28 Sep '14, 10pm

First homes nearing completion @LittleKelham undergo air & heat testing. Hoping to achieve #Passivhaus targets!

Construction of 107 Passivhaus homes progressing well at Little Kelham Little Kelham, at Kelham Island in the heart of Sheffield is creating 107 Passivhaus homes built by Citu, a Yorkshire based property developer. The idea behind Little Kelham is to create an area of sustainable housing, which not only achieves high levels of energy efficiency, but also encourages a sense of community helping breathe new life into a previously disused area. Chris Thompson, Managing Director and founder of Citu Designed by Sturgeon North Architects , the large eco development is already gaining lots of positive media attention, and has already sold some homes, which create a mixture of detached, terraced and apartment accommodation ranging from 1 – 4 bedrooms. The first homes are nearing completion, and this September (2014), independent assessors have been carrying out air and heat tests....

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