Broomfield Road - Newport

Energy-saving improvements

  • 'Big' insulation works
    'Big' insulation works
  • Glazing
    Glazing
  • Lighting systems and electrical appliances
    Lighting systems and electrical appliances
  • High spec heating
    High spec heating
  • Renewables: heat
    Renewables: heat
  • Renewables: electricity
    Renewables: electricity

Location

Broomfield Road
Newport
Telford And Wrekin
TF10 7PW

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Property details: Solid wall construction in brick for original house built to Thomas Telford’s design in 1834.

 

What changes have been made? Extensions  1984 and 2016 brick cavity walls with rock wool infill. We demolished a poorly constructed, ugly turn of the century flat-roofed extension which leaked. The Thomas Telford house had been extended to give a 2nd bedroom in the 1880s and again in 1984, access to which was made by partitioning off a corridor through the bedrooms. A corridor and bathroom were added on the opposite side of the house in a similar style in 2016.

We removed all the plaster from the solid walls and insulated them with 40 and 60mm thick woodfibre insulation, plastered with lime plaster to maintain breathability. The loft was insulated with 270mm fibreglass.

The floors were dug up and underfloor heating installed, with screed on top of 100mm rigid foam insulation on concrete. Under the 3 suspended floors 50mm rigid foam was fitted between the joists. Temperature controls are in each room.

PV panels were installed on the roof generating 3.9kWp. Diverter switch heats our hot water .

A NIBE air source heat pump was installed with storage tanks and controls in our small cellar. We also fitted a mechanical ventilation heat recovery system. 2 Solar Spot light tubes were fitted in a cloakroom and hall where it was not possible to fit windows.

 

Lastly a wood burning stove by Chilli Penguin which has a small oven in the top was put in the dining room

 

 

Access/parking: limited parking on our property and some local parking in nearby


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Location

Broomfield Road
Newport
Telford And Wrekin
TF10 7PW

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Opening times

Opening times: 10 am to 4pm

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