Location: North Wales
Size: 430 sqm
Construction System: Masonry Solid wall with EWI (external wall insulated facade)
Key Features: Mechanical Ventilation & Heat Recovery System (MVHR) installed in order to significantly improve the energy efficiency of the dwelling, reduce condensation levels and also provide for a more healthier environment.
The air tightness of the dwelling is significantly higher than Building Regulation requirements in order to maximise the benefits of the MVHR system.
The dwelling was carefully designed in order to fully enhance solar gain capabilities within a highly restricted plot.
Low energy lighting components were utilised throughout the dwelling.
Client Comments: “(Passivhaus-Plus) really saved the project. Without them the house wouldn’t have been anywhere near as good as it is”