10 Jan '14, 11am

Our mock sliding sash windows used in newbuild to Passivhaus principles in AONB area of outstanding natural beauty

Passivhaus principles in Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Phil & Joy Newbold have just completed a self-build detached 3-bed Dales cottage, in Upper Weardale, County Durham. As Phil is an architectural technician & Certified Passivhaus Consultant he undertook the project and site management and designed the house using Passivhaus principles and with the aid of Passive House Planning Package software. The project has faced a number of challenges, not least the planning requirements for a Conservation Area and a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The Newbolds' desire for a certified Passivhaus was scuppered by the planning department's insistence that they retained the L-shaped floor plan of the original planning consent as well as insisting upon the house meeting local vernacular aesthetic requirements including random stone walls, natural slate roof and slidi...

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