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

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

Caxton House Community Centre, Islington

Green Building Store PERFORMANCE tripled glazed timber windows at Caxton House Community Centre

Green Building Store supplied and installed 45 PERFORMANCE triple glazed timber windows as part of low carbon improvements at the Caxton House Community Centre based in Islington, North London.

13th September 2021

Low energy retrofit, Dumfries & Galloway

65. This photo was taken in November 2019. The lovely window reflects the view I look out onto in the window itself. The frames are actually much more pink, the colour of which is lost in the beautiful late afternoon November sunshine [as is the pink sandstone of the walls, or just my old camera!]. Submitted by Alex J, Scotland

Low energy retrofit of a Victorian property, featuring Green Building Store’s triple glazed timber windows and doors, finished in a striking pink colour to complement the pink sandstone.

7th July 2021

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

Low impact house, North Wales

PERFORMANCE triple glazed timber windows and doors at low impact selfbuild

A timber selfbuild project in North Wales has been designed to be low impact and energy efficient and was built with timber from local British woodlands to a budget of £150K.

4th June 2020

Passivhaus Veterinary Centre, Wigan

Passivhaus Veterinary Centre

Case study on the UK’s first veterinary surgery aiming for the Passivhaus low energy building standard. Green Building Store supplied the triple glazed windows & doors and MVHR system for the project.

30th April 2020

Squash Food Hub, Liverpool

PERFORMANCE triple glazed timber windows and doors at Squash Food Hub

Green Building Store’s PERFORMANCE triple glazed timber windows and doors were specified for a food hub building for Liverpool-based community business Squash. The food hub building incorporated a super-insulated timber frame, triple glazed windows, and Scottish larch cladding,

6th February 2020

Energy efficient barn conversion, Yorkshire

PERFORMANCE triple glazed timber windows and doors at energy efficient barn conversion

Retrofit of a Yorkshire barn, creating a well-insulated home by creating a ‘box within a box’. Designed using Passivhaus principles and achieving an airtightness of 0.40 ach @ 50 Pa. Green Building Store’s triple glazed timber windows and doors, MVHR ventilation system and airtightness products were specified for the project.

21st October 2019

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