When we started planning and recruiting homes for this year’s event we looked forward to a number of householders opening up and being able to demystify the Green Deal to visitors. In February we welcomed retrofitters who had approached and funded their home improvements through the scheme and wanted to share their stories at our next event. We created new fields in our new DECC funded database accordingly.
On 26-27 September 2015, Bristol Green Doors will give you the chance to get inside thirty-two of Bristol's greenest homes. From small DIY tweaks to enormous self-build projects, there's something to inspire all of us make our homes cheaper to heat and kinder to the environment. Here's just a snapshot of what to expect.
A lot has happened since our last newsletter!
One of the world's first commercially available straw bale homes will open for Bristol Green Doors 2015. I met with owner, Finlay White, to have a look around and find out if straw could be a green solution to the housing crisis.
We all want our house to be more energy efficient and comfortable to live in. Here, Jack gives an overview of five cheap and easy measures for casual DIYers to get started on improving their homes.
Bristol Green Doors is once again teaming up with SuperHomes to give you the chance to explore these four amazing low carbon homes, opening to the public during our September open homes event. SuperHomes are homes renovated to reduce carbon by at least 60%, so expect a wide range of measures and very knowledgable householders to answer all your retrofitting questions and encourage you on the way to your own green projects! We introduce them here:
Do you live in South Bristol? Do you want to learn more about how you could make your home warmer, more comfortable and better for the environment? This year we have five inspiring homes opening up as part of Bristol Green Doors in September. Including these three brand new houses for 2015. We hope to see you at one of them on 26-27 September.
Here at Bristol Green Doors towers we're super excited to send the map booklet off to print. It's now available for download as a PDF (7mb) from our website. Printed copies will be available all over the city very soon and we'll post a list of where to get one as soon as they're released.
View and download the map - and start planning your event!
What's new inside and outside the Bristol Green Doors office this summer