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The Orchard

PERFORMANCE triple glazed timber window at The Orchard - Arts and Crafts low energy newbuild - photograph Adam Scott

The Orchard combines the beauty and craftsmanship of the Arts & Crafts movement with the high energy performance needed for the 21st century.

10th July 2017

Wadebridge Responsive House, Cornwall

PERFORMANCE triple glazed windows and doors at Wadebridge Responsive House, Cornwall

Green Building Store’s PERFORMANCE triple glazed timber windows & doors specified for Architect’s own newbuild low energy home.

31st May 2017

Yorkshire cottage refurbishment

Triple glazed timber windows Yorkshire cottage

Refurbishment of a 19th century Yorkshire cottage using PERFORMANCE triple glazed timber windows and doors, including some mock sliding sash windows.

2nd May 2017

Replacing windows in a conservation area

Green Building Store triple glazed timber sliding sash windows

Case study of replacement of windows in an 1870s Yorkshire farmhouse with triple glazed timber sliding sash and casement windows from Green Building Store.

28th February 2017

Meeting House Lane Passivhaus

PROGRESSION windows at Meeting House Lane Passivhaus. PROGRESSION windows at Meeting House Lane Passivhaus. Photographer: Paul Samuel White

Green Building Store windows, MVHR ventilation, insulation and airtightness products specified for newbuild brick-faced cavity wall project.

20th August 2016

Low energy retrofit, Scotland

PERFORMANCE timber door and window with glazing bars

High performance PERFORMANCE timber windows with glazing bars specified for a low energy refurbishment project.

10th May 2016

Golcar Passivhaus: MVHR & heating

Golcar Passivhaus UK Passivhaus Award 2016 finalist

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.

19th January 2015

Stirley Farm EnerPHit: Windows & doors

Cre8 Barn Stirley Farm EnerPHit window detailing

Blog sharing the window junction detailing at the Cre8 Barn, Stirley Farm EnerPHit Passivhaus retrofit project.

1st March 2013

Rural social housing

PERFORMANCE timber windows

Green Building Store’s PERFORMANCE timber window range chosen for Riversmead Housing Association newbuild project.

12th September 2011

The ‘Tea cosy’ effect!

Tea cosy effect Green Building Store Passivhaus range

Green Building Store introduces new Passivhaus range to accelerate the adoption of Passivhaus design and construction in the UK.

6th January 2009

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