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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

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

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

Lower Royd radical retrofit: Ground floor and walls

Diathonite internal wall insulation at radical retrofit

Blog by Bill Butcher on innovative approaches to internal wall insulation at radical retrofit project to reduce moisture risk.

21st July 2016

Lower Royd radical retrofit: Background

Lower Royd retrofit

Blog introducing our new deep ‘whole house’ refurbishment of a Yorkshire farmhouse & barn using innovative internal wall insulation (IWI) techniques.

8th June 2016

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