A great opportunity! Rod and Jane will show you their very eco detached wooden frame bungalow at beautiful Roeburndale near Wray. They can also discuss their other buildings on the farm - this includes passive solar, sheeps wool insulation, a log cabin, off-grid electricity, proven windturbine and PV system and an exploration of Micro hydro.
The bungalow was built 1948, rebuilt 1967, and 2 rooms were added and the whole house insulated 2009-2012. You can read about the many energy efficiency measures at www.roeburnscarholidaycottage.co.uk/eco-build-and-green-policy.html
New insulation warmcell, added roof, under floor and in walls with extending the cladding of older house.
Part new build with high insulation spec using I beams, Part rebuild using innovative Peter Post.
Log gasifying boiler, solar thermal panels for hot water, accumulator tank, wading through the RHI process with meter problems. These provide hot water and heating from their own wood.
One window triple glazed with removable perspex.
Added porches and care over sealing doors from draughts.
All paints and cleaning products are ecofriendly,
Beautiful wooden doors from their own timber.
All electric comes from renewables.
Rod will also be holding a free 'Introduction to Permaculture' course on Saturday 22 March 10.30
to 4 pm. Booking and details of this and other courses at
Please don't use satnav as you will end up in the wrong place! For the location see the website www.roeburnscarholidaycottage.co.uk/location.html