Building profiles

Printworks

Printworks

Printworks is part of a major initiative to increase the supply of affordable housing in London. The 168 plot scheme of 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments has a high performance building envelope and gas communal heating system. 

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Printworks

Key facts:

Location:

London

CO₂:

Ecohomes Very Good

Construction:

Prefabricated unitised facade

Technologies:

Gas Communal Heat, PV
Rowner Project - Apartments Block C

Rowner Project - Apartments Block C

This 3-storey block has twelve 2 and 3 bedroom apartments and is the first development to be built specifically to the Fabric Energy Efficiency Standard (FEES) which is expected to be a requirement for all new homes from 2016. 

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Rowner Project - Apartments Block C

Key facts:

Location:

Gosport

CO₂:

25% reduction over Part L 2006 (CfSH Level 3)

Construction:

Masonry (thin-joint)

Technologies:

Gas Boiler, MVHR
Adelaide Wharf

Adelaide Wharf

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Adelaide Wharf.pdf

Key facts:

Location:

London

CO₂:

Ecohomes Excellent

Construction:

Concrete frame, Prefabricated insulated cladding panels

Technologies:

Gas Communal Heat
Bramall’s Windmill View House

Bramall’s Windmill View House

A pair of semi-detached houses built in traditional masonry construction (with special two-part cavity ties to cater for the larger insulated cavity) gives a traditional appearance in keeping with the local character.

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Bramall's Windmill.pdf

Key facts:

Location:

Halifax

CO₂:

44% reduction over Part L 2006 (Code Level 4)

Construction:

Masonry

Technologies:

ASHP, MVHR, Solar Thermal, PV
Shine-ZC

Shine-ZC

A dynamic mathematical modelling approach was used to optimise the design of these 6 terrace homes and 3 apartments. The development also incorporates a large underground thermal store, capturing heat so it can be used when needed.

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Shine-ZC

Key facts:

Location:

Derby

CO₂:

Zero emissions (CfSH Level 6)

Construction:

ICF

Technologies:

Solar Thermal, PV, Thermal store, MVHR
Miller Zero Housing Project (Level 4)

Miller Zero Housing Project (Level 4)

Part of a development with homes compliant with Code Levels 3, 4, 5 and 6, the Level 4 house has two storeys and 4 bedrooms. It uses products available on the open market to demonstrate that low carbon housing can be achieved today.   

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Miller Zero Housing Projects.pdf

Key facts:

Location:

Basingstoke

CO₂:

44% reduction over Part L 2006 (CfSH Level 4)

Construction:

Masonry (thin-joint)

Technologies:

GSHP, MVHR
Brookwood Farm

Brookwood Farm

A development including 10 semi-detached homes, latest methods of construction are combined with a traditional appearance. ICF was chosen because it allows a variety of finishes and achieves high energy efficiency and airtightness.

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Brookwood Farm

Key facts:

Location:

Woking

CO₂:

100% reduction over Part L 2006 (CfSH Level 5)

Construction:

ICF

Technologies:

Gas Boiler, PV, MVHR
Greenwatt Way by SSE

Greenwatt Way by SSE

The development of one bed apartments, terraced and detached homes is a live demonstration, testing small-scale district heating and occupant and engagement and interaction with low carbon technologies including MVHR systems.

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Greenwatt Way by SSE

Key facts:

Location:

Slough

CO₂:

150% reduction over Part L 2006 (CfSH Level 6)

Construction:

Masonry, Timber frame

Technologies:

Biomass Boiler, ASHP, GSHP, PV
Carter Homes East Row

Carter Homes East Row

An efficient and flexibly designed home, living spaces are positioned at the southern side of the building to maximise the potential for passive solar gain, with bedrooms located at the rear to minimise the possibility of overheating.

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Carter Homes East Row

Key facts:

Location:

Lincolnshire

CO₂:

103% reduction over Part L 2006 (CfSH Level 5)

Construction:

Masonry

Technologies:

Biomass Boiler, PV, MVHR