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Yorkshire & HumberIn-use and Post Occupancy Evaluation in Low Carbon Apartments

This study focuses on a development in West Yorkshire completed in 2011. The site consists of 14 flats and a communal area, which are home to individuals over the age of 55. The properties are constructed to Code for Sustainable Homes Level 4. The properties...
  • Domestic
  • Social rent
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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
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North EastSinclair Meadows Carbon Negative Community Village

The Sinclair Meadows development was designed as mixed-use, with twenty one dwellings including nine of, three-bed terraced houses and a 3-storey apartment block containing twelve of, two-bed apartment dwellings. Constructed with a solid timber frame...
  • Domestic
  • Social rent
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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
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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
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Yorkshire & HumberLea Field Court, York

The 2 dwellings Lea Field Court form part of a 13 property mixed tenure development comprising a mixture of two and three bedroom two storey and two and a half storey semi-detached and terraced dwellings. The chosen dwellings are both for private sale....
  • Domestic
  • Mixed tenure
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Yorkshire & HumberLand at Dormary Court

Dormary Court is a small mixed tenure development of six dwellings, built and managed by a social housing provider. The site comprises two 4 bedroomed detached bungalows for supported living and four 4 bedroomed 2½ storey terraced family dwellings for...
  • Domestic
  • Mixed tenure
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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
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ScotlandTigh-Na-Cladach affordable housing: 1 Passivhaus home & 2 low-energy homes

The Tigh-Na-Cladach development is located in the Scottish county of Argyll and Bute. The study investigated 1 semi-detached Passivehaus Standard house and 2 semi-detached low-energy houses. All are constructed using prefabricated closed panel timber...
  • Domestic
  • Shared ownership
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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
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