Project DetailsProperty: A 480m2 conversion of a milk shed
Location: Scraptoft, Leicestershire
The developers: Onsen Homes and Staniforth Architects wanted to convert the derelict barn – part of the Hall Farm Barns development on the edge of Scraptoft village – to the highest possible specification. The conversion had to be energy efficient with near zero utility costs and incorporate air source heat pump and solar thermal technology.
Previous heating: None
Technology: Two Stiebel Eltron WPL 20 air source heat pumps and associated cylinders together with Stiebel’s SOL 27 Solar Thermal Panels.
Technical Specs.Load required: 24kW
Electrical energy required: 13,956kW per hour, per annum