29 Oct '11, 1am

Craigrothie Passivhaus - Green Building Store: Optiwin Alu2wood windows from Green Building Store were specified...

Craigrothie Passivhaus - Green Building Store: Optiwin Alu2wood windows from Green Building Store were specified...

According to Graham Drummond at Passivhaus Associates: “ I am familiar with Optiwin’s Passivhaus windows as I had visited Optiwin’s factory in Austria a few years ago. I liked Alu2wood’s low maintenance specification and found that Alu2wood offered the best value for money compared to the alternatives available. I also liked the fact that Optiwin offer alternative glazing options (eg glazing with high-G values), which we needed for some of the windows at Craigrothie to help with solar gain.” In addition, Passivhaus Associates also specified Green Building Store’s Ecopassiv glazed doors for the project. Ecopassiv offers a Passivhaus compatible range with a whole window U value of 0.75 W/m2 K. Graham Drummond said: “We needed a lot of glazing in the project to help with solar gain and, in effect, treated Ecopassiv doors as windows within PHPP. Ecopassiv met our performance a...

Full article: http://www.greenbuildingstore.co.uk/page--craigrothie-pas...

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