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Cavity wall Passivhaus - @billbutch blogs show similarities & differences bet our 2 projects: via @PassivhausTrust

Comparisons and contrasts of 2 Passivhaus homes built with cavity walls Bill Butcher, Director at Green Building Store, blogs about the similarities and differences between Glocar Passivhaus & Denby Dale Passivhaus. Both projects were built using masonry cavity construction. However, Denby Dale Passivhaus , located in West Yorkshire was the first Passivhaus in the UK, and a finalist in the 2012 UK Passivhaus Awards. Denby Dale Passivhaus Following on from the success of Denby Dale, Golcar Passivhaus is currently under construction in a neighbouring village with a similar design. Bill's blog compares and contrasts the two projects, highlighting what is being done differently at Golcar from lessons learnt at Denby Dale. Golcar Passivhaus The latest instalment is examines windows and doors, with why certain products were certified and how to maintain thermal bridges. Previous...

Full article: http://www.passivhaustrust.org.uk/news_item.php?nId=374

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