87 Reports

LondonBuilding Performance of High Density Apartments: Andre Street, London

This report details the findings of Phase 1 of the project at Andre Street, a 4-storey development by A2Dominion (A2D) consisting of 23 flats plus office/retail space. Two flats have been investigated. The investigation showed that the build quality...
  • Domestic
  • Mixed tenure

LondonBirchway Eco Community

The Birchway scheme in Middlesex, comprises 24 apartments in five two-storey blocks. The buildings were handed over to the client, a Housing Association, in November 2009. The type of tenure is affordable rent. The buildings were constructed to relatively...
  • Domestic
  • Private rent

South WestCode Level 5 Homes: Lyndhurst Crescent, Swindon

The Lyndhurst Crescent project is a social housing scheme intended to provide an innovative approach to affordable mixed tenure housing design, procurement and finance, with large scale delivery potentials. It consists of 13 council houses built to Code...
  • Domestic
  • Social rent

WalesFuture Works Passivhaus

These two homes built in Ebbw Vale, South Wales, were designed to achieve exemplary energy use. They were conceived as prototypes to show that it is possible to build social housing that meets the demanding Passivhaus standard. It is among the first low...
  • Domestic
  • Social rent

LondonBuilding Performance of High Density Apartments: Andre Street, London

The in use Phase 2) study of the Andre Street scheme shows that this Code 3 development is not meeting the designed performance standards and therefore is not delivering the expected carbon savings. The initial good air tightness is undermined by increased...
  • Domestic
  • Mixed tenure

Yorkshire & HumberCross Lane Development, Barnsley

This is a traditional designed and procured development that meets Level 4 of the Code for Sustainable Homes. The properties are predominantly off-site manufactured and assembled on site. Thermal mass considerations have being taken into account through...
  • Domestic
  • Mixed tenure

East MidlandsAdvanced Control on Code 4 properties with heat pumps

The project features seven properties to form the basis of the study under-construction / early occupancy. The properties consist of a mix of built forms and construction standards. Two, Part L (2006) standard, 3 bedroom, semi-detached properties heated...
  • Domestic
  • Mixed tenure

LondonCamden Passivhaus

This two-storey dwelling north London was completed at the end of 2010. It was designed to meet Passivhaus standards and ike other passivhaus homes, it has mechanical ventilation with heat recovery, extremely good insulation and airtightness, high performance...
  • Domestic
  • Private

South WestEstover Community College

The BPE study of Estover College found that overall the new the school campus is very successful in delivering its primary function of providing facilities and an environment conducive to good teaching and learning. Occupant satisfaction is extremely...
  • Education (secondary school)
  • Non-domestic

London201 Bishopsgate POE Study

201 Bishopsgate is a landmark building in the City of London. It has been designed for low energy consumption and high environmental standards. This study seeks to understand whether the highly glazed building was achieving these these design standards,...
  • Non-domestic
  • Office