West Cornwall Green Open Homes

2 - 4 Oct 2015

This October WCCR is running our second Green Open Homes event across West Cornwall with local people who have installed energy efficiency or renewable energy improvements opening their homes to the public to share their experiences with others. From small-scale wind turbines to home charge points for your electric vehicle and from insulation measures solar PV, we have a range of green improvements on show across our Green Open Homes and knowledgeable and friendly hosts who can explain how they have helped them save money and reduce their environmental impact.

8 homes

Energy-saving improvements key

  • Low-cost improvements
    Low-cost improvements
  • 'Big' insulation works
    'Big' insulation works
  • Glazing
  • Lighting systems and electrical appliances
    Lighting systems and electrical appliances
  • High spec heating
    High spec heating
  • Renewables: heat
    Renewables: heat
  • Renewables: electricity
    Renewables: electricity
  • Water management
    Water management
  • Sustainable building materials
    Sustainable building materials
  • Lifestyle change
    Lifestyle change
  • Recommended

Please note that this event has now finished.


West Cornwall Community Renewables (WCCR) is a new social enterprise that aims to empower the community of West Cornwall in the move towards greater energy self-sufficiency through the use of renewable energy sources, working to give power back to the community.

The West Cornwall Green Open Homes programme will feature a range property types of energy improvements, from easy to install measures such as loft insulation to full eco-retrofits with the aim of providing all residents living in a range of property types who interested in making low carbon improvements useful and practical support, delivered through real-life examples.

As well as energy efficiency and renewable energy measures the programme will look to, where possible, showcase other low-carbon improvements including EV home charge points, water saving measures and other sustainable lifestyle changes.

Get in touch / find out more

If you are interested in taking part as a Green Open Homes Host or would like to arrange to visit one of our Green Open Homes please contact Rob Pickering at West Cornwall Community Renewables on 0800 772 3687 or email info@wc-cr.co.uk



Part of the Green Open Homes network