The Solar House wins Building Excellence Award

The Solar House wins Building Excellence Award

An innovative Leicestershire eco-house built by Caplin Homes has won the top accolade at the LABC East Midlands Building Excellence Awards. The Solar House in Great Glen saw off strong competition from buildings across the region to be named Best Individual New Home,...
Papercut Media: Aerial Filming at the Solar House

Papercut Media: Aerial Filming at the Solar House

This week Harry and Tom from Papercut Media have been down to visit the Solar House. With them, they bought their Hexacopter and mounted cameras, to capture aerial video and photographs of the house. We had fantastic weather on the day; consistent sunshine and minimal...
Solar House on course for Zero Carbon status

Solar House on course for Zero Carbon status

An innovative building project by Leicestershire house builder Caplin Homes has taken the first step towards becoming the UK’s first fully-solar powered home, achieving the top rating in an official energy efficiency survey. The Solar House in Great Glen has been...
In the News – Press and Radio Appearances

In the News – Press and Radio Appearances

Michael Goddard, and De Montfort University’s Dr. Andrew Wright, were invited to join Ben Jackson on his BBC Radio Leicester slot yesterday to discuss the new Solar House. Michael also spoke in a segment on Harborough FM. Article’s about the project were...