30 Mar '14, 9pm

New Passivhaus scheme for King's Lynn in Norfolk/UK:

Hastoe Housing Association, in conjunction with Norfolk based building consultancy Ingleton Wood and contractor EN Suiter, have already been granted a section 106 for the 15-unit PassivHaus build off Birdbeck Drive. Plans have been submitted for a pre-commencement application, after which, work is planned to start in early April. In 2011, Hastoe Housing Association opened the UK’s first accredited rural affordable housing PassivHaus scheme at Wimbish in Essex. The company has gone on to build several other schemes of this nature, such as in Ditchingham, Norfolk, demonstrating a commitment to sustainable building and achieving Code for Sustainable Homes at Level 4 or higher. James Evans, associate architect, who is leading the design and build project on behalf of Ingleton Wood, and who is studying to become a certified PassivHaus designer, said: “This is a great project fo...

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