The Merchant's House

Energy-saving improvements

  • Low-cost improvements
    Low-cost improvements
  • Sustainable building materials
    Sustainable building materials
  • Lifestyle change
    Lifestyle change

Location

10 Town Quay, The Plains
Totnes
Devon
TQ9 5DW

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Opening times

14 - 16 Oct 2016
Saturday 10am-1pm only

This event has now finished.

Just turn up

The Merchant’s House is good example of how simple, low-cost draught busting measures can improve the energy efficiency of an old listed building. Following an energy audit including an air pressure test with a thermal imaging camera, its windows were draught proofed, a chimney balloon was installed and an old stone pipe which led to an outside vent was filled with sheep’s wool insulation. The small loft space has been insulated with warmcel insulation (made from recycled newspaper).

To find the Merchant’s House, locate gate between Marchand Petit (the estate agent) and Clarity Financial Services. If the gate is ajar, pull it open. If it is locked please ring 01803 840 306. Go up the stairs and walk towards the back of the building. The second on the left is the door to the Merchant’s House. It is black and clearly marked.

Features: energy conservation measures, natural insulation, draught-proofing

 

 

 

Location

10 Town Quay, The Plains
Totnes
Devon
TQ9 5DW

View on map

Opening times

14 - 16 Oct 2016
Saturday 10am-1pm only

This event has now finished.

Just turn up

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