Apr 26, 2017 Last Updated 12:59 PM, Apr 20, 2017
Innovative product developments, unrivalled performance certification and an exciting range of software support packages, all combine to strengthen Schöck’s continued position as the number one supplier of verifiable performance thermal break technology.
REHAU’s expertise in the Passivhaus sector has been perfectly demonstrated with an installation of windows and doors in one of the UK’s first Passivhaus certified social housing projects.
Having long been recognised for its knowledge and commitment to sustainable architecture, Architype architects was one of the first practices to pick up the baton for Passivhaus in the UK, with a series of celebrated Passivhaus school buildings.
VMZINC® double lock standing seam and flatlock panels in ANTHRA-ZINC® were used in the construction of the Macro Micro Studio at the University of Dundee. The zero-energy prototype was built in the Botanic Gardens by eight Architecture Masters students seeking to achieve ‘an off-grid, energy…
The children of Burry Port town in Llanelli have reached the end of the first-term in their new school; the first Passivhaus school development to be built in Wales.
JJI-Joists are the versatile answer for building whether it’s for floors, walls or large span roofs.

Rethinking history

  • Apr 26, 2017
  • Published in Upfront
Herefordshire’s new Archive and Record Centre (HARC) is the first archive facility in the UK to be designed and constructed to the Passivhaus standard, as well as the first built to the new guidance for the storage and exhibition of archival materials, PD5454, as released…
Saint-Gobain UK and Ireland has announced the launch of its Passivhaus Tradesperson Course, enabling tradespeople to gain international accreditation for one of the world’s most efficient energy standards.
The Arts University Bournemouth Passivhaus Studios, designed by Frias-Robles Associates Ltd (www.fradesign.co.uk), was a finalist in the ‘Best Education Building’ Category of the LABC Building Excellence Awards and won ‘Best Sustainable Project’ in the Regional LABC Awards.

Enhancing user experience

  • Apr 26, 2017
  • Published in Upfront
Now in its 30th year of practice, Architype is synonymous with honest and sustainable design. Most noted for its contributions to the Passivhaus movement in the UK, this pioneering practice is continuing to develop a robust palette of alternative and healthy materials for its future-led…

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