Talks on building sustainable homes

Energy-saving improvements

  • 'Big' insulation works
    'Big' insulation works
  • Renewables: heat
    Renewables: heat
  • Renewables: electricity
    Renewables: electricity
  • Water management
    Water management
  • Sustainable building materials
    Sustainable building materials
  • Recommended
    Recommended

Location

Christian Science Building, Rax Lane
Bridport
Dorset
DT6 3JJ

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Opening times

22 - 30 Sep 2018
27 September, 7.00 for 7.30
£4.00 or NETS, less if you can't afford it

Just turn up

Talks on Low energy houses

Building a passive house
Sarah Small RIBA, moved into her new house in Weymouth in 2017, only the 90th home in Britain to receive Passive House certification. She will be talking about the building project, and what passive house implies. Her blog is on www.tinyurl.com/y82drzuh


PLUS
Watton Village, Bridport
Plans are underway to build 280 new houses which are affordable for Bridport residents, and are built along sustainable lines using Modcell straw-filled modular panels.  Vince Adams will be explaining this low-cost ecological approach to building. Solar panels, batteries on site, sustainable drainage systems will make these nearly zero energy houses.


PLUS
Near-passive house in Bridport

Sam Wilberforce will outline plans for an eco-build in the centre of town

PLUS
Cohousing in Bridport
53 modular built homes built to AECB Silver Standard - solar roofs, onsite microgrid, heat pumps, rainwater harvesting for vegetable irrigation, SUDS system, travel plans including car share scheme, one car limit per household, onsite food growing and orchard planting, common house with onsite laundry and facility for shared meals, cutting down on food waste and more. 

 

 

Location

Christian Science Building, Rax Lane
Bridport
Dorset
DT6 3JJ

View on map

Opening times

22 - 30 Sep 2018
27 September, 7.00 for 7.30
£4.00 or NETS, less if you can't afford it

Just turn up

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Part of the Green Open Homes network