Sunday, 27 March 2011 - 11:00am to 5:00pm

Rob and Sue Veck's 1970s house at 8 Piping Close, Colden Common, has been renovated to achieve an 80% reduction in CO2.

Features: Insulation and draughproofing - superinsulation in walls, roof, ceilings and floor; Windows - Triple glazing; Ventilation heat recovery; Condensing gas boiler; Solar hot water; 3.85kWp PV System; Low energy lighting; Water saving devices; Wood burning stove

When? Sunday 27 March 10am-noon; 1pm-4pm. A tour of the house will give you an idea how this has been achieved and what you can do in your own home. See http://www.superhomes.org.uk/superhomes/winchester-colden-common-piping-close/ and www.greenhomediary.com

Where? Go to http://maps.google.co.uk/ and type "8 piping close". There are buses from Winchester - Bluestar E3 and Stagecoach X69.