“It’s been and continues to be a fascinating and rewarding learning experience over the last five years. We are convinced that Passivhaus will continue to grow because it is a WIN WIN WIN situation.” Geoff and Kate Tunstall report on life in the Denby Dale Passivhaus five years on.
Bill Butcher explains detailing for ground and intermediate floors at the retrofit project., including airtightness and thermal bridging strategies.
Bill Butcher looks at space-saving solutions to reducing thermal bridging around window reveals at the retrofit project.
This year the International Passivhaus Conference was held in the city of Leipzig. It is one of the German municipal authorities committed to Passivhaus.
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.
Bill Butcher looks at ways in which we dealt with the heating and MVHR strategy at Golcar Passivhaus, building on lessons learnt at the Denby Dale Passivhaus project.
Whole house retrofit for a ‘hard to heat’ property, designed using Passivhaus Planning Package
Blog outlining the insulation & airtightness strategy for the warm ‘cathedral’ roof at the Golcar Passivhaus project, including rooflight strategy.
Blog looking at the window and door detailing at the Golcar newbuild Passivhaus project, including measures to improve airtightness and thermal bridging.
Blog looking at the insulation and airtightness strategies used for the ground floor detailing at the Golcar Passivhaus cavity wall newbuild project.