Eco retrofit Victorian House / infrared

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Eco retrofit Victorian House / infrared

Postby Shaftesburymum » Mon Oct 25, 2021 2:10 pm


We are starting a house refurb in Jan (loft conversion, new kitchen, windows, flooring) and we're keen to do what we can to make it energy efficient, low carbon, and to use sustainable materials.

One option we're looking at is infrared heating. It seems more popular in Europe than here. I'd be interested to know if anyone has any experience of either panels or wall films, such as this:

We looked at an air source heat pump but don't have space for a water tank.

We're insulating where we can but do not have the space to loose to internal wall insulation throughout the house. We like the option of using Spacetherm wall board instead of plaster board. Again is anyone has experience wit this, I'd love to know. ... rd-bristol

For flooring, we're looking to use a Haro cork composite which looks great, and is sustainable, but again quite an unknown in terms of durability. ... oring.html

I'd love to hear from anyone who has worked on a similar project, I don't really have budget for professional advice. The price has already gone up a lot, due to Brexit!


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