Maudlyn Park

Energy-saving improvements

  • Low-cost improvements
    Low-cost improvements
  • Glazing
    Glazing
  • Lighting systems and electrical appliances
    Lighting systems and electrical appliances
  • Renewables: electricity
    Renewables: electricity
  • Water management
    Water management
  • Lifestyle change
    Lifestyle change
  • Recommended
    Recommended

Location

High Beech, Maudlyn Park
Bramber
Steyning
West Sussex
BN44 3PS

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Opening times

27 Apr 2014
Sunday 27th April 10am-1pm / 2-5pm

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Di and Mike have a simple philosophy of avoiding waste, which has led them to try and make their house as efficient as possible, within reasonable economic constraints.
They were both brought up to avoid waste and have steadily improved their house, with cavity wall insulation, new double glazing and good levels of loft insulation. They also took the advantage of re-insulating a flat roof from above, when the felting had to be renewed.
Lighting has also been tackled, using CFLs initially, but more recently LEDs. Mike is also involved in the Power Rangers initiative, which involves lending monitoring equipment to householders, to enable them to appreciate the electrical energy used by items of equipment and track down waste.
By adopting common sense measures, they have cut their total CO2 emissions by over 75% versus the norm for UK housing.
The last obvious target is the non condensing boiler, which is still wasting lots of gas, but its days are numbered.

Read the full case study here:
www.ecoopenhouses.org/media/EOH2014-casestudy-MaudlynPark.pdf

Buses: 2A service runs once an hour from Rottingdean to Steyning, via Brighton and Shoreham. Full details here bh.buscms.com/brightonbuses/uploadedfiles/tt2-150913.pdf
Nearest train: Shoreham-by-sea.
Bike: via Route 2 and the Downslink www.westsussex.gov.uk/downslink

Location

High Beech, Maudlyn Park
Bramber
Steyning
West Sussex
BN44 3PS

View on map

Opening times

27 Apr 2014
Sunday 27th April 10am-1pm / 2-5pm

This event has now finished.

Just turn up

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