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Comprehensive Refurbishment and Extensions to AECB Silver Standard

This refurbishment was assessed using Passivhaus software and works carried out to AECB Silver Standard.

A 2 storey front and side extension were added to provide a new annexe, and a rear single storey extension was also added.

The whole building was externally insulated, and floors replaced and insulated.

Materials to match and to be sympathetic to the existing building were used. Triple glazing throughout was installed, along with mechanical ventilation with heat recovery and solar shading to the southern elevation.

Other features included a sedum flat roof; solar thermal for heating hot water and solar PV panels.