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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Subscribe to Archello’s newsletter. Mark Siddall Vaudeville Court: Understanding and modelling thermal bridging is becoming absolutely critical to accurately predicting the heat loss of a building.

I contacted Cllr Andrew Cooper passvhaus projects for social housing with Passive in mind, on Plane Street, Huddersfield 18 months ago and re-contacted him just passihaus as nothing had happened as far as I know. Many thanks, Murray — Penzance. Whatever we do to it, the house runs along performing perfectly, hour after hour, day after day, year after year. Want to see more like this? I did more or psssivhaus the same in my house 20 years ago and am equally happyno energy bills at all many solar panels and the most comfortable house one can imagine.

Economics, performance, availability, ease of fitting and reducing thermal bypass were all among the benefits of the Knauf Insulation products chosen.

Thanks for your write up on your beautyfull passivhouse. There are no draughts or uneven temperatures. It has super insulation and triple glazing on windows and doors combined with insulated timber frame all help to retain heat. 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. Only vested interest could explain the unpersuaded Passivhaus sceptic! Soon afterwards a new operating system was installed which has helped regulate the boiler better.

Every time a Passivhaus is built you paseivhaus a mushrooming of expertise passivhau a mushrooming of understanding and knowledge. E2 Architecture The Larch House: Rather than using energy, it is about making the most of the small energy that you need. It wins on comfort, it wins on cost, it wins on sustainability. See how easily we could have solved the climate crisis if we had started in ! By clicking anywhere on our website you will accept our cookie policy.


Please let us know if you have any case studies, resources or simple actions to share. Denby Passivhxus Passivhaus 0. The original design details developed for the project can also be used as a template for the construction industry as to how to minimize thermal bridging, improve energy efficiency and maximise the airtightness of projects built using cavity wall construction.

Denby Dale Passivhaus: The UK’s first cavity wall Passivhaus Green Building Store

Visitors have included Shadow Ministers, US Passivhaus Designers, schoolchildren, university students, building apprentices, self-builders and co-housing passighaus, architects, builders, Kirklees councillors and local MPs. If we do this, society wins, the people who live in it win, the housing stock wins and the planet wins. The Denby Dale Passivhaus’ design and construction pays particular attention to junctions, which are always difficult for airtightness because of the differential movement between different materials.

The house runs itself. However, the client did receive a grant denbt install solar thermal panels for hot water. Thermal bypass refers to air movement through or around insulation, which can reduce its effectiveness. Super insulation Super insulation is fundamental to Passivhaus construction, along with close attention around junctions of these elements.

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Denby Dale Passivhaus: 5 years on

For the Denby Dale Passivhaus this meant design detailing for windtightness andcareful installation of insulation. One of our big challenges is getting Passivhaus supported in Government. Built by Green Building Store’s construction division – Green Building Company – the project is the first certified Passivhaus in the UK to be built using cavity wall construction and has pioneered the combination of British vernacular construction methods with the German low energy Passivhaus design methodology.


MVHR is an absolutely integral passivhais for achieving the necessary performance levels needed for Passivhaus buildings. Making buildings better Products and support for energy efficient homes and buildings.

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Earthwool DriTherm Cavity Slabs are flexible enough to eliminate air gaps and prevent heat loss due to their inherent passivhajs to knit together at joints between the slabs. Facebook Twitter LinkedIn youtube. Airtight measures include west plaster barrier applied inside the walls, minimising shrinkage between wall and floor and use of airtightness tapes and membranes.

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It has an ever-so- comfortable environment that is steady and unchanging throughout the house. An adhesive-backed airtightness tape was then attached to the plywood with a fleece wrapped into the wet plaster, making the junction between the plywood and plaster airtight. Skip to main content. Download PDF of this case study.

Although not a requirement of Passivhaus design, addressing thermal bypass — by reducing air movement through or around insulation — is becoming good building practice. Minimising thermal bypass Thermal bypass paseivhaus to air movement through or around insulation, which can reduce its effectiveness.

Denby Dale Passivhaus

By continuing to browse our website, you consent to our use of cookies in accordance with our cookie policy. Where did you hear about us? Super insulation is fundamental to Passivhaus construction, along with close attention around junctions of these elements.

Dal Facebook Twitter LinkedIn youtube. Another airtightness tape was used to seal the gap between the window and the plywood box. Green Building Design Why ‘Green’?