Energy Efficient Building Fabric

Energy Efficient Building Fabric

  • Insulated (150mm deep) concrete floor.
  • Extra wide (125mm) insulated cavity with brick and thermal block traditional construction.
  • Insulated (450mm deep) roof void.
  • Triple glazed, white coloured, traditionally styled casement UPVC windows, all fitted with low ‘E’ glass, argon gas filled sealed units and locking catches.
  • Double glazed white coloured sliding sash UPVC windows, all fitted with low ‘E’ glass, argon gas filled sealed units and locking catches.
  • Triple glazed, French style open out pair of patio doors, all fitted with low ‘E’ glass, argon gas filled sealed units and a 3 point locking mechanism.
  • Solid core insulated G.R.P. front and rear doors in a UPVC frame with 3 point locking. A view hole and a stainless steel letter plate and handle are fitted to the front door.
  • NOTE:
    1. All front doors are black coloured externally, with inside thumb-turn latch and key operation externally.
    2. All rear doors are half glazed and white coloured externally with key operation both sides.
    3. All external doors, front and rear, are white coloured internally
  • Whole dwelling continuous ventilation system with extract vents to kitchen, utility (where applicable), cloakroom, bathroom and en-suite (where applicable) to all home styles.
  • Waste water heat recovery device to all home styles of Phase I – plots 59-79 and 89-93.
  • Waste water heat recovery device fitted to home styles Byron, Dawson, Dawson ‘A’, Defoe, Drake ‘D’, Lowry and Rhodes of Phase II – plot 2, 6, 8-15, 17, 25-28, 36-44, 52-58, 62-64, 67, 69, 72, 74, 75 and 78-83.
  • Photovoltaic ‘flush fit’ solar panels are fitted to the roofs of home styles Bentham, Chambers, Chaucer ‘A’ and Chesterton of Phase II – plots 1, 3-5, 7, 29, 61, 65, 66, 68, 70, 71, 73, 76 and 77.
  • Smart meters are provided with an internal monitor to indicate energy use at all times to all home styles.
Energy efficient building fabric examples
Energy efficient building fabric examples