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South EastOne Brighton - ongoing monitoring

The One Brighton development was designed as mixed-use, with 172 dwellings, community space and commercial space. The homes at One Brighton are a mixture of studio, 1-bed, 2-bed and 3-bed apartments, with 30% being affordable. The results from One Brighton...
  • Domestic
  • Mixed tenure

South EastAvante Homes: Fabric performance and occupancy feedback

The aim of the Avante BPE study was to learn lessons in hindsight in order to improve future housing design, development and management within Crest Nicholson leading to improved customer products and services. Overall, there have been a number of positive...
  • Domestic
  • Private

North EastPassivHaus Bungalow Development, Houghton-le-Spring

This post-construction and initial occupation study was undertaken on two 2 bedroomed terraced bungalows (one end- and one mid-terrace) which form part of a development of 28 bungalows, all of which are to be occupied by older residents. The project...
  • Domestic
  • Social rent

South WestThe Old Applestore, Stawell

The development occupies a brownfield site in the middle of the small village in Somerset
and examines the design process and the initial design intentions for The Old Apple Store as well as the rationale behind any changes made during the development...
  • Domestic
  • Freehold

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