Brief: Modernise an old-fashioned house. Upgrade sustainability rating including the heating systems and insulation. Create a large open-plan kitchen with long garden views. Rearrange the internal spaces, provide a new entrance porch and look to the front and rear of the house.
Outcome: The energy efficiency measures will go from a E rated to a B rated home. Measures include external insulation behind render and cladding, new windows, air-source heat pump and pressurised-hotwater tank connected to the PV panels and batteries.
The opening up of the rear facing kitchen and dinning rooms, with a small extension, flat roof and large floor to ceiling sliding glass doors. The arrangement will provide fantastic out look of the large garden, light and space, whilst helping to change the appearance of the rear of the house. The house was also modified to include double height hall and stair, crittal glass door to the kitchen give garden views from entering front door.