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LondonBessemer Grange Primary School & Children's Centre

Findings of a two-year Building Performance Evaluation (BPE) study of the 1950s Bessemer Grange Primary School, the Children’s Centre and an Early Years Centre extension constructed in 2010. The school is in Southwark, South London. Data collected from...
  • Education (primary school)
  • Non-domestic
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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
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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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South WestThe Main Place, Coleford Community Centre - Building Performance Evaluation

The Coleford Community Centre, known as ‘The Main Place’ is a two storey community centre incorporating a public library and IT suite, adult learning and disability centre, community offices, a large community hall with catering/ kitchen facilities...
  • Non-domestic
  • Public Service
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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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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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LondonCamden Passivhaus

Detailed monitoring during the Phase 2 study of the Camden Passivhaus has found that the building is performing even better than designed and is providing a comfortable and healthy home. Good fabric design (good insulation, triple glazing, draft free...
  • Domestic
  • Private
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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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LondonCastle Hill Primary School

The Castle Hill study involves a classroom extension and a new dining hall building, which were completed in May 2010 and April 2011 respectively. The heating is provided by a gas boiler system, connected to under floor heating. Natural ventilation cowls...
  • Education (primary school)
  • Non-domestic
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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
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