30 Nov '12, 2pm

Chance to visit the Ledbury Passivhaus:

Wahroonga is a recently completed Passivhaus in Ledbury, Herefordshire. The timber frame insulated with a mixture of sheep’s wool and ‘Warmcell’ (Uwalls=0.09 W/m2K) sits on a 200mm reinforced concrete slab (for thermal mass) insulated below with 300mm EPS (Ufloor=0.12 W/m2K). Heating is provided by a conventional gas central heating system. Natural lighting has been emphasized by providing daylight from at least two sides in each room. Certified Passivhaus windows (Alphawin Uw= 0.68 W/mK) and doors (Alu2Wood Uw= 0.77 W/m2K) have timber frames clad externally in aluminium. The MVHR unit (Paul Novus 300) is located outside the thermal envelope in a small single storey extension to the rear of the house; water saving and A+ rated appliances, micro-bore hot-water piping, low energy lighting throughout. Externally, lime render and untreated local Douglas fir cladding; reclaimed...

Full article: http://aecb.net/news/2012/11/wahroongaledbury-herefordshi...

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