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Passivhaus Open Days 2018

Passivhaus Insitut logoThis year three Passivhaus projects in the Huddersfield area of West Yorkshire will be opening their doors during the International Passivhaus Open Days on Friday 9th and Saturday 10th November 2018, including our latest Kirkburton Passivhaus project, which is currently under construction.

Booking visits

All visits must be booked through Green Building Store. Please either email [email protected] or ring 01484 461705 and ask for Chayley or Camilla.

Denby Dale Passivhaus

Denby Dale PassivhausThe Denby Dale Passivhaus is a domestic newbuild  property which has been occupied for over eight years. It was the first Passivhaus in the UK to be built using traditional British cavity wall construction techniques. The construction team have shared original design detailing developed for the project to the wider construction industry and public, through a range of technical films and resources.

Booking required and spaces are limited. Visits will last 45 minutes

Friday 9 November

  • 11am Housing associations & local authorities only
  • 1pm
  • 2pm
  • 3pm

Saturday 10 November

  • 12 noon
  • 1pm
  • 2pm
  • 3pm

Please note: Visitors will be asked to remove their shoes inside the house.

Golcar Passivhaus

Progression Passivhaus certified timber window at Golcar PassivhausThe Golcar Passivhaus is a newbuild cavity wall construction 250m2 three storey 3 bed house which has been designed and built by Green Building Store and has received Passivhaus certification. It is mostly rectangular in form with a small kink in it and a bay window. It follows many of the design details of Green Building Store’s first cavity wall Passivhaus – the Denby Dale Passivhaus – but with a few notable differences/ evolutions of the original detailing. The project was a UK Passivhaus Awards 2016 Finalist.

Booking required and spaces are limited.  Visits will last 45 minutes

Friday 9 November

  • 12 noon
  • 1pm
  • 2pm
  • 3pm

Saturday 10 November

  • 12 noon
  • 1pm
  • 2pm
  • 3pm

Please note: Visitors will be asked to remove their shoes inside the house.

 

Kirkburton Passivhaus

Kirkburton Passivhaus under constructionThis year, we are offering the chance to visit a Passivhaus under construction. The Kirkburton cavity wall project is a 120 m2 rectangular house aiming for the Passivhaus standard. Booking required and spaces are limited. The site visits are ideally suited to building professionals and selfbuilders whose projects are close to the construction stage. Priority will be given to building profesionals, with a waiting list. Safety clothing for the visit will be provided. Visits will last 1 hour.

Friday 9 November

  • 9am – FULLY BOOKED

Saturday 10 November

  • 9am – FULLY BOOKED

Saturday 17 November

  • 9am – Extra time slot, due to popular demand!

FREE Passivhaus talks

Passivhaus talks at Green Building StoreThis year we’re offering a series of FREE talks on Passivhaus on both days from our Heath House Mill base at Bolster Moor near Huddersfield.

Friday 9 November

9am – 10am:  Chris Herring: “Real energy efficiency: learning from Passivhaus” – Book here

Short talks throughout day (no need to book):

  • 10.30am: Understanding MVHR (mechanical ventilation with heat recovery) – 30 minutes
  • 11.30am: High performance windows & doors – 30 minutes
  • 12 noon: Introduction to Passivhaus – 30 minutes
  • 1pm: Q&A session with Passivhaus Consultant – 30 minutes
  • 2pm: Understanding MVHR (mechanical ventilation with heat recovery) – 30 minutes
  • 3pm:  High performance windows & doors – 30 minutes

Saturday 10 November

10am – 11am: Chris Herring: “Real energy efficiency: learning from Passivhaus” – Book here

Short talks throughout day (no need to book):

  • 11.30am: High performance windows & doors – 30 minutes
  • 12 noon: Understanding MVHR (mechanical ventilation with heat recovery) – 30 minutes
  • 1pm: Introduction to Passivhaus – 30 minutes
  • 2pm: Understanding MVHR (mechanical ventilation with heat recovery) – 30 minutes
  • 3pm:  High performance windows & doors – 30 minutes

 

How to find us

Green Building Store Showroom

Triple glazed timber windows and MVHR at Green Building Store showroom Huddersfield

A range of Green Building Store products suitable for Passivhaus projects will be on display at Green Building Store’s HQ at Heath House Mill,  Golcar, which is located nearby the Passivhaus projects. Our technical experts will be on hand to demonstrate products and offer advice on your project.

Products on display:

  • Triple glazed timber windows and doors
  • MVHR systems
  • Airtightness and insulation products

Opening times

  • Friday 9 November: 9am – 4pm
  • Saturday 10 November: 9am – 4pm

How to find us

Passivhaus Open Days – UK and worldwide

The open days are part of an annual International Passivhaus open day scheme, which allows people to experience the quality and comfort of Passivhaus buildings for themselves. Many other Passivhaus buildings will be open throughout the UK, with a range of other projects now available to view in Yorkshire.

24th September 2018

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