retrofit for the future
client: Metropolitan Housing Partnership
An eco-renovation of two purpose-built flats and conversion into a 3-bedroom family house designed for the ‘Retrofit for the Future Competition’. The house is owned by Metropolitan Housing Partnership. The competition required an 80% reduction on UK average housing which is the 2050 government target and this is achieved by designed to passivhaus standard using PHPP (passivhaus planning package) the total primary energy use for all appliances, domestic hot water and space heating and cooling is predicted as less than 115 kWh/m2/yr
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The project was completed in February 2011 and will be monitored for 2 years.