08 Apr '11, 6am

Low carbon home goes on show in Leamington: Janet Alty has slowly invested in energy saving features and renewab...

After years of green home improvements , a Victorian property in Leamington opened up to visitors last weekend (April 2nd) to show off its low carbon features. Janet Alty has slowly invested in energy saving features and renewable energy systems. It has a solar water heater, 14 solar panels and a small wind turbine , as well as large amounts of insulation and draft-proofing. Before any renewable energy features were installed, the efficiency of the house was improved by 61 per cent through the use of insulation and a condensing boiler , she told the Leamington Observer. Ms Alty opened her home to visitors in the hope that other people might pick up tips on how to save energy . Giving advice to homeowners she told the news provider: "The first job is to reduce your consumption down to the bone. "Decorating your house with 'eco-bling' will not work unless you already have do...

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