The brief was to take a Georgian style un insulated thermally inefficient house not in particularly good condition and turn it into a well insulated low energy family home, incorporating renewable energy.
70mm insulated backed plaster board to all external walls and ceilings
150mm kingspan below floor slab
Double glazed purpose made timber windows with Argon fill
Conservation double glazed roof lights
2 x Dimplex flat plate solar thermal collectors
2 x Daikin 14KW high temp air source heat pumps linked to a 500ltr Enviroheat alpha series accumulator linked to a Flamco un-vented hot water cylinder with a secondary return
LK wood 22 and clip rail system underfloor heating throughout
Roca W+W Loo + Wash basin
The Roca W+W use’s waste water from the washbasin to fill the toilet cistern.
Water-reuse technology used in the W+W can reduce water usage by up to 25% compared to a standard toilet.
Matki EX5/0 thermostatic shower valves
Water Efficient IFO Cera short 3832 + 3800 Toilets
12 x Panasonic 2.88 KWP HIT ground mounted Photovoltaic system
Low energy LED lighting throughout
Low impact recycled materials where possible