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Advice on making historic homes more energy efficient in Bath

We regularly get asked for general advice on how to make historic, typically Georgian Homes more energy efficient in Bath. Although there is no one answer to everyone’s questions here are some general pointers: The “Warmer Bath: A guide to improving the energy efficiency of traditional homes in the city of Bath” is an excellent starting […]

May 2014 Newsletter

*|MC:SUBJECT|*   Welcome to this month’s Transition happenings in Bath… View this email in your browser May Newsletter New look website! Transition Bath has a brand new website – check it out on www.transitionbath.org and let us know what you think! Find out what we’re up to on the new Group pages. You can also […]

Thermal Imaging: Heat from Radiator seens from outside of Gerogian house

Thermal Image of a Radiator from outside a building

This radiator is visible from outside of Georgian home in Bath before a radiator reflector was installed. This issue is seen on many older homes in Bath which have solid walls which easily conduct heat to the outside world. A radiator reflector can be fitted in 2 minutes for as little of £3 and save […]

Thermal Imaging: Draughty door

Draughts around outside doors

Draughts around outside doors is a common problem in many, particularly older properties Example 1 In this property there are draughts around the bottom and sides of the door, and even a vertical split in the wooden inset panel which was not visible with out the thermal imaging camera. Potential solutions in this case include: Applying […]

Thermal Imaging: Heat from Radiator seens from outside of Gerogian house

Technical Analysis of Radflek’s Radiator Reflectors

Summary It is estimated that by installing £3 of radiator reflector on a radiator on a solid walled house that perhaps £4 in gas can be saved each year. So for a typical house with 5 radiators attached to outside walls this saving could be £20 per year. For better insulated wall constructions the savings […]