20 Jun '14, 8am

120 year old terraced house retrofitted to EnerPHit standard in UK:

Wandsworth terraced house retrofitted to EnerPHit standard A 120 year old terraced house has been successfully retrofitted to the EnerPHit standard. The Victorian shop-conversion had not been lived in or maintained for over 30 years and was in need of a deep retrofit to bring it into the 21st century. Clients Luigi and Jane Caccavale bought the house on Barmouth Road in Wandsworth in 2013 with construction starting in March. The house was designed by Alexander Owen Architecture in collaboration with energy consultants Green Tomato Energy, who have worked on a number of Passivhaus projects including Princedale Road and Lena Gardens. The house was insulated internally to retain the original appearance of the façade and to meet stringent planning requirements. A new ground floor extension was constructed at the rear of the property to add extra living space. Triple glazed sas...

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