Cordata Housing Co-operative, Withington

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
  • Water management
    Water management
  • Sustainable building materials
    Sustainable building materials
  • Lifestyle change
    Lifestyle change

Location

Everett Road
Manchester
Greater Manchester
M20 3EA

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Opening times

29 - 30 Sep 2018
Saturday 29th September, 10am - 4pm - tours on the hour
Please book!

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This house is unique in that it is occupied by a registered co-operative group of 6 people, the purchase and refurbishment funded with a mortgage from Ecology Building Society, proving the viability of developing low energy house refurbishments for groups of people on a rental basis.

The historic building fabric was treated sensitively when designing the refurbishment programme, and the needs of the housing co-op and its members were taken into account.

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Energy efficiency measures installed:

  • Complete envelope insulation: double thickness roof, underfloor, external and internal walls,
  • Double glazed sashes + encapsulated original stained glass
  • LED lights + Eco washing machine and drying cabinet
  • High spec heating - Separate floor-by-floor system
  • Solar hot water tank heating
  • Solar PV 2.4Kw
  • 3000 litre rainwater tank for toilet flushing + low flow rate taps
  • Recycled wood fibre external insulation
  • Leased by a co-operative committed to low waste and shared resources



Cordata think you should visit their home because:
We believe we make a larger overall energy saving, because 6 people live there. We also made use of almost every energy saving method available at the time of the refurbishment, whilst preserving the character of the house. We think we are one of only a few ( or possibly the only) multiple occupancy houses in the country that have had a complete eco refurbishment from the ground up.


Energy saving:

About 40-50% less than an equivalent house


Tours
Saturday 29th September, 10am - 4pm - tours on the hour
Please book!
 

  • Accessibility and travel
  • Nearest public transport: buses to Palatine Road, Burton Road tram
  • Parking on street: free at weekends
  • Accessibility issues: steps at front and rear

Location

Everett Road
Manchester
Greater Manchester
M20 3EA

View on map

Opening times

29 - 30 Sep 2018
Saturday 29th September, 10am - 4pm - tours on the hour
Please book!

Book ahead cordata-goh-2018.eventbrite.co.uk

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