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Huddersfield low energy retrofit

PERFORMANCE triple glazed timber windows and doors at Huddersfield low energy retrofit - photo Iain Richardson

PERFORMANCE triple glazed timber windows and doors chosen for ‘whole house’ low energy retrofit.

15th August 2017

Reducing moisture risk in retrofits

Cumberworth radical retrofit

Yorkshire radical retrofit pioneers breathable internal wall insulation IWI solution in UK

4th May 2017

‘Net-Zero’ retrofit, Leeds

Triple glazed sliding sash windows from Green Building Store

Green Building Store’s triple glazed sliding sash windows and entrance doors chosen for a radical retrofit of a 1850s Leeds family home.

20th July 2016

Rectory Cottage EnerPHit

Rectory Cottage EnerPHit ULTRA triple glazed windows

Case study on EnerPHit Passivhaus retrofit project with windows, doors, MVHR ventilation and airtightness products from Green Building Store.

20th July 2016

Erneley Close EnerPHit

Green Building Store PERFORMANCE windows at Erneley Close EnerPHit

Large-scale EnerPHit retrofit of two blocks of flats in Longsight, Manchester for Eastlands Homes using Green Building Store’s PERFORMANCE windows and doors, plus MVHR and airtightness products.

17th July 2016

20th International Passivhaus Conference 2016

Passivhaus Darmstadt

Chris Herring shares his reflections on the 20th International Passive House Conference, Darmstadt, April 2016.

25th April 2016

Train to be a Retrofit Coordinator with the Retrofit Academy

Cumberworth retrofit Pro Clima Solitex windtightness barrier plus rooflights

Green Building Store is proud to partner the Retrofit Academy, which offers expert-led training courses which helps upskill building professionals to lead, manage and quality assure retrofit projects across the UK.

18th March 2016

Cumberworth radical retrofit: It’s a wrap!

Conservatory outside thermal envelope at Cumberworth radical retrofit

Blog on completion of our radical ‘whole house’ retrofit project. The final airtightness test prompts changes to our wood burning stove specification.

9th March 2016

Cumberworth radical retrofit: Roof, heating & MVHR strategies

Cumberworth retrofit Pro Clima Solitex windtightness barrier plus rooflights

Bill’s latest blog on the Cumberworth radical retrofit covering the insulation and airtightness strategy for the roof and also heating and ventilation strategies.

22nd January 2016

Four Walls retrofit

Four Walls retrofit project Bristol

‘Fabric first’ deep retrofit of 1960s home in Bristol, using Green Building Store’s PERFORMANCE windows and doors plus MVHR system and design.

5th November 2015

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