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A short guide to radical retrofit

A short guide to radical retrofit film

Short film giving an overview of the key principles of undertaking a radical retrofit. The film uses two real-life projects in West Yorkshire to illustrate the key principles for whole house retrofits, drawing on principles from the Passivhaus low energy building standard.

9th July 2019

Green Building Store joins General Strike for Climate

Global Climate Strike 20 September

Green Building Store Directors and staff will be joining the global climate strike on 20 September 2019, supporting the call from youth climate strikers for people of all ages to join them to demand urgent climate action.

10th June 2019

Gapotape partners with Green Building Store to overcome the ‘performance gap’ with rigid insulation boards

Gapotape installation

Green Building Store is now the UK distributor for the award-winning, innovative insulation product Gapotape. Gapotape’s unique combination of foil and foam tape is designed to eliminate the ‘performance gap’ and form a thermal seal around the edges of rigid insulation panels in floors, roofs and walls.

22nd May 2019

Huddersfield Open Days

Green Building Store Huddersfield Open Day

Chance to look around our showroom and find out more about Passivhaus and low energy construction and retrofit at a series of talks.

9th January 2019

Responding to the Climate Emergency

Kirklees Climate Emergency campaigny

Following the recent UN IPCC report outlining the urgent timescales needed for climate action, Green Building Store outlines ways in which it is taking action as a company to respond to the climate emergency.

9th January 2019

Green Building Store & ‘No Deal’ Brexit

Green Building Store logo

In the unlikely event of a ‘No Deal’ Brexit, Green Building Store wanted to reassure its customers that we have developed a strategy to ensure the continued delivery of products imported from Europe by us, without additional unexpected charges being added to our customers.

8th January 2019

Lessons from farmhouse radical retrofit

ULTRA triple glazed timber windows at Lower Royd radical retrofit

FREE technical briefing from Green Building Store on its pioneering radical retrofit of a traditional Pennine farmhouse and barn conversion in West Yorkshire, which developed innovative solutions for hard to treat buildings with solid walls.

18th December 2018

Alu-clad triple glazed timber windows

PERFORMANCE ULTRA triple glazed timber alu clad window with narrow installed sightlines with the timber frame designed to be wrapped within external wall insulation

Green Building Store is now offering an alu-clad option for its triple glazed timber PERFORMANCE and ULTRA window ranges.

23rd November 2018

View our webinar on windows for Passivhaus projects

Green Building Store PROGRESSION Passivhaus certified timber window with narrow sightlines 3

Half hour webinar looking at window requirements for Passivhaus certification, drawing on case studies of projects using different U values and highlighting the importance of installation.

15th November 2018

Passivhaus Open Days 2018

Huddersfield Passivhaus Open Days

Three projects are taking part in the Passivhaus Open Days in the Huddersfield area of West Yorkshire in 2018.

24th September 2018

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