Come along for the ride on this guided bus tour of eco-homes.
- See energy efficient homes up close
- Meet people who have transformed their houses and hear how they did it
- Meet and network with other people in your area
Departs 11:30am Hulme Community Garden Centre, 28 Old Birley Street, Manchester M15 5RG
Returns 4:00pm to Hulme Community Garden Centre
1st stop: Cordata Housing Co-operative, Withington.
The eco-retrofit includes high performance wall insulation, solar PV, central heating system with per-floor controls and solar thermal collector, rainwater harvesting system for WC flushing, heat recovery ventilation in bathrooms and kitchen, eco-friendly washing and drying machines.
2nd stop: Andy and Sue's 40 year project, Rossendale
See the results of a 40 year project - started May 1977. Andy will present the changes made with photos, discussing what worked and what didn’t, and what remains to be done. An holistic approach to energy – not just fabric. Key features include: air source heat pump, extensive insulation and solar PV.
See a video of Andy's project here: vimeo.com/141839598
*Bring a packed lunch to eat on the way to Andy's*
Book early, limited spaces on the tour!