25 Nov '14, 12pm

More energy efficient housing in the UK is crucial. Check out our @PassivhausTrust accreditd homes

Racecourse Passivhaus Bungalows Location: Houghton-le-Spring, Sunderland Completion Status: Occupancy: Occupied January 2012 Architect: Devereux/Gentoo Homes Consultant: Passivhaus consultant- Mark Siddall (formerly Devereux now LEAP); Passivhaus Services Engineer- Alan Clarke Contractor: Gentoo Client: Gentoo Share this project: The 28 Passivhaus bungalows were the first phase of a much larger regeneration project on the RacecourseEstate working with some of elderly customers to create a truly sustainable legacy. At the time this was a pioneering development for the UK in terms of design and scale delivering Passivhaus with a moretraditional UK design aesthetic as well as a new approach to customer education and engagement. A truly collaborative success story for the Gentoo Group and numerous regional and national organisations. The Racecourse Estate bungalows on completi...

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