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Cumberworth radical retrofit: It’s a wrap!

Conservatory outside thermal envelope at Cumberworth radical retrofit

Blog on completion of our radical ‘whole house’ retrofit project. The final airtightness test prompts changes to our wood burning stove specification.

9th March 2016

Cumberworth radical retrofit: Roof, heating & MVHR strategies

Cumberworth retrofit Pro Clima Solitex windtightness barrier plus rooflights

Bill’s latest blog on the Cumberworth radical retrofit covering the insulation and airtightness strategy for the roof and also heating and ventilation strategies.

22nd January 2016

Cumberworth radical retrofit: Ground floor and intermediate floors

Parging between intermediate floors at Cumberworth radical retrofit

Bill Butcher explains detailing for ground and intermediate floors at the retrofit project., including airtightness and thermal bridging strategies.

24th June 2015

Cumberworth radical retrofit: Window reveals

Window reveal Kevothermal VIPs insulation at Cumberworth radical retrofit

Bill Butcher looks at space-saving solutions to reducing thermal bridging around window reveals at the retrofit project.

18th May 2015

Cumberworth retrofit: Internal wall insulation (IWI)

Internal Wall Insulation at Cumberworth radical retrofit

Bill Butcher looks at innovative approaches to Internal Wall Insulation (IWI) used at the retrofit project to minimise the dangers of interstitial condensation, including use of a new vapour open IWI material.

26th February 2015

Cumberworth radical retrofit: ‘whole house’ retrofit for ‘hard-to-heat’ house

Conservatory outside thermal envelope at Cumberworth radical retrofit

Whole house retrofit for a ‘hard to heat’ property, designed using Passivhaus Planning Package

25th November 2014

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