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Energise Bus Tour

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Hulme Community Garden Centre

28 Old Birley Street

Manchester

M15 5RG

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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!

This event is a part of the Energise Weekender including Energise Festival on 1st April 2017 and Energise Open Homes which will feature eco-homes open all weekend.

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