‘Visitors’, in-person or online, really enjoy and appreciate learning about real homes direct from ‘host’ householders, getting honest information and advice, rather than a sales pitch. Hearing your eco-home story, the methods and technologies you used – including triumphs and disasters – help make an inspiring and informative tour. As a result the huge majority of visitors make their own home energy improvements, including big projects. You can make a real difference. See our brief Open Eco Home 2022 report.
In Sept/Oct 2024 we expect to have both online and in-person tours. Tell us your preferences.
We support each host to tell their story and show their home with slides and usually video clips in a one hour Zoom meeting, with audience questions and discussion. take care to protect your privacy. Advantages:
Hosts show booked visitors (usually 8 at a time) around their home (or most of it), telling the story and discussing how it’s sustainable and comfortable. Several tours are given for different groups. Advantages:
We’re looking for hosts of about 10 homes to take part in OEH 2024. We take care to protect your privacy. We’ll ask for details of your home to help us write a 2-sided case study, like these. They’re a great resource for anyone interested to follow-up on what you’ve done.
If you’re interested in being an OEH Host, please contact us to talk it over. Thank you!