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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

Passivhaus Motorcycle Diaries Part 2 – From Vienna to Yorkshire

Bill Butcher in Slavonice

Bill Butcher’s diary/ blog on the International Passive House Conference in Vienna, and motorbike journey home with Nick Grant via Bratislava and Slavonice.

1st June 2017

Passivhaus Motorcycle Diaries Part 1 – From Yorkshire to Vienna

Passivhaus Motorcycle Diaries

Green Building Store Director Bill Butcher’s diary/ blog of his motorcycle odyssey with Nick Grant to the International Passive House Conference in Vienna.

1st June 2017

Passivhaus: international collaboration at its best #IPHC17

International Passive House Conference 2017 Vienna

Grounds for hope and optimism – reflections on the International Passive House Conference #IPHC17 from Green Building Store’s Chris Herring and Paul Smith.

8th May 2017

Golcar Passivhaus: Door thresholds

ompacfoam Door Threshold Installation Detail

Blog featuring 3D diagram showing door threshold detailing at Golcar Passivhaus, including use of Compacfoam rigid thermoplastic insulation.

13th March 2017

Lower Royd radical retrofit: Roof, Heating & MVHR

Roof under construction at Lower Royd radical retrofit

Blog by Bill Butcher covering the roof, heating and MVHR strategies at the Lower Royd radical retrofit project.

1st March 2017

Step-by-step approach to retrofit

EnerPHit retrofit plan

Blog exploring the new EnerPHit Retrofit Plan, developed by the Passivhaus Institut, which explores a step-by-step approach to energy efficient retrofit.

24th January 2017

Lower Royds Radical Retrofit: Windows, first floor and extension

PERFORMANCE windows and doors at Lower Royd radical retrofit

Blog by Bill Butcher outlining details for reducing thermal bridging & improving airtightness at window/ floor junctions at the radical retrofit project.

28th November 2016
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