington
Dorchester
Dorset
DT2 9DD

View on map

Opening times

10 - 18 Sep 2016
Sunday 18th September 10.00-4.00

This event has now finished.

Just turn up

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