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Community building should take pride in its nomination

The Proud Place, Manchester

Case Study: The Proud Place, LGBT+ Centre, Manchester  This week it’s the 2023 AJ Architecture Awards, and one of the nominations in the Community and Faith (up to £2m) Category, …

20th November 2023

Why MVHR commissioning should be a breeze


At Green Building Store, we firmly believe that our commitment to customer care extends far beyond the completion of your project. It marks the beginning of an enduring partnership focused …

8th September 2023

Supplier Profile Blog: SALDA


Green Building Store add to its MVHR supplier partners with SALDA UAB   We are delighted to announce that ventilation solutions provider SALDA UAB has joined our portfolio of industry-leading suppliers …

4th August 2023

Sheepridge Passivhaus: A Passivhaus Self-build home fit for an Architect


Architect Jane Simpson has known Green Building Store’s founding director Bill Butcher for 29 years. So, a few years ago, when she and her husband, Paul Niven, decided to self-build …

14th July 2023

Green Building Store launches its most energy efficient windows and door range ever

Green Building Store's high performance windows and doors

November 4th, 2022 Today, low energy and Passivhaus experts, Green Building Store, has released its new range of windows and doors with its highest ever energy efficiency, airtightness, security and …

4th November 2022

Passivhaus barn conversion


An agricultural farm building converted into a Passivhaus certified home through ‘box within a box’ timber frame construction inside the existing building.

20th April 2022

Passivhaus selfbuild, Herefordshire

PROGRESSION windows and ULTRA Lift & Slide door at Passivhaus selfbuild Herefordshire

A Passivhaus corrugated metal-clad 3 bed ‘upside-down’ house has been designed by Architect-clients and features PROGRESSION windows, ULTRA doors and an MVHR system from Green Building Store.

1st March 2022

Shepherds Barn EnerPHit Plus

Shepherds Barn EnerPHit Credit Mark Siddall

Retrofit barn conversion, to the EnerPHit (Passivhaus retrofit) standard, which achieved an airtightness result of 0.18 ACH @50Pa and involved constructing a timber frame structure inside the original barn building.

8th January 2022

Whole house retrofit, Cambridgeshire

Save Money My Beautiful Green Home

A hands-on DIY deep retrofit was recently highlighted in Episode 3 of ITV’s series ‘Save Money: My Beautiful Green Home’ and featured triple glazed windows & doors and MVHR from Green Building Store.

1st November 2021

Reform Cottage EnerPHit, Herefordshire

Reform Cottage EnerPHit with ULTRA triple glazed windows and doors

Retrofit Consultant Gervase Mangwana has undertaken a retrofit to the EnerPHit (Passivhaus retrofit) standard on his own home in Herefordshire.

5th October 2021

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