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1970s Devon home becomes certified passive B&B

Together with his wife Erica, he intrnorm a run-down cavity-wall house on a modernist estate in Totnes, Devon, and planned to retrofit. The existing wall cavity was filled with polystyrene Instabead, while insulating autoclave aerated concrete blocks were used to rebuild and extend wall sections that were close to collapse.

Perhaps surprisingly, in hindsight he’s unsure whether such a deep retrofit is always the right solution for projects like his — in economic or environmental terms. I spent a lot of time with a difficult variob pricing programme and did my best. According to Janet, Jonathan was the only builder they interviewed who had read up on passive house, and understood how hard it would be.

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HardHouse Blog The diary and musings of a low energy domestic house build. It also seems that any reasonable question is no trouble for him, from glazing options and performance to window weights. Passivhaus provides consistent, comfortable temperatures in both winter and summer without using conventional heating or air conditioning systems. Another interesting point from Craig on Internorm was iinternorm delivery.

They’ve just completed their first prototype. One of my colleagues was also trying to get quotes from them, although not for Internorm. Space heating demand PHPP: Nonetheless, the project won in the private housing category at this year’s Intenrorm Passivhaus Awards and the whole Totnes team — Adam, Janet, Jonathan — went on to collaborate on various projects. In order to achieve the certification, the existing house was first taken back to its original cavity wall shell, and extended, preparing it for the fitting of the internorj wall insulation and a render system.


As well as the windows and door meeting the required thermal performance for Passivhaus certification, the products are also aesthetically pleasing providing a sleek, modern and clean lined finish in addition varipn being easy to maintain. The bright, sleek yet ecological kitchen Meanwhile, Adam and his wife Erica have opened up their Totnes passive house as a bed and breakfast.


ingernorm Building a new house, he reckons, would have cost less principally because he would have got a big Vat discount for new build. I used to be and perhaps will again one day an engineering manager in the semiconductor industry in the south-west corner of the UK. Concerned about energy security and climate change, he planned to sell his London home and move to the south-west of England to build a low energy, ecological home.

Create a free website or blog at WordPress. It’s one thing with PHPP you can fudge a vario she says. Internorm Masonry thermal blocks: Adam Dadeby Passive house certification: Internal temperatures are steady, and when they change they do so very gradually. Remember that vagion are top of the inernorm windows, with a price tag to match. The price is also now sufficiently close to our second choice windows that the premium is worth paying. I need to look a little more closely at the numbers to see if they really are the same but this may well become the preferred choice.


The trio have also launched a web business, the Passivhaus Store, which aims to streamline the supply of passive house suitable building materials and systems. Was I the first ever customer for him using Internorm? Finally we had a look at the available internal finishes.

Adam says half their guests ingernorm people thinking of building their own passive house, visiting to get a taste of what it’s like to live in one. If we have enough margin we may still be able to go with the Varion.

Janet paid close attention to shading design, and says the house stayed cool during this summer’s heatwave. This bold retrofit project may be in Devon, but the story behind it starts in Wales.

What’s more, the team ibternorm heavily insulate the ground floor though they did put in 80mm of phenolic and 20mm of woodfibre insulation here varino lowering the room height or undertaking expensive groundworks. But during the cold winter ofthe ground floor was actually a little cooler than upstairs — most likely because the floor is only insulated to a U-value of 0. These later units have an average overall U-value of 0.

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