Past Events

Saturday, May 9, 2015 -
14:00 to 17:00
£0-£20 depending on status
Hockerton Housing Project
Gables Drive
Hockerton, Southwell
Nottinghamshire
NG25 0QU
United Kingdom
Saturday, May 9, 2015 -
11:00 to 15:30
Guided tours of seven eco-homes which demonstrates sustainable building design and zero/low carbon technologies. The homes are all used for research purposes by the University of Nottingham but some are also lived in as real homes.
Department of Architecture and Built Environment and Eco-Houses
University Park
Nottingham
NG7 2QL
United Kingdom
Saturday, May 9, 2015 -
10:00 to 16:00

This traditional stone built house has been extensively extended and sustainably improved, aiming to be as near as possible zero carbon.

It was built in approximately 1760 with three extensions added in 1950s, 1970s and 2008.

Taylor’s Lane
Ashleyhay
Wirksworth
Derbyshire
DE4 4AH
United Kingdom
Saturday, May 9, 2015 -
10:00 to 17:00

A Derbyshire gritsone two-up-two down detached house built in 1860 with extensions added in the 90's and 00's. The house has stone & rubble walls and a small conservatory.

2 Malthouse Lane
Nether Heage
Belper
Derbyshire
DE56 2AS
United Kingdom
Saturday, April 25, 2015 -
10:00 to 16:00

 Hear about the options available to add solar energy technoloiges to building projects at home. 

Derbyshire Eco Centre
Porter Lane
Middleton-by-Wirksworth
Derbyshire
DE4 4LS
United Kingdom
Sunday, May 18, 2014 -
14:30 to 17:30

A detached Edwardian home (with a 1970' extension) in a conservation area. The owners have installed a number of both low and high tech measures, including both cheap and more expensive measures:

Elm Avenue, Beeston
Nottingham
Nottinghamshire
NG9
United Kingdom
Sunday, May 18, 2014 -
14:00 to 16:00

Springwoods
Thornhill
Bamford
Hope Valley
S33 0BR
United Kingdom
Sunday, May 18, 2014 -
14:00 to 15:30

An Edwardian bungalow loft conversion and whole-house ultra low energy refurb. This project is in progress and many interesting features will be still visible. Project resumed after 5 year hiatus allowing the latest thinking to be applied.

Charnock Avenue
Nottingham
Nottinghamshire
NG8 1AE
United Kingdom
Sunday, May 18, 2014 -
13:00 to 15:00

Torrs Hydro is a community-owned hydro-electric plant. Clean, green energy is generated by river water flowing through our reverse Archimedes screw “Archie” and sold to the local Co-op supermarket. The project is owned by 230 shareholders.

Torrs Riverside Park
New Mills
Derbyshire
SK22
United Kingdom
Sunday, May 18, 2014 -
10:30 to 12:30

Springwoods
Thornhill
Bamford
Hope Valley
S33 0BR
United Kingdom

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