87 Reports

South WestKnights Place Passivhaus Housing for Exeter City Council

The Knight’s Place scheme consists of 2 blocks of 9 flats each. Of the 18 flats built at Knights Place 3 were chosen in block 2 for this detailed monitoring programme. The building design of the flats is based on the 'Passivhaus' principles and is amongst...
  • Domestic
  • Social rent

WalesFuture Works Passivhaus

The 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

East MidlandsSHINE-ZC

The development consists of a single building containing six two storey terraced dwellings, and three single floor apartments. The building is constructed using Insulating Concrete Formwork ICF), achieving a very high standards of air tightness, thermal...
  • Domestic
  • Mixed tenure

Yorkshire & HumberMonitoring of an estate near Rotherham

These four dwelling are a mix of two Code 5 timber frame closed panel construction and two Code 3 cavity wall construction dwellings.  The Code 5 utilises an ASHP, supplemented by solar water heating panels and solar PV, while the Code 3 uses an efficient...
  • Domestic
  • Social lease

North EastPassivHaus Bungalow Development, Houghton-le-Spring

This in use study follows on from the Phase 1 early occupation project. The four bungalows in this study are part of a development of 28 bungalows, all of which were designed to be occupied by older residents. The 4 dwellings form part of a terrace of...
  • Domestic
  • Social rent

Northern IrelandDungannon Passivhaus

This scheme of five homes timber framed homes is certified to Passivhaus Standard and achieved Level Four of The Code for Sustainable Homes. A mechanical ventilation with heat recovery system is used to meet the necessary ventilation levels in an efficient...
  • Domestic
  • Social rent

ScotlandPlummerswood

Plummerswood is a Passivhaus Certified building designed on ecological design principles to create a healthy, comfortable, energy efficient home. The aim was to use mechanical systems only in so far as they were necessary and to ensure that they were...
  • Domestic
  • Private

ScotlandScotland's Housing Expo

Scotland’s Housing Expo in Inverness was a high profile event developed to showcase innovative sustainable housing that includes a variety of design ideas and technologies contained within one site. The project, completed in 2010, comprises 26 completed...
  • Domestic
  • Mixed tenure

South EastRowner Renewal Flats - Overheating Study

The study focuses on two identical but mirrored blocks of 12 flats each, which are built to comply with different standards of energy efficiency. Block B was built to achieve Code Level 3 and Block C was designed to achieve the Fabric Energy Efficiency...
  • Domestic
  • Mixed tenure

North WestBlue Bell Health Centre

The Blue Bell Centre provides a range of primary healthcare services. The three-storey building is of steel frame construction with a composite concrete floor, insulated cavity to blockwork external walls which are partly rendered and party overclad with...
  • Health
  • Non-domestic