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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Now we need dwle 9 days ago. It drnby a steep learning curve for everyone and it took us a while to work it all out. Skip to main content. 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. Another airtightness tape was used to seal the gap between the window and the plywood box.

Thanks for your write up on your beautyfull passivhouse. More information on the Denby Dale Passivhaus, including technical films and a 40 page technical briefing, is at www. Products used in this project.

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

Do you have a story to tell? 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.

Download PDF of this case study. For more information on Denby Dale, please click deby. I did more or kess 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.

We were able to make a significant savings straight away. The house runs itself.

Green Building Design Why ‘Green’? Super insulation is fundamental to Passivhaus construction, along with close attention around junctions of these elements.

Energy is not going to come down in price in the foreseeable future. We use cookies on our website.

It is really important that people get to experience the comfort, warmth and air quality of Passivhaus buildings first hand to help spread the word.

It allows for sufficient and comfortable ventilation to all areas of the house whilst minimising the loss of heat gained from the sun, human activity, cooking, showering, electrical appliances etc.

Economics, performance, availability, ease of fitting and reducing thermal bypass were all among the benefits of the Knauf Insulation products chosen. By continuing to browse our website, you consent to our use of cookies in accordance with our cookie policy. I contacted Cllr Andrew Cooper about projects for social housing with Passive in mind, on Plane Street, Huddersfield 18 months ago and re-contacted him just recently as nothing had happened as far as I know.


Denby Dale Passivhaus: 5 years on

Comfort and joy Today the house is a warm and comfortable 21 degrees inside, 10 degrees outside. It optimises heat from the sun and Mechanical Ventilation with Heat Recovery MVHR provides constant fresh air and helps retain the heat inside the house. The Denby Dale Passivhaus in West Yorkshire has sought to provide a solution to the urgent need to drastically cut the CO2 emissions from buildings in the UK and has tried to create a low-cost and easily replicable template for low energy Passivhaus construction, using techniques and materials familiar to British builders.

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Ecopassiv – Passivhaus compatible windows. Our gas bills are slightly more over the winter as it is also used for domestic hot water heating when the thermal hot water solar panels are not in operation.

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