Green Open Doors

green open doors



Brackenhurst is a 4 bedroom detached timber frame contemporary house completed in 2013 to PassivHaus standards.  The building is highly thermally efficient with walls, floors and roof insulated and triple glazing installed.  A 4400L rainwater harvesting tank provides water for toilets and washing machine.  A range of technologies provide heat, hot water and electricity resulting in the property being almost self-sufficient.


  • Insulation (roof, walls, floors)
  • Triple glazing
  • Rainwater harvesting
  • Energy efficient lighting
  • Solar PV
  • Solar Thermal
  • Biomass
  • Woodburning stove
  • Ventilation system
  • Reed bed effluent treatment
  • Sedum roof

  1. Green Open Doors
  2. Video tours
  3. Avon Tyrrell
  4. Cowley Road
  5. Ipley Manor
  6. Efford Mill
  7. Wynford
  8. Brackenhurst (you are here)
  9. Woodcutters
  10. Ferny Crofts
  11. Willow Avenue
  12. Seymour Road
  13. Woodruff Cottage
  14. Downton Green Energy Day


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