Creating an exceptional passivhaus home

A stylish Passivhaus home in South Manchester has achieved exceptional levels of airtightness through a combination of careful detailing and a high performance structure, provided by the Kingspan TEK Building System.   Steve and Mel Howarth hired certified Passivhaus designers, PHI Architects, to create their dream home. After considerable research, PHI selected

New database of ‘passive house’ components

New database of 'passive house' components

Whether just browsing or to find a specific product – a new online database provides a detailed overview of components for Passive House construction. All of the products, which have been independently tested and certified with reference to their energy-relevant qualities, are listed together with relevant technical information; triple-glazed windows

Passivhaus uses ISO-BLOCO-ONE sealing tape

The award winning Whitwell House has achieved Passivhaus standards with ISO-CHEMIE sealing tape

High performance foam sealing tape has helped a specialist timber frame building achieve Passivhaus low energy standards.   Whitwell House passive house is a five bedroom detached family house located in the conservation area of Whitwell village on the north shore of Rutland Water.   The house has been designed to the Passivhaus low

Passivhaus development on Isle of Wight completes

Cameron Close passivhaus homes, designed by PCKO Architects

Southern Housing Group, one of the largest housing associations in the south east of England, has delivered its first ever scheme, Cameron Close, built to the PassivHaus standards, an environmentally friendly approach to building design and development in Freshwater on the Isle of Wight has been completed.   Built on a 1.5

Jersey home set for Enerphit with Kingspan Tek

Jersey home set for Enerphit with Kingspan Tek

A 1960’s bungalow is expected to become Jersey’s first EnerPHit certified home thanks to an extensive refurbishment, featuring the Kingspan TEK® Building System.   The owners prepared a sensitive redesign and extension of their own property, set within Jersey’s Green Zone conservation area. The final home combines a range of traditional