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Our standard ECO Solutions package can be applied to all our lodges and park homes and consists of: 

Intelligent heating controls via a load compensating thermostat that enables the boiler to match its heat output with the heat requirement of the home and includes the ability to programme the heating system on a 7 day / 24 hour basis. This, in conjunction with faster acting thermostatic radiator valves and improved pipework insulation allows you to have more control over your heating system and save significantly on gas consumption.

Energy efficient LED lighting to all ceiling mounted light fittings. A significant 96% energy saving compared to halogen bulbs is achieved by these LED fittings. They also have a life expectancy of 20 years based on a 6 hour per day usage. Please note that the style of light fitting may need to change to accommodate the LED bulbs.

High specification windows and doors - we have manufactured our own windows and doors in PVCu for over 30 years. These low E windows and doors are constructed to full domestic quality and are often used by our trade customers as they meet the standards required by building regulations. This part of our options pack replaces windows and fully glazed doors with those that provide an additional and considerable energy saving. Windows and glazed doors are the greatest areas of heat loss on any home and this option reduces their heat loss by a further 27%. We are also able to manufacture triple glazed windows and doors to give even greater energy saving and additionally provide an improvement in sound reduction.

Reduced water consumption dishwasher - all our kitchen appliances are 'A' rated and above, if you have specified an integrated dishwasher in your home we will upgrade this to a superior model that uses even less energy and water. Each full load wash cycle will reduce water consumption by 33% (5 litres). There is also a half load feature. You may wish to consider a smaller dishwasher with fewer place settings that will use even less energy and water.

Bespoke ECO solutions:

Rainwater Harvesting - This option provides recycled rainwater for use in flushing WCs, domestic laundry via your washing machine, garden watering and vehicle washing.

Clearly Hybrid - In partnership with our nominated boiler supplier we are now able to offer an integrated air source heat pump / combination boiler package. 'Glow-worm Clearly Hybrid' system cleverly calculates the heating requirements of your home and uses the cheapest energy source.

Biomass / pellet burner - Considerable advances have been made in biomass heating technology and this can now be part of your bespoke home. It is derived from trees or crops which absorb carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere whilst growing; this cancels out those produced by combustion.

Air to water heat pumps - The pump will be located outside your home and will convert heat from the air to hot water which, via a high efficiency twin coil cylinder sited inside your home, transfers this heat to the radiators and hot taps in your home.

Combined heat and power gas boiler (micro CHP) - CHP is the process of generating useful heat and electric power from a single energy source. We can install an 'A' rated micro CHP boiler in your home that does this. Both natural gas and LPG versions are available and work in conjunction with a cylinder to store the hot water.

Solar photovoltaic panels - We can install PV panel tiles on the roof during construction of your home. These panels convert light into electricity which can be used in your home or, via the DC-AC inverter router and meter; any excess electricity generated may be exported (sold) to your energy supplier.

Solar water heating - We offer either flat plate or evacuated tube solar water heating panels in conjunction with a high efficiency cylinder and 'A' rated gas system boiler. Even when there is no direct sunlight these panels absorb daylight and convert it to useful hot water; considerably reducing the demand on the gas boiler.

Ground source heat pump - This system works in a very similar way to the air source heat pump but takes heat from the ground. This is not a system for consideration on a normal plot unless the site can accommodate a vertical ground loop collector.

To discuss these options further, please contact us on 0845 257 0400 or email info@wessexparkhomes.co.uk.

Please note: It is necessary for your home to be designed to have a southerly roof elevation to suit these packages and we would need to work in conjunction with your chosen park operator to determine the total cost of installation.