25 Jan '16, 2pm

[email protected] is back blogging on radical retrofit: warm roof, MVHR, heating & wood burning stoves..https://t.co/y5sOu0FN0J

.@billbutch is back blogging on radical retrofit: warm roof, MVHR, heating & wood burning stoves..https://t.co/y5sOu0FN0J

. Of course fitting MVHR in a retrofit situation is always going to be more difficult. We had to compromise in certain areas with boxing of the ducting..for example in top floor in the warm cathedral roof our clients wanted the roof to go right up to the apex but we had to flatten it off and go instead for a false ceiling at the top of the apex to hide the main ducting. But saying that, our site foreman Jude’s done it really well..there’s a bit of boxing on the middle floor as you go into the bathroom on the landing but it’s difficult to know how else we could have done it. There’s no exposed ducting, it’s not like Stirley barn. The MVHR system is similar to that used at the Golcar Passivhaus although at Golcar it was a big open plan space, with inter-joined room, so we were able to use more of a cascade system for air flows. The Cumberworth project is not open plan and th...

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greenbuildingstore.co.uk 26 Jan '16, 9am

Post: MVHR Technical Manager, full-time permanent Reporting to: Nell Griffiths, Manager, Services Department Salary: t.b.c...