05 Aug '13, 1pm

Feedback from Local Group visit to Essex low energy home now on website. @JennyArchitect @BenAdamSmith

Feedback from Local Group visit to Essex low energy home now on website. @JennyArchitect @BenAdamSmith

Stuart Barlow, leader of the Hertfordshire Local Group, has organised for members to visit Porters project in Felsted, Essex on Thursday 23rd May. The hosts for this event will be AECB members Touchwood Homes, a family run company who were the Builders and Structural Engineer for this project. Also in attendance will be AECB member Jenny Bishop whose architectural practice, Green Architect, was responsible for the planning and detail design. “Porters” is described as an ultra-low energy home built for a retired couple which used Passivhaus design principles to achieve minimal carbon emissions and running costs. It achieved a heat demand of 9kWh /m2/year, which equates to an annual heating demand of 2,376kWh, well is within the Passivhaus limit of 15kWh.year. Date and Time: 23rd May 2013 at 6.30 Venue: Porters, Felsted, Essex (for about an hour) and to a local venue for a c...

Full article: http://www.aecb.net/event/visit-to/

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