Open Eco Homes is a project of Cambridge Carbon Footprint (registered charity no. 1127376), and as a charity we depend on the generosity of volunteers and donors.

Our Hosts and Volunteers

Thank you so much to past and present hosts and other volunteers, who work so hard to inspire and inform Open Eco Home visitors.

If you would like to volunteer please contact

2022 Open Eco Homes Funders and Sponsors

We also want to thank our funders, sponsors and donors whose financial support enables the whole Open Eco Homes project

Our supportive City Council have helped fund Open Eco Homes over many years as part of their wider vision for the city to be net zero carbon by 2030.

Cambridge Forum for the Construction Industry promotes a wider understanding and appreciation of the construction industry, with great events. They support OEH through their Grant Scheme.

From small beginnings in off-grid systems, Midsummer have grown into one of the UK’s largest distributors of solar PV, battery systems, EV chargers and heat pumps. Proud to be voted Solar and Storage UK ‘Distributor of the Year’ in 2020.

Dedicated to building a greener society by providing mortgages for properties and projects that respect the environment and support sustainable communities, funded through our range of simple, transparent savings accounts.

An award-winning architectural practice based in Cambridge, with outstanding work on previous Open Eco Homes, like Ian Collins’ house, Marmalade Lane and Mark Brinkley’s House  

Architect and Retrofit Coordinator, providing PAS 2035 Whole House plans, with PassivHaus Planning Package modelling, to evaluate:  retrofit options (Improvement Option Evaluations) and phasing of measures in terms of cost and logistics (Medium-Term Improvement Plans). AECB CarbonLite Retrofit qualified

Our emphasis is on sustainability in all types of work from green buildings, including new buildings and recycling buildings for a carbon neutral future, to historic building and conservation work.

We’re always happy to hear from potential new sponsors and funders who’d like to support Open Eco Homes. We offer contact with thousands of local people interested in low-energy homes, plus publicity and opportunities to participate. Please contact Tom Bragg: