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Weavers’ cottage retrofit

Weavers Cottage radical retrofit project

  Small whole house retrofit project featuring a range of insulation and airtightness strategies, drawing on our previous retrofit experience. 50m2 weavers’ cottage Whole house retrofit project, using Passivhaus principles, …

30th April 2020

Kirkburton Passivhaus

Kirkburton Passivhaus

Newbuild cavity wall Passivhaus project in the Huddersfield area, currently awaiting Passivhaus certification.

21st August 2018

Lower Royd radical retrofit

Lower Royds radical retrofit

FREE technical resources on ‘whole house’ radical refurbishment of a Yorkshire farmhouse and barn using innovative internal wall insulation (IWI) techniques.

6th June 2016

Warmer Homes: retrofit advice

Warmer Homes image

Advice on low energy retrofits to help householders improve the energy efficiency of their homes, including guidance on developing ‘whole house plans’ and ventilation strategies.

8th January 2016

Cumberworth radical retrofit

Cumberworth radical retrofit

Whole house ‘deep retrofit’ for a hard to treat home, using new internal wall insulation (IWI) techniques to reduce risk of ‘interstitial condensation’.

5th November 2015

Golcar Passivhaus

Golcar Passivhaus at dusk

Newbuild cavity wall Passivhaus, following many of the design details of our first cavity wall Passivhaus but with a few notable differences/ evolutions of the original detailing for Denby Dale.

5th November 2015

Cre8 Barn, Stirley Farm EnerPHit

Cre8 Barn exterior

Multi award-winning Passivhaus retrofit of a derelict barn into an eco exemplar education centre for Yorkshire Wildlife Trust.

3rd November 2015

Denby Dale Passivhaus

Denby Dale Passivhaus

First UK Passivhaus to be built with cavity wall construction and one of the first certified Passivhaus homes in the UK.

8th October 2015

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