Passfield Drive

We have received two shortlistings for the The Sustainable Housing Awards 2012 organised by Inside Housing and Sustainable Housing magazines. Passfield Drive has been shortlisted in the Low Energy Social Housing Project of the Year category and bere:architects has been shortlisted in the Sustainable Social Housing Consultancy of the Year category.

Thermal imaging of Passfield Drive
One of the trickiest aspects of sustainable housing is the existing building stock, but a scheme to involve small business in retrofitting and boost skills has thrown up some interesting techniques. Now the Green Deal needs to deploy this knowledge.
Article by Eleanor young
Riba Journal April 2011
Thermal imaging at Passfield Drive

New Passivhaus triple glazed windows and doors have now been expertly fitted to the north elevation of 3 Passfield Drive (wall insulation will follow soon). The excellent thermal performance achieved by these windows and the draft-free fitting can be clearly seen in the thermal image of the north elevation below. Comparing the ground floor window of no. 3 to the neighbouring property on the left it is remarkable how much better our house is performing. The same can be said when considering the difference between the new front door of no.

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