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Guest blog: Leaky Loos & how to stop them

Do you have a leaky loo?

SaveWater South East outline recent research on the growing awareness of the ‘Leaky Loos’ phenomenon and suggest ways to reduce water wastage from leaky loos.

16th March 2018

Reflections on the 2018 International Passivhaus Conference

IPHA meeting at International Passivhaus Conference 2018

Blog on #iphc18 conference in Munich featuring the lowering cost of Passivhaus, the exponential growth of Passivhaus in China, climate change and much more.

14th March 2018

Guest blog: Training for retrofits

Carbon Coop Retrofit Training

The importance for retrofit training – one builder describes how Carbon Coop training helped him get to grips with undertaking energy efficient retrofits.

12th March 2018

MVHR DOs & DON’Ts: Where to locate MVHR units

Novus 300 at Golcar Passivhaus

Blog outlining the key factors to consider when choosing the location of your MVHR unit, including our recommendations for the ideal MVHR location.

27th February 2018

MVHR DOs & DON’Ts: Joists and ductwork

Blog highlighting the importance of timing and sequencing when designing and installing MVHR ducting into joists.

12th February 2018

Windows…not as simple as they seem

PROGRESSION windows at Vowchurch Passivhaus

The first in a series of blogs from our Director and windows technical expert, Chris Herring,

19th January 2018

Spreading the Passivhaus love

Passivhaus Open Day

Blog sharing visitor feedback and our reflections on the 2017 Huddersfield Passivhaus Open Days.

4th December 2017

UK Passivhaus Conference 2017 #UKPHC17

UK Passivhaus Conference 2017

Blog on #UKPHC17 looking at local authority projects underway in the UK, the costs of Passivhaus and uptake of Passivhaus around the world.

1st November 2017

Lower Royd radical retrofit: It’s a wrap

Lower Royd radical retrofit interior

Blog reflecting on the IWI insulation & airtightness strategy at the project as well as the importance of minimising interstitial condensation in retrofits.

19th September 2017

Guest blog: #PensionPower & the People’s Pension

Pension Power meeting at Green Building Store offices

Blog outlining how Green Building Store is working with ShareAction & ClientEarth to ensure its employee pension fund works towards a low carbon economy.

30th August 2017
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