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

Halifax Passivhaus, West Yorkshire

Halifax Passivhaus West Yorkshire

A selfbuild Passivhaus project in Halifax West Yorkshire, built to a tight budget of £1850/m2. One of the first certified Passivhaus projects in the Calderdale area,

7th July 2021

‘Woodlands’ oak frame Passivhaus B&B, Malvern

ULTRA triple glazed windows and Lift and Slide doors at Woodlands Passivhaus B&B. Photo: Mark Bolton Photography

Passivhaus certified oak frame newbuild home, designed by oak frame specialists Oakwrights, in rural Worcestershire. As a B&B, the house will offer visitors a unique chance to experience living in a Passivhaus first hand.

1st April 2021

Oxford EnerPHit Plus

PROGRESSION Passivhaus certified windows at Oxford EnerPHit Plus Project

The radical retrofit of an Oxford 1930s semi-detached house, which has aimed to radically reduce carbon emissions of the house in line with a 1.5 degree global warming limit, is among the first EnerPHit Plus projects in the UK.

2nd February 2021

West Park Lodge, South Shields

PROGRESSION Passivhaus certified windows at West Park Lodge South Shields project

Wheelchair-accessible, low energy newbuild home designed by Accessible Design and Passivhaus Consultant Phil Newbold. Green Building Store supplied PROGRESSION windows and doors, MVHR heat recovery ventilation and PHPP Passivhaus modelling services for the project. 

5th January 2021

The Woodhouse – Presteigne Passivhaus newbuild

PROGRESSION Passivhaus certified timber windows at the Woodhouse - Presteigne Passivhaus newbuild

A timber-framed newbuild home in Powys, designed to the Passivhaus standard and achieving an airtightness of 0.12 ach @ 50 PA. The basic airtight shell is estimated to have build costs of £1200/m2.

29th November 2020

Swn-y-Nant, Shropshire

ULTRA triple glazed timber windows and doors at Swn y Nant selfbuild project

A self-build house, designed using Passivhaus Planning Package (PHPP) software by Simmonds Mills architects and built by Ecovert Solutions. Green Building Store supplied the ULTRA triple glazed windows and doors and MVHR heat recovery ventilation system for the project.

19th October 2020

The Orchard newbuild, Somerset

ULTRA triple glazed windows and doors at The Orchard newbuild project in Somerset

Selfbuild project inspired by the Golcar Passivhaus project and designed using PHPP (Passivhaus Planning Package software).  Green Building Store supplied consultancy services and windows & doors, MVHR ventilation and airtightness products.

1st October 2020

Room-by-room DIY retrofit

Room by room DIY retrofit project

An unassuming detached house in Chorley Lancashire has been transformed steadily over 4+ years into an eco exemplar retrofit project, thanks to the steady DIY efforts of its occupants.

9th September 2020

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