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Passivhaus Open Days 2018

Huddersfield Passivhaus Open Days

Three projects are taking part in the Passivhaus Open Days in the Huddersfield area of West Yorkshire in 2018.

24th September 2018

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

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

Janet’s Corner, Isle of Man

Janet's Corner Isle of Man Passivhaus

Case study on pioneering Isle of Man Passivhaus social housing project, which was supported by Green Building Store’s MVHR and consultancy services.

23rd January 2017

Training: Delivering cavity wall Passivhaus

Denby Dale Passivhaus - exterior

One-day training day for building professionals offering a practical and technical guide to cavity wall Passivhaus construction techniques.

16th January 2017

Layne Fields Passivhaus project

Layne Fields Passivhaus project, Christow

Newbuild Passivhaus scheme within the Dartmoor National Park comprising 18 affordable dwellings,with Green Building Store’s ULTRA doors & MVHR systems.

10th January 2017

Guest Blog: Greener Planning Policy

Denby Dale Passivhaus at dusk

Blog looking at scope for local authorities to promote sustainability in the built environment given current English planning constraints.

4th October 2016

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