Sustainable Housing Project of the Year – shortlist

Denby Dale Passivhaus snow

Green Building Store’s Denby Dale Passivhaus project has been shortlisted for Sustainable Housng Project of the Year 2010 in the Sustainability Awards 2010.

30th September 2010

Sponsored bike ride completed!


Dated: 28/09/2010 Chris Herring, Chair of the AECB and Green Building Store Director, has completed his sponsored bike ride from Huddersfield to the Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT) to mark …

28th September 2010

FREE Passivhaus events in Manchester

Details of Passivhaus talks and exhibitions held at CUBE Gallery, Manchester in September 2010.

6th July 2010

How to build or retrofit your own Passivhaus

Denby Dale Passivhaus exterior

Advice to self-builders on how to build or renovate a home using the Passivhaus methodology and standard.

20th May 2010

A very British Passivhaus

Denby Dale Passivhaus

Adapting Passivhaus to British traditional building methods, with the first certified Passivhaus in the UK to use cavity wall construction.

30th April 2010

Exceptional airtightness

Air pressure test at Denby Dale Passivhaus

Results of air pressure test at Denby Dale Passivhaus, undertaken by researchers at Leeds Beckett University.

26th January 2010

Passivhaus offers hope for Copenhagen talks

Denby Dale Passivhaus - exterior

Passivhaus design offers the most effective (and cost-effective) way the construction industry can respond to the urgent threat posed by climate change.

30th November 2009

Queen’s Award ceremony

Green Building Store receiving the Queens Award for Sustainable Development 2009

Green Building Store receives its Queen’s Award for Sustainable Development 2009 at a ceremony at its Heath House Mill HQ in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire.

7th October 2009

‘Sustainable supplier of the year’ finalist

ULTRA triple glazed outward opening casement window

Green Building Store makes the shortlist of the Sustainable Manufacturer or Supplier of the Year category for the 2009 UKGBC Sustainability Awards.

5th October 2009

Passivhaus project reveals flaws in Code

Denby Dale Passivhaus at dusk

Research finds that SAP assessment used for Code for Sustainable Homes fails to assess Passivhaus energy savings accurately.

17th September 2009

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