2019 October 26 Passive House + Sustainable Building: Passive Sheltered Scheme 500 Years in the Making

26 October 2018 by Jason Quinn

Beautiful English Passive House social housing apartments for the elderly: “18 apartments split into three blocks totalling 1057 sqm treated floor area. The larger block is comprised of 14 one-bedroom apartments at 55 sqm each, while the two identical smaller buildings each contain two two-bed apartments at 68 sqm each.”

Unlike most project descriptions, this article has a refreshingly frank “lessons learned” section that touches on the value of employing a dedicated airtightness contractor to make sure this crucial detail is done right from the start. Also if you like brick, it contains good construction details.

Passive House + Sustainable Building

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