28 Apr '16, 3pm

Check out this residential building, proving Passivhaus can be comfortable, healthy AND beautiful

Camden Passivhaus Location: Camden, London Completion Status: Spring 2010 Occupancy: Occupied Architect: Bere:architects Consultant: Alan Clarke - services engineer; Rodrigues Associates - substructure engineer; Green Building Store - heat recovery ventilation design; Kaufman Zimmerei - Timber superstructure & engineering; Contractor: Visco - UK based main contractor Client: Private Share this project: This timber framed 118m², two bedroom house is the first certified Passivhaus in London, setting a benchmark for energy efficient designfor the city. The primary objective of the project was to achieve a comfortable home for the client’s young family, while minimizing energyconsumption. The 118m², two bedroom, family house is constructed with a heavily insulated prefabricated timber frame, clad in European larch. It is cheap to run, achieving a heating saving of 90% compared...

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