The SALFORD low-energy house: Learning from our past

Philip Brown, Maria E Burke, Gareth Morris, Peter J Webster

Research output: Book/ReportOther report


The aim of this report gives an overview of a project concerning houses that were built with high thermal capacity in Salford in the 1970’s. This report provides some historical background information; outlines the key design principles of the houses; gives details of the heating system and the performance; the rollout of additional houses built to the same specification and a narrative and analysis of what has happened to the houses thirty years on and how they fare today. The report closes with a consideration of the implications, some questions and observations and thoughts as to the future developments in the area.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherUniversity of Salford
Number of pages19
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2010
Externally publishedYes


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Brown, P., Burke, M. E., Morris, G., & Webster, P. J. (2010). The SALFORD low-energy house: Learning from our past. University of Salford.