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Abergeldie Road, Aberdeen

A project to improve the energy efficiency of a traditional two storey, three bedroom Aberdeen granite house during redecoration, over a period of six years, has reduced the annual energy bill by 40%.


The owner of this 1890's granite house in Aberdeen has made a variety of energy saving measures whilst carrying out other decorative refurbishment work to their home.

The work included:

  • replacement of doors and windows
  • extensive sealing of doors, skirting boards, and holes in room linings
  • replacement of some lath and plaster with insulation board
  • additional insulation in the loft, roof combs and under the ground floor
  • the replacement of an open coal fire with a multi-fuel stove.

Details of the work undertaken can be viewed in the case study download, and in the document 'Building Refurbishment' written by the homeowner.


Building Refurbishment - a full report of the project by homeowner Bob Pringle

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