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Goldsmith Street Passivhaus under construction

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Goldsmith Street Passivhaus under construction

  The Goldsmith Street Passivhuas project commissioned by Norwich City Council and being constructed by RG Carter is well underway on site. The Passivhaus development is progressing quickly, it will consist of 105 dwellings, a mix of 2- and 3-storey houses and apartment blocks. WARM role has been the mechanical service design and Passivhaus consultancy. We have developed simple services with the focus on designing for install, commissioning and use. Also, as Passivhaus consultants our input has been most notable on the glazing design, where we have helped balance heat loss, overheating...

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Primrose Park

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Primrose Park

Our role: Passivhaus consultancy including site support   The project: Bodmin Road will provide 72 homes (6 of which are flats, the rest two storey houses) on a brownfield site in Plymouth. The first 3 blocks achieved Passivhaus Certification in April 2018, with the rest of the site due to follow during 2018.   Our focus: As Passivhaus consultants our input has been concentrated on three areas: Glazing design, where we have helped balance heat loss, overheating risk and daylight design. Simple services with focus on designing for installation, commissioning and use. Developing a ...

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Agar grove

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Agar grove

Our role Passivhaus Certification   The project: ~350 dwellings over a number of blocks. Initially 35 flats in a single block.   Our focus: The larger site at Agar poses many different problems in comparison to low rise dwellings, for example the mechanical services design becomes critical and thermal bridging can be much more significant.   As well as certifying this project we have provided training for the design teams, given initial advice on buildability and thermal performance, and are looking forward to significant site presence.   The team Client: Camden Council Architect: Hawkins...

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Admirals Hard

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Admirals Hard

Our role Passivhaus consultancy + design services (refurbishment) Mechanical services design On-site project management Post occupancy monitoring   The project: An office above a newsagent’s in Plymouth, originally built in the 1950s. Although the entire building was treated to a thermal performance upgrade, only the office is EnerPHit certified. Our focus: This is the latest in string of low-energy development projects by WARM homes.  As it is our own office and we wanted to be as involved as possible throughout the process. We undertook all the major design work, we had a significant site...

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Fairglen

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Fairglen

Our role: Passivhaus consultancy & mechanical services design The project: 20 homes for open market, one of the first purely speculative Passivhaus developments in the UK   Our focus: Lowering construction cost whist achieving Passivhaus.  Low energy all electric heating and hot water design. The team: Client: Percy Williams Construction Architects: Lilly Lewarne...

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