First UK Passivhaus to be built with cavity wall construction. • Design & build project led by Green Building Store. • Denby Dale, West Yorkshire • Private. The Case Study I have chosen is the Denby Dale Passivhaus. The rationale behind this decision was mainly due to the wealth of resources provided. Design Case Study. Denby Dale Passivhaus was built for a private client who wanted a three bedroom detached house, built to a strict budget of £, on an.

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It is incredibly encouraging to see how much Passivhaus has grown over the 5 years and to compare where it was then and where it is now…. It allows for sufficient and comfortable ventilation to all areas of the house whilst minimising the loss of heat gained from the sun, human activity, cooking, showering, electrical appliances etc. Please let us know if you have any case studies, resources or simple actions to share. Dear Geoff and Kate, Thank you for your inspiration and encouragement to those of us who drnby to follow dnby your footsteps with Passivhaus.

Denby Dale Passivhaus: Derrie O’Sullivan

This is achieved by use of a sophisticated heat exchanger driven by two very efficient fans. Energy is not going to dals down in price in the foreseeable future.


Download PDF of this case study. I contacted Cllr Andrew Cooper about projects for social housing with Passive in mind, on Plane Street, Huddersfield 18 months ago and re-contacted him just recently as nothing had happened as far as I know. We like to hope that those visits have helped people on their Passivhaus journey, just as were we helped when we first visited Passivhaus homes in Austria.

The incoming air is blown past the outgoing air and is used to heat the incoming air. By clicking anywhere on our website you will accept our cookie policy.

The house runs itself. In addition to its thermal performance glass mineral wool also has other sustainable features. Want to see more like this? Economics, performance, availability, ease of fitting and reducing thermal bypass were all among the benefits of the Knauf Insulation products chosen.

Denby Dale Passivhaus 0. MVHR is an absolutely integral component for achieving the necessary performance levels needed for Passivhaus buildings. Facebook Twitter LinkedIn youtube.

Denby Dale Passivhaus: 5 years on

This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience ppassivhaus our website. It was a steep learning curve for everyone and it took us a while to work it all out.

If we do this, society wins, the people who live in it win, the housing stock wins and the planet wins. More information on the Denby Dale Passivhaus, including technical films renby a 40 page technical briefing, is at www. Bill Butcher – Green Building Company.


Denby Dale Passivhaus

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Earthwool DriTherm Cavity Slabs are BBA Certified for all exposure zones and formally guaranteed for ddenby years to prevent the transmission of liquid water from the outer masonry leaf to the inner masonry leaf. It had thick stone walls and was draughty and bitterly cold.

Maximising airtightness Passivhaus buildings require very high levels of airtightness 0. All new housing should be Passivhaus but if you are going to prioritise anything it should be social housing. E2 Architecture The Larch House: We went away to a country cottage in Cornwall a couple of years sale. Has progress been made? It is really important that people get to experience the comfort, warmth and air quality of Passivhaus buildings first hand to help spread the word.

The project has pioneered the combination of British vernacular construction methods with the German low energy Passivhaus design methodology. Super daale is fundamental to Passivhaus construction, along with close attention around junctions of these elements.

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